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Rick Scott Takes Oath As Florida's 45th Governor listen

01/04/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Rick Scott was sworn in as Florida’s 45th governor this morning in Tallahassee. Scott addressed the crowd with a message of prosperity in a struggling economy. Scott’s first public address as governor focused on creating jobs for Floridians.

Governor-Elect Rick Scott shed the ‘elect’ from his title this morning as he was sworn in as governor. The oath taken by Scott as he entered office was met with applause from attendees.

"I, Rick Scott, do solemnly swear that I will sup...

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Pinellas Democrats hold inaguration party in Gulfport listen

01/21/09 Jamie Kidder
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Last night at the Gulfport Casino, the Pinellas County Democrats celebrated the historic election of Barack Obama. Complete with hors d’oeuvres, live music and a cash bar, the event drew a large crowd of Democrats from across the bay area.

The Gulfport Casino was the location for the celebration of Obama’s historic victory. Hosted by the Pinellas County Democratic Executive Committee, tickets were $20. Shortly after doors opened, tickets were sold out and people were turned away at th...

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Obama Inauguration watching parties held around town listen

01/20/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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At least six inauguration-watching parties occurred throughout the Tampa Bay area today. More than 1,000 enthusiastic supporters watched President Barack Obama deliver his inaugural address on the screen of the Tampa Theatre. Nearly 200 people watched at the Bible Based Fellowship Church in Carrollwood. WMNF’s Seán Kinane has this report.

Before the church aired television coverage of Obama taking the oath of office, a p...

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Listeners comment on Barack Obama's inauguration

01/20/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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GOOD AFTERNOON, I'M ROB LOREI WELCOME TO WMNF’S RADIOACTIVITY. ON THIS INAUGURATION DAY. WE’RE GOING TO HEAR FROM SEVERAL LOCAL RESIDENTS WHO ARE IN WASHINGTON FOR THE INAUGURATION. AND LATER WE’LL OPEN THE PHONE LINES.

With 11 million Americans out of work and trillions of dollars lost in the stock market's tumble, newly inaugurated President Barack Obama emphasized that his biggest challenge is to repair the tattered economy left behind by outgoing President George W. Bush.

"Our...

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Historical perspective on the inauguration of Barack Obama

01/17/09 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

Music and spoken word, including poetry, to point to the historic occasion of the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. Doris Kearns Goodwin talked about Abraham Lincoln, the war and his personality.

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Rick Warren will deliver invocation at inauguration

01/17/09 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

Adele Stan, well-known columnist and blogger, commonly posts on Huffington Post and American Prospect and writes for Mother Jones and The Nation. She is particularly known for discussing the intersection of religion and politics. We discussed the choice of Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration.

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