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WEDU's Florida This Week, and Hillsborough drafts ordinance on wage theft listen

05/18/15 Rob Lorei
MidPoint with WMNF News Monday
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Tags: WEDU, Florida This Week, Medicaid expansion, Rick Scott, ACA, obama, Patrick Mantaiga, Chris Ingram, Amy Hollyfield, Darryl Paulson, wage theft, Bruce Nissen, Jeanette Smith, Cheryl Shroeder, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Today we listen to the latest episode of WEDU's Florida this week, moderated by Radioactivity Host Rob Lorei. The topic of discussion centers around medicaid expansion, particularly Rick Scott's refusal to accept money tied to the ACA while asking the Obama administration to expand low-income pool funding within the state. the budget chiefs of the house and senate met recently and have said they made "a fair amount of progress", but the governor has warned state agencies to prepare for a po...

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Move to Amend rallies for full disclosure of political contributions by corporations

04/02/15 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: Move To Amend, obama, corporations, political contributions, Rae Claire Johnson, Ted Cruz, New York Times, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Today political advocacy group Move to Amend will be holding a nationwide series of rallies calling for President Obama to sign an executive order requiring full disclosure of political contributions from corporations. We talk to Rae Claire Johnson of Move to Amend Pinellas on how corporate involvement in politics can pose conflicts of interests and the benefits of greater transparency regarding corporate donations.[The group will be holding a rally tonight](https://movetoamend.org/fl-st-pete...

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Listener reactions and the Republican response to Obama's state of the union address

01/21/15 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Tags: obama, State of the Union, Joni Ernst

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Today we listen to excerpts from last night's State of the Union address followed by a republican response lead by Iowa senator Joni Ernst. Host Rob Lorei then opens up the phoneline for listeners' thoughts and opinions.

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Radioactivity listeners weigh in on the President's immigration speech listen

11/21/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Tags: immigration, obama

Today on Radioactivity we hear the President's speech on immigration and then Rob Lorei opened the phones to hear what listeners thought.

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President Obama's State of the Union Address listen

01/29/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Tags: State of the Union, obama

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Today Radioactivity discusses President Obama's State of the Union address. Rob Lorei plays a portion of the speech and also airs the main Republican response to the State of the Union from Congress member Cathy Mcmorris Rodgers.

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Nuclear negotiations with Iran & Walmart gains advantage with low wage employees listen

11/25/13 Rob Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Tags: Iran, obama, Walmart, Affordable Care Act

Today on the Last Call Rob Lorei discusses nuclear negotiations with Iran and comments from Rick Scott that Obama’s nuclear deal will not stop Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons. The show also explores the Affordable Care Act, and reasons behind why employee wages at Walmart are so low.

Watch video on Walmart's business secret here: http://ourfuture.org/20131125/best-walmart-video

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Uncovering Benghazi Myths listen

10/24/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: Benghazi, Media Matters, Dick Cheney, Libya, obama, Clinton, Ari Rabin Havt

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Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei explores the ongoing conspiracy theories of Benghazi and separates fact from fiction with the help of Ari Rabin Havt, who works for Media Matters and is the co-author of the e-book The Benghazi Hoax.

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Open phone lines to talk in the wake of the Zimmerman verdict.

07/16/13 Pat Kemp
Last Call Tuesday
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Open phone lines in the wake of the Zimmerman verdict and discussion about President Obama's comments on the how we move forward post verdict.

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Interview with Obama for President Campaign Manager Jim Messina About Wednesday's Debate

10/05/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. In a moment we'll speak with President Obama's campaign manager Jim Messina about Wednesday's presidential candidate's debate. But first seven listener comments about yesterday' program Most of the comments are about the debate.

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Occupy Tampa mic-checks Mitt Romney fundraiser in Tampa listen

11/30/11 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Last night six members of Occupy Tampa were kicked out of a Mitt Romney fundraiser at the Tampa Museum of Art. Outside about 100 fellow protesters shouted the word "shame" when they saw hired security forcefully eject the would-be infiltrators.

The suggested donation for the private fundraiser was $2,500, but when Occupy Tampa’s protesters found out that they could pay anything they could afford t...

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