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The 50 Worst Charities; and From Methodist to Atheist

06/14/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Coming up today we’ll discuss the recent report by the Tampa Bay Times and the Center for Investigative Reporting on the 50 Worst Charities in the US.

And later we’ll talk with one of Florida’s leading atheists.

The Tampa Bay Times, CNN and the Center for Investigative Journalism produced a report this week called AMERICA’S WORST CHARITIES. Kris Hundley from the Tampa Bay Times and Kendall ...

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Boston Bombing

04/19/13 Ahmed Bedier
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Discussion and opinion on the latest updates on the Boston bombing.

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Daniel Ruth of the Tampa Bay Times Discusses State and Local Political issues

11/26/12 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Good afternoon, welcome to the Last Call. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll talk with Tampa Bay Times columnist and editorial board member Daniel Ruth.

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Nobel Prize Winner Says Age of Enlightenment in Danger of Rollback

09/28/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Next up-- the humanist group of the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater is sponsoring a talk on Sunday Sept 30th by Sir Harold Kroto. He is the 1996 Nobel Laureate in chemistry. Currently he holds the Francis Epps Chair of chemistry at FSU. The talk, entitled “Science, Society and Responsibility” will begin at 12:30 in the Octagon at UUC. The UUC campus is located at 2470 Nursery Rd., Clearwater. Sir Harry says he's concerned that with the rise of religious political influence around t...

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Amendment 8 critics warn against dismantling church-state separation listen

09/25/12 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Is Florida’s Amendment 8 a mandate for religious freedom? That was the theme of a public meeting last Saturday. Americans United for Separation of Church and State organized the gathering at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Sarasota. The 3 keynote speakers and the roughly 40 people in attendance painted a foreboding picture if the amendment passes.

On the ballot Amendment 8 is called “Religious Freedom” but according to some the wording is disingenuous. Howard Simon, the...

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JoAnna Brooks discusses The Book of Mormon Girl

09/20/12 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Joanna Brooks is an award-winning scholar of religion and American Culture and a senior correspondent for religion Dispatches.org. She has been named one of "13 religious women to watch" by the Center for American Progress and one of "50 politicos to watch" by Politico.com. Often referred to as a "Mormon Translator", Joanna is gifted at explaining Mormonism to non-Mormons and has been featured on NPR, MSNBC, Huffington Post and other web postings. Her writings have appeared on the Huffingt...

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Atheists rent billboard in Tampa during Republican convention: "God fixation won't fix this nation."

08/23/12 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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An atheist group has rented a billboard in Tampa during next week's Republican convention.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation wants to tell visiting delegates to keep religion out of politics. In a press release they say the billboard will be displayed beginning today on Kennedy Boulevard west of Arrawana Street. It says "God fixation won't fix this nation."

The group will display the [same billboard](https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151128462082229&set=a....

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Religious leaders warn against crossing the fine line between faith and politics listen

03/26/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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As Americans are in the midst of a heated election year, a group of interfaith leaders is concerned about religious views being incorporated into politics. At a panel discussion at St. Petersburg College in Seminole this month, each member expressed devout religious views, but none supported basing political decisions on theological beliefs.

Abhi Janamanchi is a minister with the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater. His church doesn’t endorse and particular ...

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Religious leaders: Florida's anti-Sharia bills are "an attack on all religions" listen

03/07/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Multi-denominational religious leaders and advocacy groups came together in Tampa to speak out against twin bills in the Florida House and Senate. The measures would ban Foreign Laws from use in Florida courtrooms. Speakers at the press conference this afternoon said the proposed law is an attack on religious freedom.

The legislation passed the Florida House last week by a wide margin, 92-24. It hasn’t been heard on the Senate floor yet, but easily passed through two committees. The bi...

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Newt Gingrich in Tampa: I'm tired of being lectured about supporting every other religion listen

01/30/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tomorrow’s presidential preference primary could decide the eventual GOP nomination. Frontrunners Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney are aggressively campaigning for a victory in Florida. Gingrich made a stop in Tampa this afternoon at the Tampa Jet Center where he told supporters he has run a cleaner and more deserving campaign than Romney.

“Romney then decided that the only way to stop me was a three and a half mil...

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