The Florida Legislature passes a bill banning children 15 and under from having some social media accounts

The Florida bill would require platforms to use age verification before accounts are created, with the verifications also affecting adults.
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The Florida Senate is about to pass a bill to prevent kids from creating some social media accounts

The Florida Senate is ready to pass a high-profile bill that seeks to prevent children under age 16 from creating social media accounts.
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The Florida Legislature could provide reprieves from a controversial 2023 law that requires local elected officials to disclose information about their personal finances.

A bill would exempt mayors and members of local governing boards in communities with 500 people or fewer from the Florida requirement.
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A Florida Panhandle sheriff’s deputy fired shots toward a handcuffed suspect after mistaking an acorn landing for gunfire

The incident was triggered not by an actual threat, but rather by the sound of an acorn hitting an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s patrol car.
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Tampa flight attendants join countrywide protest for better wages

On Tuesday, flight attendants protested at airports across the country for better pay. WMNF's Chris Young reports from Tampa.
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Listen to the oral arguments at the Florida Supreme Court over Amendment 4 on abortion rights

The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments about proposed constitutional Amendment 4 regarding abortion rights.
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WMNF is happy to announce our new Membership Coordinator, Robin Milcowitz

Robin is a community activist, wife, and mother of two. She has been a longtime supporter and volunteer of WMNF and has been doing graphic design work for the station for over 20 years. Her...

WMNF 88.5 FM receives fantastic accolades in Creative Loafing’s 2023 Best of the Bay awards

We are thrilled to announce that WMNF 88.5 FM has been recognized in Creative Loafing’s 2023 Best of the Bay Awards, both from readers and staff. The station has received multiple accolades, including receiving runner-up...

Colors of Jazz: 60 Incredible Years of Chick Corea

A two-hour special show showcasing the music of Chick Corea on WMNF’s Colors of Jazz, Sunday, July 23, at 8 pm. ET. Hosted by Tim Wright A Jazz Fusion Pioneer In his 60-year musical career,...

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