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Demonstrators rally outside courthouse to call for dropped charges for pro-Palestine USF protestors

Listen: A Pro-Palestine demonstration at the University of South Florida resulted in 13 arrests last month. Activists rallied outside of a Tampa courthouse Tuesday to...
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WFLA’s Jeff Beradelli is one TV weatherman who doesn’t shy away from climate change

With the start of Hurricane season just 10 days away, WMNF WaveMakers with Janet & Tom on Tuesday (5/21) discussed the forecast and the impact...
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WFLA Chief Meteorologist Jeff Beranelli

Exploring GLP-1 Agonists: Benefits, Risks, and Holistic Health Solutions with Dr. Fred Harvey

In this episode of the Healthy Steps show on WMNF Tampa, Dr. Fred Harvey discusses the latest news in health, focusing on the popularity and...
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The African Union, The diaspora, the debates

The Forum invited discussion of the African Union and it’s response to crisis on the continent, the diaspora and it’s relationship to the continent and Africa’s place in world events. There was some discussion of...

The Opinion Of Dr. Binoy Kampmark. The Real Tony Montana(s)?

The learned Dr. Binoy Kampmark, senior lecturer at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia is a frequent and welcome contributor to Life Elsewhere. His regular commentaries for CounterPunch are often the raison d’être to invite the...

Historic proposal to merge judicial circuits in Florida causes backlash from lawyers, politicians

Listen: Florida is reviewing whether it should merge some of its judicial circuits, which haven’t changed in decades. The proposal is receiving backlash from politicians and attorneys. Speaker of the House Paul Renner introduced the...
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Court rejects UCF COVID-19 shutdown lawsuits

An appeals court rejected lawsuits alleging the University of Central Florida should refund money to students because of a COVID-19 campus shutdown.
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Court says inmate can sue Florida for violating his religious rights over prison meals during Ramadan

Akeem Muhammad sued while an inmate at Florida State Prison, saying officials did not provide meals before astronomical twilight.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., August 25, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

LGBTQ+ people feel unsafe A new study shows that policies Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law banning gender-affirming care for minors and making it harder for transgender adults to get medical care are driving...
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David Hogg, St. Pete Beach SunRunner woes, today on WMNF Tampa

Gun control activist David Hogg joins The Skinny on WMNF Tampa 88.5-FM today to discuss his new hybrid PAC, Leaders We Deserve,

A tropical weather system is possible in the Gulf of Mexico next week

A tropical weather system may evolve and push into the northwest Caribbean this weekend, then possibly the Gulf next week.

“Exploring Body Languages” on Morning Energy

Body language is defined as “the process of communicating non-verbally through conscious or unconscious gestures and movements”. Body language plays a significant role in communication because it tends to tell a more comprehensive story rather than just...

Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday kicks off Saturday

Saturday marks the start of Florida’s second Disaster Preparedness Tax Holiday. It runs through Friday, Sept. 8.
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Kathleen Passidomo targets what she calls ‘excessive regulations’ on Florida schools

Passidomo highlighted steps to take "the first step towards reducing onerous and excessive regulations” on public schools.

It’s the HEAT and the Humidity!

Meteorologist Andy Johnson formerly of WTVT TV Channel 13, and occupational health expert Tom Bernard of USF College of Public Health, joined MidPoint to talk about the weather, extreme heat, and heat stress in Florida.

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