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Florida seeks to be able to withhold medical treatments from transgender individuals during a legal appeal

Florida asked a federal appeals court to allow the state to restrict medial treatments for people with gender dysphoria during a legal battle.
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“LIVING LIFE ON PURPOSE” on Morning Energy

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why”….― Mark Twain There have...
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Ben Sasse will step down as the president of the University of Florida

University of Florida President Ben Sasse on Thursday announced he will step down July 31 because of his wife’s health.
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Salsa, Jazz, and all that brass: The Papo Vázquez story

Dive into the vibrant world of Latin jazz with trombone virtuoso Papo Vázquez. In this exclusive interview, the Grammy-nominated artist takes us on a journey from the streets of Philadelphia to the stages of New...

St. Pete City Council raises concerns over burial ground, affordable housing at proposed Rays stadium site

Listen: The St. Petersburg City Council met Tuesday for a final Rays stadium and redevelopment deal workshop.  There were concerns over a forgotten burial ground under the proposed development.  St. Pete City Council Chair Deborah...
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A court ruling refuels the legal fight over gun ownership and medical marijuana

Lawyers are tangling over how the decision should apply to federal prohibitions on medical marijuana patients buying and possessing guns.
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Florida lawmakers react to Trump attack on Saturday

Florida lawmakers are speaking out against the attack on the former President on Saturday when a gunman took aim at Trump and pierced his right ear, leaving one person dead and two seriously wounded.  Democratic...
FAMU

FAMU trustees will meet after the school’s president announced he is stepping down

After President Larry Robinson announced Friday that he will step down, the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees has scheduled a meeting.

Tampa celebrates its 137th birthday this week

The city of Tampa turns 137 years old. Read how the state is celebrating and how one city commissioner imagines the future.
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Could the legal case over Florida’s abortion rights financial impact statement be moot?

The Financial Impact Estimating Conference revised the statement, which will appear on the ballot with the abortion rights amendment.

Overcoming Adversity and Embracing Health: Insights from Dr. Fred Harvey

In this engaging episode of the Healthy Steps Radio Show, Dr. Fred Harvey dives into the power of resilience and the importance of a positive outlook on life. Celebrating the success of his book "Against...
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The financial impact statement connected to Florida’s abortion rights ballot question sparks controversy

The panel’s lone dissenter, objected to including issues such as the possibility of litigation leading to Medicaid-funded abortions.

The Scoop: Tues. July 16th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

An investigation is still underway after Trump was shot in the ear. Last night he made an appearance at the Republican National Convention.
Duke Energy

A settlement is reached over Duke Energy Florida base electric rate increases

The settlement would increase Duke Energy Florida's base rates by $203 million in 2025 and $59 million in 2026.
Marco Rubio

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is passed over by Trump, who selects JD Vance as running mate

Trump announced U.S. Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his 2024 running mate at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee.

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