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Florida Governor Race: Crist promises to champion statehood for Puerto Rico

Congress member and gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist today said he’d champion the cause to make Puerto Rico a state if elected governor.

“Gaining Your Independence” on Morning Energy

The United States of America (U.S.) is affectionately known as , The Land Of The Free, And  The Home Of The Brave”.  This famous phrase is widely known to have been authored by Francis Scott...

Tampa Rep will be first Black woman to lead Florida House Democrats

Tampa State Rep. Fentrice Driskell is making history as the first Black woman elected to lead the Florida House Democrats. She will take the reins in the 2024-2026 term. LISTEN: Driskell won Tampa’s District 63...

Hillsborough reviews memorial plans for forgotten African American cemetery beneath King High School

The Hillsborough County School District Monday unveiled proposed designs for a memorial to people buried in unmarked graves on Tampa’s King High School campus. The walkable memorial is to honor indigent or unknown people buried...

“Adjusting To Change” on Morning Energy

Fifteenth century English Poet John Lydgate once said, “You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all...

Considering America’s Soul

In his new book, American Rule – How A Nation Conquered The World But Failed Its People writer and political analyst Jared Yates Sexton takes us on a journey through the history of the United...

Two Compelling Books

Peter Bergen – Trump And His Generals; The Cost Of Chaos It is a simple fact that no president in American history brought less foreign policy experience to the White House than Donald J. Trump....
This cardboard sign was placed in windows of residences where patients were quarantined due to polio.

Keep Off This Street:
The Epidemics of Polio and COVID19

The epidemics of polio and COVID19 Empty beaches, hollow pools, abandoned and quiet streets. Bans on gatherings. Fear layering daily activities with hesitation, and loss. While the Spanish Flu of 1918 is evoked by the...

Shakespeare In A Divided America

Often in writing a promotional piece for an upcoming show, we attempt to come up with a clever alternative to the title of a book as a headline. James Shapiro’s new book is so incredibly...

New Book by Former White House Ethics Advisor Documents Presidential Abuses of Power

Radioactivity 3 10 20 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up- a live interview with a former Bush Administration official and a veteran local author who has ten New York Times Best...

New Report Details President Trump’s Massive Conflicts of Interest

Radioactivity March 3, 2020 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up— The government watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington announced last Friday that after more than three years of monitoring...

Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday ~ things you may not know

WMNF always marches in the Tampa Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade. We hope you will join us this year – more information on that is here. We are position #107, and are meeting at...

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