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The Scoop: Fri., December 22, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Tampa curfew plan advances The city of Tampa is one step closer to adopting a curfew for teens after having held the first reading of a new ordinance. The curfew would be directed at anyone...

Lies, Conspiracies, Apocalypticism and Political Intimidation

The Community discussed the tendency in the U.S. to embrace apocalyptic thinking, conspiracy theories and the distrust of attempts to hold their leaders accountable. The founder and President of Public Religion Research Institute, Robert P....
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The Scoop: Thurs., October 19, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Pinellas beach restoration Hurricane Idalia caused major destruction to Pinellas County beaches. The emergency beach restoration project is projected to cost upwards of 20 million dollars.   Dredging in Puerto Rico A proposed dredging project...
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The Scoop: Fri., October 13, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Local connection to missing Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency yesterday in response to the war between Israel and Hamas, allowing the Florida Division of Emergency Management to “bring Floridians home and transport...

The Tampa 5 USF Protesters

Two young USF activists, former employee Chrisley Carpio and student Gia Davila, along with 3 other student activists associated with Tampa Students for a Democratic Society, are now facing serious felony charges for protesting Gov....

Episode 18: Andrea Debose a Prose in the Tampa Federal Court System and Won. However, experiencing unnatural delay.

How to represent yourself in federal civil courts as a Prose.

Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society

Enya Silva and Joseph Charry, members of the Tampa Bay chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), to discuss student protest and solidarity for the “Tampa 5”. Five students were arrested last March protesting...
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Ron DeSantis vetoes two Florida bills that would have reduced incarcerations over technical violations and allowed more records to be expunged

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday vetoed two criminal-justice bills passed during the 2023 Florida legislative session.

Pride and Prejudice

Anti-LGBTQ+ laws in the U.S. especially Florida and the world is discussed. Youth suicide, bullying, denial of health care and draconian legislation is causing political strife. Where is it all heading? Also, recommended reading… Age...

Episode 15, May 30, 2023: Code Enforcement Undergirds Black Reparations-Mentesnot

Mentesnot is an established longtime citizen of Hillsborough County, and property owner continues to advocate and fight to remove fines that have been excessive code enforcement, which put his family property in jeopardy due to...

Episode 12, 05.09.2023-Interview with Dr. Carolyn Collins as the Chair of the Jackson House Foundation to Replicate/Preserve the Historical Jackson Rooming House Building At Its Original Site.

Episode 12, 05.09.2023-Interview with Dr. Carolyn Collins as the Chair of the Jackson House Foundation to Replicate/Preserve the Historical Jackson Rooming House Building at Its Original Site.

Feminist Patriots Or Patriotic Feminists?

When America became a nation, a woman had no legal existence beyond her husband. If he abused her, she couldn’t leave without abandoning her children. Abigail Adams tried to change this, reminding her husband John...

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