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Florida This Week From June 7th, 2019 On Radioactivity

Radioactivity Host Rob Lorei Plays Audio From Florida This Week on WEDU Listen Here: Select 06/10/19 from the drop down menu https://www.wmnf.org/events/radioactivity/ This morning we’ll hear a replay of Florida This Week which is a...
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U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist: Floridians & Cubans are harmed by Trump travel restrictions

This week the Trump administration placed further restrictions on the rights of Americans to travel to Cuba; among the new restrictions are cruise ships and group “people to people” travel. For reaction, WMNF asked Democratic...

La Gaceta Editor and Publisher Discusses Trump’s Cuba Travel Restrictions

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Select 06/05/19 in the drop down menu https://www.wmnf.org/events/radioactivity/ Intro: Good morning- welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. The Trump administration is banning cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on...
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Update: Joe Biden is in Tampa Bay today. When he was here in 2016, the VP stressed Cuba, TPP and natural gas

Update on June 4, 2018 – Former Vice President Joe Biden is speaking Monday night in St. Petersburg. Here’s a WMNF News report from when the VP spoke at University of Tampa on May 11,...

MidPoint for Thursday, Nov. 16 – PR consultant and Democratic Party activist Bill Carlson

Bill Carlson is the president of the Tampa-based public relations firm Tucker/Hall, and is considering a candidacy for Tampa City Council in 2019. He’s been a leading activist for strengthening relations between Tampa Bay and...

2017 Election results locally and some nationally

Democrats are claiming a blue wave washed over the US. Is that true? According to Ballotpedia, Elections [were]  held in 59 of the 100 largest cities by population in 2017. This includes elections for 36 mayoral offices,...

Some of the street art we saw in Havana, Cuba

A quick trip to Havana showed us a powerful, vibrant and often really funny art scene, especially street art. Here are some of the pieces that caught our attention. Street art          ...
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St. Pete mayor: Trump restricting Americans from traveling will hurt Cubans

President Donald Trump has announced new rules that will take away many of the freedoms Americans now enjoy to travel to Cuba; in Miami Friday afternoon, Trump said Americans can no longer travel as individuals...

What Do Mainstream Faiths Think Of President Trump’s Ban on Refugees from Seven Countries?

WMNF’s MidPoint with Rob Lorei February 1, 2017 President Donald Trump has banned the entry of Syrian refugees into the US until further notice. He has also halted the issuing of visas to the nationals...

MidPoint for Thursday, October 20 – Tucker/Hall’s Bill Carlson

Bill Carlson is president of Tucker/Hall, a national public relations and communications consulting firm based in Tampa. Carlson has been active in the movement to liberalize relations with the Tampa community and Cuba. His firm worked on brand...
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Will new Latino voters in Florida impact the presidential election?

The presidential race in Florida is expected to be close again this year, but one growing demographic could tilt the scales: Latino voters. Victor DiMaio is treasurer of the Hillsborough County Democratic Hispanic Caucus of...

Global Forgiveness Day on Morning Energy

Thursday, July 7, 2016,  was known as Global Forgiveness Day. This day served as a reminder to Forgive and “Hopefully” be Forgiven.  Global Forgive Day is also a chance to set things right, put aside...

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