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Donald Trump trounces Ron DeSantis and the others in Iowa

Former President Donald Trump dominated the Iowa Republican presidential caucuses Monday, beating Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis et al.
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Almost 1 million Florida voters declared inactive after law purging voter lists

Nearly 1 million registered voters have been dropped from Florida’s active voter rolls since 2022.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., December 29, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Firework safety New Year’s Eve means celebrations, drinking, and fireworks. Tampa Fire Rescue is urging the importance of celebrating with fireworks responsibly and safely.   Considering shortening firearm wait period A Senate Republican yesterday proposed...

Marianne Williamson discusses her absence from the Florida presidential primary, Israel, Trump and more

Democrats seem to be obsessed with Donald Trump, but a lot of them should be familiar with Marianne Williamson, too.  The self-help author and spiritual adviser ran for president in 2020, and is running as...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wed., December 20, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Affordable housing A new affordable housing project under Florida’s controversial “Live Local” Law broke ground and is underway in Hillsborough County.   Trump removed from CO ballot The Colorado Supreme Court will remove former President...
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Tampa City Councilman Luis Viera and Tracey McManus talk local elections and more

Luis Viera consistently brings a calm, measured and thoughtful tone to the dais at Tampa City Council, and council’s second-longest tenured representative brought the same to WMNF Tampa today as we discussed a smattering of...
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GOP voter edge continues to grow in Florida

The Republican Party of Florida had a nearly 700,000-voter registration edge over the Florida Democratic Party at the end of November.
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Advocates have 620,000 signatures in their bid to add a ballot question on abortion protections to Florida’s ballot

Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to ensure abortion rights in Florida have totaled more than 621,000 valid petition signatures

The Chaotic Morass Of Wrong

Why are so many of us wrong about so much? From COVID-19 to climate change to the results of elections, millions of Americans believe things that are simply not true―and act based on these misperceptions....
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wed., November 29, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Felons’ voting rights Attorneys for the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition and four individual plaintiffs last week filed a court document that challenges the way a 2018 constitutional amendment aimed at restoring felons’ voting rights has...

VP Who? Hollywood Vs China. Symphony Of Empathy.

At some point in 2024 Trump will have to reluctantly share the stage with the person he selects as his running mate for the general election. In normal times with conventional behavior a presidential candidate’s...

Attitudes on U.S. Economy and Democracy

Inflation is down but Americans are still gloomy over the economy. Also, some survey research studies find some people believe U.S. democracy may not survive another two decades. The community weigh-in on the direction and...

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