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Power and Resources

A sobering discussion regarding Haitian resources and the source of power. The politics of gangs and mercenaries as Haitian civilians fight to reclaim their homes, neighborhoods ands their country as others attempt to migrate to...

It’s the HEAT and the Humidity!

Meteorologist Andy Johnson formerly of WTVT TV Channel 13, and occupational health expert Tom Bernard of USF College of Public Health, joined MidPoint to talk about the weather, extreme heat, and heat stress in Florida.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., August 10, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Orange County prosecutor suspended Orange County State Attorney Monique Worrell railed against Gov. Ron DeSantis in a press conference yesterday. DeSantis accused Worrell of “neglect of duty and incompetence”. U.S. Rep. Maxwell Frost, whose district...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wed., August 9, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Heatwave sets records in Florida From the Panhandle to the Keys, temperature records were either matched or set yesterday afternoon. We’ll chase records again today across the state.   Federal employees feel disgraced On a...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., August 3, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Donald Trump to surrender to federal authorities Donald Trump is scheduled to surrender to federal authorities in Washington this afternoon. He will be booked and fingerprinted before being escorted to his arraignment, which has been...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

UPS reached a tentative contract deal with the 340,000-person strong Teamsters union yesterday, averting a strike.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, July 12th, 2023

Record heat is devastating marine habitats as scientists grapple with solutions The first week of July has been the hottest week in recorded history. But it’s not just air temperature records that are being broken....

Climate activist Susan Glickman says we must fix the source of the crisis not just build seawalls

Susan Glickman, who has been advocating for policies to address climate change for 20 years, told WMNF WaveMakers Tuesday that Florida is finally admitting it has a problem and trying to mitigate the effects of...

Belief & Climate Change

Why are so many humans religious? Why do we daydream, imagine, and hope? Philosophers, theologians, social scientists, and historians have offered explanations for centuries, but their accounts often ignore or even avoid human evolution. Evolutionary...

PURE or “Toilet to Tap”? What’s Going in Tampa’s Drinking Water?

The Mayor calls it "PURE." The Tampa City Council calls it "Toilet To Tap." It is the plan to mix highly treated wastewater with the City's drinking water by 2032. Environmentalists and neighborhood activists strongly...

MidPoint: Why Are My Electric Bills So High??

Monopolistic electric utilities in Florida have been caught cheating, scamming, and funding ghost candidates in our elections to maintain their outsize influence in State politics and keep their profits soaring.

WaveMakers: Changing Climates with Rep. Kathy Castor

As the world continues to see climate change become a pressing (though controversial) issue, the U.S. has seen Tampa’s own House Representative Kathy Castor take charge in leading the fight. Castor chairs the House Select...

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