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The Scoop: Weds. June 12th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Pulse nightclub massacre anniversary Today marks the eighth anniversary of the 2016 Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando. A memorial on site is just starting to be worked on. Florida law blocking treatment for transgender children...

Why Muslim and Arab Americans are Refusing to Meet Biden a Conversation with Maha Hilal

This week on True Talk, Ahmed Bedier and Samar Jarrah delve into the deep-seated concerns of Muslim and Arab American communities regarding President Biden's one-sided policies on Gaza. Despite Biden's critique of Islamophobic media portrayals,...

Florida special session will consider bills to bolster security amid a rise in anti-Semitism

Florida lawmakers plan to steer $25 million to Jewish day schools and preschools and another $10 million to nonprofit organizations.
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The Scoop: Wed., September 20, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

  Rays stadium The Tampa Bay Rays announced that they are staying in St. Petersburg. Yesterday the team laid out plans for a new stadium at the site of Tropicana Field. However, taxpayers are wondering...
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The Scoop: Mon., September 11, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

  Florida Automated Vehicles Summit The Florida Automated Vehicles Summit took place in Downtown Tampa last week. The conference is a look ahead to the future of transportation.   The future of abortion The Florida...
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The Scoop: Thurs., August 31, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Idalia’s wake Assessment and cleanup are continuing today in north Florida and across the Bay area following Hurricane Idalia. Hours after Idalia struck Florida’s Big Bend area yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis suggested that residents would...

An Unequal Democracy

Heather McGhee, a distinguished Senior Fellow at the Public-Policy Center DEMOS deliver a speech which asks “Who is an American?” Has U.S. Democracy become as Unequal as our Economy? Perhaps the question to ask is:...

Students push back against anti-Semitism with new art exhibit

Students from across the Tampa Bay area are teaming up to raise awareness about anti-Semitism with art and creative expression. A new art gallery has opened in a municipal building in Downtown Tampa. Cora Bowen...

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...

MidPoint: Mental Health Help for the Trans & LGBTQ+ Community

MidPoint hosts local licensed psychologists Dr. Dani Rosenkrantz and Dr. Darleen Gracia, both of whom specialize in LGBTQ+ and trans-affirming mental health care for Jews and the BIPOC community while supporting diversity across the...
Replacement Theory Nazi flyer

2022 was record year for anti-Semitic incidents, report shows

Listen: CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, Johnathan Greenblatt, says that 2022 was a historic year for anti-semitism. “These incidents are an ugly manifestation of this growing belief and this normalization of anti-Semitic ideas, anti-Jewish growth,...

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Michael Igel, Chair of the Florida Holocaust Museum discusses his family’s own Holocaust experiences, the importance of Holocaust remembrance, Holocaust education in the age of “Stop Woke,” the rise of anti-Semitism… again, how to address...

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