The Scoop: Thurs. June 13th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

A book about banning books is banned. St . Pete discusses the proposed new Rays stadium. Meanwhile, DeSantis wants to defeat two Nov. ballots.

The Scoop: Weds. June 5th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Manatee Memorial Hospital cuts funding for uninsured and low-income surgical patients We Care Manatee is a nonprofit organization that connects patients with financial needs to healthcare providers. The hospital recently cut ties with Good County...

The Scoop: Tues. May 28th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

The new pregnancy website will contain no information about abortion. Meanwhile, elected state attorney Andrew Warren has been suspended.
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Free dental care event to treat thousands in Lakeland

Listen: Floridians without access to dental care will be able to get free services next week. It’s because of a two-day event that’s estimated to serve 2,000 people in Lakeland. The initiative is called Florida...

Sex Is Confusing.

“It’s incredible the amount of hate I have received from people who haven’t even read my piece” Agustin Fuentes on the extraordinary response to his recent essay for Scientific American titled, “Here’s Why Human Sex...
Executive Director David K. Dunning, addressing the needs of veterans and their families.

Sabal Park Clinic expands services for veterans in East Tampa

partnership has led to the enhancement of services at the Sabal Park Clinic, aimed at making healthcare more accessible to veterans.

Fire and Ice interviewed: Richard a Black Business Owner of The Elite Factory, in the TampaBay Area

Fire and Ice interviewed: Richard a Black Business Owner of The Elite Factory, in the TampaBay Area a professional gym that welcome everyone to train and develop good health habit whether you are up...

Planned Parenthood addresses challenges caused by Florida’s six-week abortion ban

The Hillsborough County School Board has approved putting the question before voters about a tax increase

Treating Tampa Bay’s “Forever Chemicals” in Our Drinking Water

The EPA has recently set limits on PFAS hazardous "forever chemicals" in our drinking water supply. Find out from our local water quality experts how our water utilities plan to remove PFAS from our drinking...
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Only one Florida hospital makes national rankings for Black maternal health

Listen: It’s Black Maternal Health Week, and a new list released Thursday from U.S. News & World Report ranks hospitals with high black maternal health outcomes. Only one Florida hospital is ranked among 26 across...

Florida Department of Education eyes a rule to expand the nursing workforce

The state Department of Education will develop a rule for legislative package known as “Live Healthy” to address Florida's nursing shortage.

Florida In Focus: New Laws, Development and Health Issues

Nicole Payne, Rep. Dianne Hart in the Sunday Forum After-show with Walter L. Smith II at WMNF Community Radio. FL State Reps, Dianne Hart, Fentrice Driskell and Susan Valdes join the Forum. Hillsborough Black Chamber...

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