coronavirus

Coronavirus in Florida and what you need to know

Coronavirus resources websites: Florida Department of Health CDC City of Tampa City of St. Petersburg WMNF coronavirus stories Answers To Your Coronavirus Questions Is your community ready to reopen? Global coronavirus numbers Pinellas County Schools info Hillsborough County Schools info Hillsborough County info Apply for unemployment compensation Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Beach Capacity Dashboard (weekends… Read more »

Jane Castor

Update from Tampa on coronavirus

Two people have died from coronavirus in Florida and 32 people in Florida have tested positive; as of Thursday afternoon, there have been 301 negative tests and 147 test results are pending. More than a thousand Floridians have been monitored for COVID-19 so far and 476 people are currently being monitored for the disease. The… Read more »

Trump 2021 Budget

President Trump Proposes Cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Or follow this link and select 02/13/20 from the drop down menu: Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up we’ll hear what President Trump is proposing in his new budget to do with Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. But first… Read more »

Local nurse practitioners discuss HB607, which gives them more independence from doctors

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Or follow this link and select 01/22/20 from the drop down menu: Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Later in the program we’ll talk about the debate that began yesterday over impeaching President Trump. But first— Access to health care in… Read more »

Assassination of Iranian military leader; theme park worker’s struggle in Orlando; The business case for Medicare for All on Radioactivity

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Follow this link and select 01/03/19 from the drop down menu: Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Good morning welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up—we’ll discuss the assassination last night of Iraq’s top military leader and the prospects for a wider military conflict in the Middle East…. Read more »

Deadline to Sign Up For the Affordable Health Care Act is December 15; Premiums Expected to Remain Flat or Decline Slightly

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Or follow this link and select 11/13/19 from the drop down menu: Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity, I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up we’ll talk about access to Medical insurance—under the Affordable Care Act. Florida saw record numbers sign up last year for Obamcare…. Read more »

Florida Health Advocates Speak Out about Possible Cuts to the Medicaid Disability Program and in Favor of Medicaid Expansion

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Or follow this link and select 11/06/19 from the drop down menu: Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Good morning, I’m Rob Lorei and this is Radioactivity. Medicaid is health coverage set up to protect our most vulnerable citizens at any stage in their lives. 73 million people around… Read more »

Is Chinese investment the path to revive US factories?

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Select 08/28/19 from the drop down menu Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Acclaimed film makers Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar and a team of cinematographers spent three years documenting the revival of a former auto plant just outside of Dayton, Ohio in their new film AMERICAN FACTORY. The … Read more »

New Coalition Forms to Fight for Lower Drug Prices; And Florida’s Largest Utility Companies Fight Against More Energy Effficiency

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Select 08/20/19 from the drop down menu Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: There’s a new coalition to try to lower drug prices in the US. The group says the only way to get drug prices down is to get government to take action. Today they are holding a… Read more »

Gun control activist says the state legislature and Attorney General Ashley Moody are “pulling out all the stops” to block proposed military-style weapons ban amendment from being on Florida ballot next year

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Select 08/06/19 from the drop down menu Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. After another series of gun massacres shocked the country this past weekend- many people are wondering what can be done to limit gun violence in the US? We’re… Read more »

Food bank Spokesperson Says in Some Parts Of Tampa Bay, 25% of the Population May Be Food Insecure

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Select 08/02/19 from the drop down menu Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: About 3.1 million people would lose food stamp benefits under the Trump administration’s proposal to tighten automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program. As Politico reports in a cost-benefit analysis, USDA estimates that tightening the policy… Read more »

Florida is third worst state in U.S. for sex-trafficking, two local criminology professors look at why

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Select 06/13/19 from the drop down menu Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Good morning- welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up—  It is estimated that over 20 million people are victims of human trafficking worldwide. Statistics rank Florida as the third highest trafficking destination in the country,… Read more »

Wild Fermentation on the Sustainable Living show

On Monday’s Sustainable Living Program  on WMNF, we talked about fermenting. Our guests we’re Sarah Arrazola, founder of St. Pete Ferments, Tampa Bay’s first wild fermentation food and beverage Company. She’s a St. Petersburg native and a co-founder of the annual Florida Ferment Fest in Stuart FL. Caitlin McMullen, another FL Native and homesteading herbalist, Florida… Read more »

Community Gardens on the Sustainable Living Program

On Monday’s Sustainable Living Program our topics were community gardens how cities can transform their corporate dependent food supply systems to local, people friendly, city grown systems. Our guests were panelists on the upcoming Bridge Tampa Foundation’s forum and film about Edible Cities.  The Bridge is a local non-profit Foundation that connects community and ecology…. Read more »