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Memorial Day: Buffalo Soldiers and Military Issues

Patró Mabíli stands in front of a portrait of Charles Vann. He was a beloved WMNF jazz and blues DJ who passed away in 1996. He was interested in military history and the Buffalo Soldiers,...

Memorial Weekend: Black Lives

George Floyd, remembered The Forum commemorate Black U.S. military service honorable mention of Buffalo Soldiers. Discussion around the power struggles especially in Haiti and Kenyan intervention. Calls and wide range of political analysis, Listen in...
Ron DeSantis in Japan

DeSantis balks at proposal to send some National Guard personnel to the Space Force

Gov. Ron DeSantis objected to a proposal that would transfer a Florida Air National Guard squadron to the U.S. Space Force.
Joshua Marzilli

A Tampa resident is USO Coast Guardsman of the Year for saving people during the Lahaina wildfire

Tampa resident Boatswain Mate 2nd Class Joshua Marzilli, who is stationed in Maui, has been selected as the USO Coast Guardsman of the Year.
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Lawmakers approve a plan to expand the deployment of Florida National Guard members to work at prisons

Under the plan, $23.5 million will pay salaries for 100 additional Florida National Guard members to work at prisons through June 30.
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Florida continues to tap National Guard personnel to work in prisons

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration wants to assign another 100 guard members to Florida prisons and buy dozens of trailers to house them.

Episode 20: Interview with Tarneisha Peters, Director of BBIF small business loan institution

Episode 20: Interview with Tarneisha Peters, Director of BBIF small business loan institution
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., November 2, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Palestinian refugee camp bombed again Fierce fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian fighters is being reported as the bombardment of the occupied territory in northern Gaza and Gaza City intensifies. Israel’s bombing of the Jabalia...

Interview with Mr. Miles Alexander, 3rd, owner and operator of AlexanderGoshen – Entrepreneur in construction

Interview with Mr. Miles Alexander, 3rd, owner and operator of AlexanderGoshen - Entrepreneur in construction Mr. Alexander, 3rd, CEO of AlexanderGoshen a construction business received an award for emerging excellence in the construction industry.  AlexanderGoshen...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., October 19, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Pinellas beach restoration Hurricane Idalia caused major destruction to Pinellas County beaches. The emergency beach restoration project is projected to cost upwards of 20 million dollars.   Dredging in Puerto Rico A proposed dredging project...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wed., October 18, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Blast kills hundreds Doctors in Gaza City are in a desperate bid to save badly wounded victims of a massive blast that killed civilians in a nearby hospital. U.S. President Joe Biden told Israel’s Prime...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Mon., October 16, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Floridians fly, not refugees Last Thursday Republican presidential candidate and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an Executive Order to fly Floridians stranded in Israel back to the US. However, the Governor says the United States...

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