On August 24, 2022, Vanessa Bryant and her family prevailed in a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Los Angeles County, California regarding the alleged distribution of gruesome photos that were taken by city and county officials who worked at the helicopter crash site that killed legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant and 8 others. This verdict occurred… Read more »
Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Craig Latimer and Pasco County Supervisor of Elections Brian Corley both provide a Primary election day recap. Who won, who lost, who is in a recount, and where were all the registered voters? Turnout was less than 25%!
This week on Sustainable Living, we talked about Commercial Urban Agriculture in Florida Needs, Opportunities, and Barriers.
Charlie Crist won a lopsided Democratic primary Tuesday over Nikki Fried. Crist will face Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in November.
Ward talked about the Cabinet decision to protect more of the Florida Wildlife Corridor, his work for National Geographic and his newest project, the documentary film, “The Path of the Panther,” which is now on the festival circuit and set to stream soon.
A law professor analyzes the lawsuit by suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’s action to suspend him.
WMNF’s Tropical Heatwave music fest returns on May 6, 2023, to the Cuban Club in the historic Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa.
The No Roads to Ruin Coalition was successful in stopping the expansion of toll highways through rural Florida. For now.
Mark Haskell Smith Rude Talk In Athens: Ancient Rivals, the Birth of Comedy, and a Writer’s Journey through Greece In ancient Athens, thousands would attend theatre festivals that turned writing into a fierce battle for fame, money, and laughably large trophies. While the tragedies earned artistic respect, it was the comedies—the raunchy jokes, vulgar innuendo,… Read more »
We reprised “Ask The Trainer,” in which listeners are invited to call or email questions for dog trainer Glen Hatchell to answer about their dogs or cats, particularly involving behavioral issues.
World Humanitarian Day is a global celebration dedicated to honoring people who have dedicated and in some cases lost their lives during their steadfast commitment towards helping others. World Humanitarian Day was founded by the United Nations General Assembly and has been celebrated on August 19 for over a decade. This day and month was… Read more »
Just one week into the school year, Pinellas County Schools is short nearly 400 teachers and personnel, according to the local school district. While Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is trying to recruit former cops, firefighters, veterans, and other first responders to fill the massive teacher shortage across the state, teachers in Tampa Bay say that… Read more »
Local businesses have sued to have DeSantis’ “Stop Woke” law declared unconstitutional under the First Amendment because it purports to censor what their private businesses can say to their employees, especially in diversity, equity & inclusion training. They claim that it is unconstitutional for a government to insist that they can’t talk to their employees about race or gender issues as they see fit.
John Lynch, CEO of Kush.com, a digital business-to-business marketplace for the cannabis industry, joined WaveMakers to talk about the industry and why his company is relocating from Seattle to Tampa.
This week we talked with guests Justin and Maya about the Tampa Bay Water Keepers. Listen to our podcast to learn about our water quality!
Housing costs are spiraling out of control. some Tampa Bay area communities to declare a housing state of emergency. Is it enough?
Environmental journalist, Robert Hunziker, a frequent contributor to Life Elsewhere shares his opinion on why temperatures across Europe are reaching record highs; why people in Seattle where home air-conditioning is unusual are suffering from extreme heat; how can Florida, already swelteringly hot half of the year, have a heat index that is the highest it… Read more »
The Spring and Summer months are filled with some of the world’s most popular music festivals, the likes of which include: (Coachella, Lollapalooza, and the Pitchfork Music Festival) all of which provide opportunities for music enthusiasts to see their favorite bands and musicians. However, long before the popularity of these festivals, there was the legendary… Read more »
New federal criminal charges against Alexandr Ionov, a fugitive Russian national, allege a malign foreign influence operation in St. Petersburg, FL elections. Noted national security journalist Marcy Wheeler, aka @emptywheel, and Prof. Golfo Alexopoulos, Dir. of the Russia Institute at the University of South Florida discuss the larger geopolitical implications of these criminal charges and their historical precedents.
Ferrell Alvarez and his business partners own and operate five restaurants in the Bay area and more are on the way. He talked to WaveMakers about Michelin stars, who creates his menus and restaurant culture.