Joining “The Skinny” in studio will be Deanna and Andrew Joseph, parents of the late Andrew Joseph III (aka Pee Wee). From Feb. 17-19, the family hosts a weekend of events to commemorate the nine-year anniversary of Andrew Joseph III’s death. Families that they’ve bonded with from around the country will join the Josephs in… Read more »
Andrew Warren takes his job fight to the Florida Supreme Court
Suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren has asked the Florida Supreme Court to order Gov. Ron DeSantis to reinstate him.
Florida Supreme Court refuses to block execution
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday rejected appeals by a Death Row inmate who is scheduled to be executed next week.
“The Importance of Self-Love” on Morning Energy
Valentine’s day is widely known as a collective day to express extra love and affection to our loved ones. However, there are some who believe that you don’t need a specific day to do this. In fact no matter how many flowers, candy or gifts you may give to your loved ones, it doesn’t mean your relationship… Read more »
Florida’s population is estimated at 22.6 million
Florida is projected to have a population of 22.6 million on April 1, 2023 and could top 25 million in 2032.
WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thurs. Feb. 16, 2023
WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thurs. Feb. 16, 2023. Produced by Lisa Marzilli and Taylor Lovejoy.
Judge tosses a challenge to Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law
A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit seeking to block Florida’s “Parental Rights in Education” law, also called “Don’t Say Gay.”
WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wed. Feb. 15, 2023
Daily digest of news headlines produced at WMNF in Tampa, Florida on 15 February 2023.
Andrew Warren takes his suspension fight to a federal appeals court
Suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren will ask an Atlanta-based appeals court to review a federal judge’s ruling.
What’s new with efforts to conserve the USF Forest Preserve?
Find out the latest about efforts to conserve the USF Forest Preserve. WMNF speaks with Ph.D. candidate Christian Brown.
Richard Corcoran gets $699K contract at New College of Florida
The New College of Florida Board of Trustees approved a contract for interim president Richard Corcoran, including a $699,000 base salary.
DeSantis ratchets up fight with College Board over AP courses
Governor Ron DeSantis said that Florida will “look to re-evaluate” its relationship with the College Board over its AP courses.
Unlock The Secrets Of Aging with Dr. Nichola Conlon
Dr. Nichola Conlon, a molecular biologist, invites us on a journey to discover how lifestyle changes and supplementation can reverse cellular aging and reduce the effect of menopause, revealing the compelling central conflict of fighting against the natural process of aging.
A conversation with Tampa’s District 1 city council candidates
Tampa City Council candidates Alan Clendenin, Sonja Brookins and Chase Harrison joined WaveMakers to talk about why they’re challenging Joe Citro for his District 1 City Council seat.
Fascist Dictatorship in Florida
Kim Jackson joins the discussion to explore the question of growing dictatorship in Florida as the Governor moves against the Advance Placement African American History course. A fast and furious assault on voting rights and a host of other moves by the Florida legislature and the Governor leads us to see a growing fascism and… Read more »
Grad student discusses how her research inadvertently yielded results with significant implications for invasive Burmese pythons in south Florida
Kelly Crandall–a graduate student at Southern Illinois University (SIU)–discusses on “Talking Animals” how her research focusing on raccoons and opossums inadvertently yielded results with significant implications about the Burmese python, a rampant invasive species in South Florida.
Gender-affirming treatment ban backed for trans youth in Florida
Two Florida medical boards refused to scrap new rules prohibiting doctors from using gender-affirming care for trans youth.
Legendary activist Captain Paul Watson discusses being ousted from his own organization, launching a new one
Captain Paul Watson–a major figure for decades in the realm of animal rights, founding the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society 1977, from which he was recently ousted—discusses the new organization he’s launched.
Stay sought in scheduled Florida execution
Attorneys for convicted murderer Donald David Dillbeck requested that the Florida Supreme Court issue a stay of execution.
Florida House unanimously passes changes to pay for athletes
The Florida House passed a proposal that would allow colleges and universities to help connect student-athletes with endorsements.