O'Maddy's and Salty's in Gulfport, Florida

Florida governor orders all restaurants to close and halt to non-essential medical procedures

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources Florida’s governor has prohibited medical and dental facilities from providing any non-urgent procedures. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Friday afternoon. In another order Friday, DeSantis closed all restaurants in Florida except to serve take-out or delivery orders.  The order will keep all patrons out of restaurants… Read more »

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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? COVID-19 testing sites in Pinellas County Make COVID-19 reservations online in Hillsborough Global coronavirus numbers Pinellas County Schools info Hillsborough County Schools info Hillsborough County info… Read more »

Pandemics And Human Evolution

“If the Corona Virus doesn’t change the way we behave – we are idiots!” The uncompromising words of Augustin Fuentes, professor of anthropology. Pandemics have been decisive markers in over ten thousand years of evolution and human behavior has changed in response explains professor Fuentes. Our future after the coronavirus pandemic will change, but Augustin… Read more »

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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 »

New Book by Former White House Ethics Advisor Documents Presidential Abuses of Power

Radioactivity 3 10 20 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up- a live interview with a former Bush Administration official and a veteran local author who has ten New York Times Best sellers to his credit. They’ve co-authored a new book called American Nero- it’s about Donald Trump. We’ll meet them in… Read more »

New Report Details President Trump’s Massive Conflicts of Interest

Radioactivity March 3, 2020 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up— The government watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington announced last Friday that after more than three years of monitoring President Donald Trump’s conduct, the president has hit a milestone, amassing more than 3,000 conflicts of interest between his businesses… Read more »

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Cuba expert defends Sanders’ statement about education under Fidel; Democratic “superdelegates” and a possible “brokered convention”

About a week ago, establishment politicians criticized Senator Bernie Sanders for his comments about Cuba on 60 minutes. The Democratic presidential frontrunner said that when Fidel Castro was president of Cuba there was repression, but Castro also instituted high-quality education. Republicans and many Democrats slammed Sanders for those remarks. But on WMNF’s MidPoint Monday, a… Read more »

The Christian nationalists who back President Trump

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Follow this link and select 02/26/20 from the drop down menu: Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: One of the great mysteries of the Trump era is how a man who has two ex-wives, multiple accusations of sexual harassment and rape, multiple bankruptcies and dozens of lawsuits, openly boasted… Read more »

St. Petersburg and Tampa Mayors

Mayors of St. Petersburg and Tampa weigh in on Rays and other issues

The mayors of the region’s two largest cities answered questions Friday from Tampa Tiger Bay Club members. St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and Tampa Mayor Jane Castor spoke about a range of topics like the Tampa Bay Rays, sustainability and climate change and the Florida Legislature infringing upon cities and counties. Kriseman and Castor were asked… Read more »

What did Bernie Sanders really say about Fidel Castro?

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Follow this link and select 02/25/20 from the drop down menu: Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today: Bernie Sanders is being criticized across cable television news channels this morning for remarks he made about the late Cuban leader… Read more »