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MidPoint: The Great Medicaid Unwinding

Covid-related Federal Medicaid benefits are expiring and [people must reapply for healthcare coverage
Medicare Counselors Amy Hagel & Fran Oberne

MidPoint: Shopping for Medicare plans? SHINE can help.

FREE, UNBIASED help from trained Medicare counselors is available from SHINE Medicare to help seniors choose their Medicare health care coverage for 2023. Appointments with SHINE counselors can be made at 800-963-5337.

Giving Thanks with Meals on Wheels Tampa

Every Thanksgiving season MidPoint spotlights issues of food insecurity and we always look for "the helpers." The crew from Meals on Wheels Tampa, Cindy Vann, and Erica Leigh, and MOW super-volunteer Rebecca Fiore joined us...

“Suicide Awareness and Prevention” on Morning Energy

September is National Suicide Prevention Month in United States.  September was first declared as National Suicide Prevention Month in 2008.  Throughout the month many mental health organizations along with mental health professionals focus on raising awareness about the stigma surrounding suicide.  Additionally,...

We mark sexual assault awareness month by speaking with the Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator at Veterans Affairs in Tampa

WMNF mark sexual assault awareness month by speaking with the head of the Military Sexual Trauma department at Veterans Affairs in Tampa.

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay to open a second sexual assault crisis center

The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay will be opening a new sexual assault services facility in south Hillsborough County.
Karen Malo and Christopher O'Donnell

Guardian ad Litem Helps Protect Florida’s Abused, Abandoned and Neglected Kids

Karen Malo with the Guardian ad Litem Foundation The Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay works on a big problem – abused, neglected and abandoned children here in Florida. Oftentimes these children are born into...
The Bosses of the Senate by Joseph Ferdinand Keppler depicting corporate power in the Gilded Age

Libertarian Republicans Powered by Billionaire Money Plan to Undo Gains of Last 100 Years

Nancy MacLean on her new book “Democracy in Chains” A lot of books have tried to explain the rise of conservative power that poses a direct challenge to the reforms that came about under the...
Karen Clay, co-chair Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology

Senate Healthcare Bill Threatens People with Disabilities

Senate Republicans are quietly moving forward with plans to pass a health care bill In the U.S. right now, the number of people without health insurance has been falling since the passing of Obamacare, but...
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Give Day Tampa Bay Nonprofits on Radioactivity Tuesday

Give Day Tampa Bay encourages the public to donate to local nonprofits Tuesday was the annual Give Day Tampa Bay — a day when people living here in Tampa Bay are asked to donate to...
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Climate Change with Medea Benjamin + Social Security in Jeopardy on the Women’s Show

Climate Change is Real – no matter who is in office, no matter who gets or has nuclear weapons, no matter the deniers and the obfuscators… Its effects are accelerating and it is the single...
Visiting students from Sweden

Visiting Students from Sweden on Radioactivity Tuesday

Students visiting from Sweden give international perspectives on the United States For the past few years, WMNF has hosted groups of Swedish high school students who have traveled by ship across the Atlantic to Florida....

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