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The Scoop: Wed., August 16, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Gopher Tortoise’s protection The Gopher tortoise is a threatened species native to the southeastern US. The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the US Fish and Wildlife Service for denying the animal Endangered Species Act...
Andrew Warren suspended by Ron DeSantis

It cost Florida taxpayers $9.9 million last year for security for Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is running for president

Costs to transport and protect Gov. Ron DeSantis and his family surged to $9.876 million during the past fiscal year.
Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to Trump Rally attendees.

Florida Cabinet and clemency board meetings are called off again

Meetings of the Florida Cabinet and Board of Executive Clemency planned for next week have been scrapped.
social media

Biden administration supports blocking parts of Florida’s social media law

The Biden administration urged the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a challenge to a 2021 Florida law restricting social media companies.
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The Scoop: Thurs., August 10, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Orange County prosecutor suspended Orange County State Attorney Monique Worrell railed against Gov. Ron DeSantis in a press conference yesterday. DeSantis accused Worrell of “neglect of duty and incompetence”. U.S. Rep. Maxwell Frost, whose district...
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The Scoop: Wed., August 9, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Heatwave sets records in Florida From the Panhandle to the Keys, temperature records were either matched or set yesterday afternoon. We’ll chase records again today across the state.   Federal employees feel disgraced On a...
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The Scoop: Thurs., July 27, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Former senator wants veto accountability A former state senator is calling for more accountability in the veto process after Governor Ron DeSantis vetoed a bill that got rare bipartisan support. Firefighters struggle to live in...
Florida State Sen. Jeff Brandes (R-Pinellas)

Former Tampa Bay senator calls for accountability from DeSantis, state government

A former senator is calling for accountability in the veto process. This comes after DeSantis vetoed a bill that got bipartisan support.
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Tuesday, July 18th, 2023

Deadly daytime shootout According to a press release, yesterday Tampa Police killed a man in a shootout as officers responded to the 2800 block of N. 35th Street. According to police, the suspect fired on...

The Florida State Guard militarized

Veterans quit as training, mission for DeSantis’ State Guard turn militaristic When the first recruiting class of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ new Florida State Guard showed up for training last month, they had varied experiences and...

Episode 17: Pro Se Experience in Federal Courts by Andrea Debose

In the federal court system, over three hundred thousand Pro Se represent themselves. A look into the Pro Se world was defending self in Federal Courts and winning. Today the interview will be with Ms. Andrea...

MidPoint: SB 540 The Sprawl Bill of 2023

SB 540, is the worst environmental law of the 2023 legislative session. It will have a serious negative impact on the quality of life of Florida residents according to representatives of the 1000 Friends of...

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