Anna Paulina Luna talks Israel, impeachment and Pinellas beach restoration

St. Pete’s representative in the U.S. House, Anna Paulina Luna, was a last-minute guest on this week’s episode of WMNF's The Skinny.
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U.S. Rep. Anna Paulina Luna, in a white suit, with a microphone in her right hand.

A surprising statistic sparks concern for the endangered Florida panther

The Florida Panther is our state’s official animal and one of the most endangered mammals in the country. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
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What we know about the latest possible tear in a Mosaic gypstack liner at its New Wales plant in Florida

There’s a possible leak of water at a Polk County phosphogypsum stack owned by the giant fertilizer company Mosaic.
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Pinellas County emergency beach restoration projected to cost over $20 million

The county’s new emergency beach restoration project is projected to cost upwards of $20 million dollars. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
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A law professor & scientist ask for a halt to a dredging project that could harm Puerto Rico coral reefs

Coral reefs in Puerto Rico may be threatened by a proposed dredging project. On Tuesday Cafe a scientist and a law professor say why.
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Myakka Ranch in Manatee County one step closer to state protection

Myakka Ranch in Manatee County is one step closer to getting state protection. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
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Hell On Earth

The Forum gives an update on aid to Gaza amid Israeli airstrikes. Palestinians sheltering in U.N.-run schools and tent camps are running low on food and drinking dirty water. A power blackout has crippled water...

Episode 16, June 19, 2023: Commemoration of Juneteenth History at WMNF 88.5 FM

In 2021, Juneteenth became a federal holiday remembered as an end to the institutional chattel slavery in Galveston, Texas(1865).   Union General Gordon Granger and his troops traveled to Galveston, Texas to announce General Order No.3...

“From Pain To Inner Peace” on Morning Energy

No one can escape pain, loss,  and disappointments. On any given day, if we tune into mainstream media or local news sources we will hear countless stories about challenges that people are facing, whether its financial...


The Grammy and Video music Awards have seen its share of controversies, and the 2023 Grammy Awards was no exception. Many fans from around the world including those in the Grammy audience were shocked to...

“Random Acts of Kindness” on Morning Energy

There was something different in the air in Brewster,Massachusetts when the owners of a local restaurant unexpectedly decided to shut their doors and treat their staff to a “Day of Kindness”. The owners, Brandi and...

St. Leo U. moves forward with disbanding union amid faculty, Catholic pushback

Pasco County’s Catholic St. Leo University is moving full-speed ahead with plans to replace its 44-year-old faculty union and senate with a new “shared governance system.” Faculty members, state unions and even Catholic organizations are...

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: Intro: One of the great mysteries of the Trump era is how a man who has two...

Belief & Climate Change

Why are so many humans religious? Why do we daydream, imagine, and hope? Philosophers, theologians, social scientists, and historians have offered explanations for centuries, but their accounts often ignore or even avoid human evolution. Evolutionary...

President Trump Hires Controversial Televangelist Who Got Her Start in Tampa

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Or follow this link and select 11/08/19 from the drop down menu: Intro: The New York Times reported two weeks ago: “Paula White, a televangelist based in Florida...

The symbols and meaning of Good Friday on Morning Energy

Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. Additionally,  the Five Holy Wounds that Christ sustained during the crucifixion represents the purchase of our healing and salvation. On...

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