Station Updates

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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Mosaic sinkhole

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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Healthy coral / WMNF News

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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Bike Walk Tampa Bay on the Sustainable Living Program

On Monday’s Sustainable Living program we spent the hour talking with several guests on the topic of biking and walking in the Tampa Bay Area. March is Bike Month here in Florida and a researcher...

Early cancer prevention event reaches out to the community

Coalition of public and private sponsors brought a cancer awareness event to Tampa. Last Saturday at Robert W. Sanders jr. Library, nearly 100 people came to listen to speakers, meet cancer survivors and participate in...

Folklore series features local heroes telling their stories

A few weeks ago (2/26/16) we had a gaggle of locals (plus one outsider) on Art in Your Ear to talk about storytelling, and specifically, how we tell our own stories. Gina Moccio has started an event...

Women’s Show …So Many Critical Issues, So little time for Discussion Before the Primary

What do the candidates think about Fracking? In the democratic debate Saturday night, both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton were asked if they would allow fracking if they were elected president.  Bernie answered with one...

International Women’s Day on Morning Energy

International Women’s Day is Coming up in a few days….This is a time when we celebrate the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women.  On Morning Energy…we will be doing our part to acknowledge...

WMNF RadioActive Donations – Pictures of our People’s Patio

WMNF supporters have given generously, and some of them are commemorated on our patio. Many of these gifts came about as part of our 2004-2005 building campaign. Here are a few photos of their bricks...

Doctors without Borders: Neutral & Impartial On Life Elsewhere

“Our patients come to us with rat and other vermin bites, scabies, lice, skin ailments, colds, and congestion. Conditions that are easily treated.” These are the words of Dr. Rogy Masri, of Doctors Without Borders,...

Indoor Energy Conservation on the Sustainable Living program

On Monday’s (2/29) Sustainable Living program we talked about indoor energy conservation. Our guest was a Building Research Analyst with the Florida Solar Energy Center, Janet MacIlvaine. She and her colleagues in the Buildings Research...

WMNF’s Hot Box aka Best New Releases

WMNF’s Hot Box features the new releases that Randy Wind (WMNF Program Director) and Flea (WMNF Music Director) want you to hear. DJs at WMNF listen to a ton of music every week to prepare...

Sun Records – Where the Soul of a Man Never Dies

Legendary Sun Records spawned dirty gritty soulful rock'n'roll in the early 1950s, bringing together blues, country, juke, jive and piano banging music. Learn more about its early years.

Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction On Life Elsewhere

Is Trumpy a bad dream? Are these bizarre primaries a fantastic illusion? After reading Chip Jacobs‘ book Strange As It Seems, you could easily believe the hallucinatory-like run-up to the Presidential election is really a figment of Chip’s imagination and...

New Music On Life Elsewhere – What Do You Think?

“An amazing amount of new music comes my way”, says Norman B, “I love sharing the cuts I think deserve your attention, better still, I love getting your feedback”. Listen carefully, let us know what you...

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