Legal Advocates say that one of the major casualties of the just completed Legislative session in Tallahassee was the failure to compensate Wilton Dedge, a man who was falsely imprisoned for 22 years for a rape he did not commit.
TheyÃ¢â¬â¢re also upset that the state did not extend an October 1st deadline for DNA testing that could potentially free other innocent people from prison.
Jenny Greenberg is the director of the Florida Innocence Initiative in Tallahassee. On a shoe string budg...
Lane asserts that this form of public notice might aid in bringing everyone into compliance with code enforcement.
Ã¢â¬ÅOne can see what that case was about, the disposition of the case, and what the person - the violator - has to do in order to come into compliance. We have a 90% compliance rate but we have 10% of the population that are not complying. Those are the individuals that we are going after. Those are the individuals that the code enforcement full board will be levying fin...
Richard Florida: You know the United States really lead the world in developing this knowledge driven technology push creative age. We built up great universities, had spectacular research and development institution, built a fabulous venture capital industry, in addition to all of that, and this is the sort of thing that we always sort of, we know it intuitively, and its always in the back of our mind, because we all are a product of it, because America always forgets, what really propelled ...
Greg SmithÃ¢â¬â¢s life is an amazing tale. Born with muscular dystrophy, the syndicated radio host has turned his physical challenges into his greatest strengths, and has given inspiration to millions through Ã¢â¬ÅOn A Roll: Talk Radio on Life & Disability,Ã¢â¬? a nationwide radio show that he created and hosted from his power wheelchair for more than a decade. His new memoir, Ã¢â¬ÅOn A Roll: Reflections from AmericaÃ¢â¬â¢s Wheelchair Dude with the Winning Attitude,Ã¢â¬? is the sto...
ALEX GIBNEY, THE DIRECTOR AND WRITER OF THE NEW FILM: ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM. THE COLLAPSE OF ENRON CORPORATION- THE BIGGEST BANKRUPTCY IN THE HISTORY OF THE NATION---HURT THOUSANDS OF EMPLOYEES, STOCKHOLDERS AND MANY PENSION FUNDS.... IS THE SUBJECT OF A NEW FILM BY OUR GUEST ALEX GIBNEY. ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM- BASED ON A BOOK BY TWO FORTUNE MAGAZINE WRITERS- BETHANY MACLEAN AND PETER ELKIND....THE FILM PREMIERES HERE IN THE BAY AREA THIS WEEKEND.
Members of a leading Islamic organization say that anti-Muslim crimes are on the rise, in fact the highest recorded figures in over a decade.
This morning in Tampa, CAIR- the Council on American Islamic Relations, released their report, Ã¢â¬ÅUnequal ProtectionÃ¢â¬?
Ahmed Bedier is the Central Florida Director of CAIR (roll tape#1 o.q.Ã¢â¬?alarmingly highÃ¢â¬?)
Bedier took time to indicate the difference betweenÃ¢â¬â¢incidentsÃ¢â¬â¢ reported and hate crimes Ã¢...
A group of environmental advocates and shareholders is trying to get Progress energy to commit themselves to becoming an environmentally company. This morning, they held a press conference as Progress energyÃ¢â¬â¢s shareholders meeting was set to begin at the Hilton hotel in Downtown St Petersburg, calling on the company to be environmentally responsible.
Ã¢â¬Åwhen we talk to progress they say that they are meeting legal standards, Florida progress says ...
INTRO: In April of last year, Richard Paey was sentenced to twenty-five years for forging prescriptions and abusing the pain relief medicine Oxycontin. Paey sits in his wheelchair to this day, a victim of a botched 1980Ã¢â¬â¢s back surgery and multiple sclerosis, at the Zephyrhills cotrrectional facility in Pasco County. But Paey, who has maintained his innocence all along, saying that he was just medicating his pain, will have a new day in court soon. WMNFÃ¢â¬â¢s Mark Antokas has more. R...
Reporter: Grace Santos
Event: Rev. Jim Wallis, author
Date of Event: Wed, 11 May 2005, 7pm
Location: Hyde Park United Methodist
Date of Broadcast: Thur, 12 May 2005, 6pm Evening News
Reverend Jim Wallis, the author of GodÃ¢â¬â¢s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left DoesnÃ¢â¬â¢t Get It, spoke at the Hyde Park United Methodist Church last night. WMNFÃ¢â¬â¢s Grace Santos files this report. (MITCH SAID HE WOULD WRITE THIS).
The President of Nicaragua came to Tampa today to campaign for the passage of the Central American free Trade Agreement, abbreviated CAFTA. The proposed trade treaty would include the United States and 6 Latin American countries, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, and Nicaragua. The agreement has been in the works for several years, and congress may vote on it in the next month, but Hundreds of Thousands of protestors throughout North And Central America h...