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The Hurdles Still Facing Medical Marijuana in Florida

01/02/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: medical marijuana, Florida, United for Care, Ben Pollara, petitions, Florida Supreme Court, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Good morning, welcome to WMNF's Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up on the first part of today’s program we’ll talk about the effort to legalize medical marijuana in Florida. But first- one listener comment about the Jimmy Dore comedy show- which we featured on Tuesday.

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There’s an effort to put a ballot question before Florida voters this November. It’s a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes. But before Florida voters have the...

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Open Phones Discussion of the "War on Christmas", Duck Dynasty, It's a Wonderful Life", Marriage Equality and Raising the Minimum Wage listen

12/24/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Tags: Festivus, Duck Dynasty, Matt Staver, marriage equality, It's A Wonderful Life, Jimmy Kimmel, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Today we'll discuss a variety of topics: The Liberty Council's Matt Staver warns of the danger of marriage equality. The patriarch of Duck Dynasty makes controversial remarks about African Americans and gays. Jimmy Timmel envisions how FOX News would re-edit It's a Wonderful Life. [The origins of the "Festivus" holid...

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One of the original cofounders of WMNF joins Last Call listen

12/23/13 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Tags: Andy Goutman, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Today on the Last Call, we look back at the early history of WMNF. Rob Lorei talks to guest, Andy Goutman, one of the original cofounders of WMNF about how the station developed into what it is today.

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The Real News Network interviews former Florida Senator Bob Graham on the Saudi 9/11 coverup listen

12/18/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Tags: 9/11, Saudi coverup, Senator Bob Graham, wmnf

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei airs the first part of theRealNews.com interview with former Florida Senator Bob Graham about the role of the Saudi government during 9/11 and their influence on American foreign policy.

NY Post article mentioned on today's show:

Inside the Saudi 9/11 coverup

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Giant Companies Gobble Up Single Family Homes In Tampa and Around the Country

12/16/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Tags: home ownership, Mortgage crisis, Blackstone Group, Deutsche Bank, renters, wmnf, Laura Gottesdiener, Rob Lorei

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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. As the country emerges from the long recession—Middle Class Americans are seeing their incomes shrink- but some financial firms are flush with money- and they are buying up private homes. We’ll look at this trend in a moment and ask the question- are we turning into a nation of renters?

But first, four interesting comments about the portion of last Friday’s show on which we heard from two community activists in Tampa who were planning to hold a...

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Art + clay + crystalline glaze listen

12/13/13 JoEllen Schilke
Art In Your Ear
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Tags: wmnf, Art In Your Ear

The Sixth Annual Tampa Tour De Clay has 5 studios, 6 kiln openings, and a whole lot of artists.

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Daughter of civil right's martyr shares her mother's life and legacy listen

12/12/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: civil rights, wmnf, Violet Liuzzo, Sally Liuzzo

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Today on Radioactivity we revisit the case of one of the martyrs of the civil rights movement in the 1960s. Violet Liuzzo was murdered as she was helping people who attended a civil rights march in Birmingham Alabama.

Rob Lorei speaks with Sally Liuzzo the daughter of Violet. Sally’s mom was a housewife from Detroit. The mother of five children who in March 1965 heard about the brutality against civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama on what’s come to be known as Bloody Sunday and ...

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How is Governor Scott doing attracting new jobs to the state? And the dangers to the world of even a limited nuclear war. listen

12/11/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Tags: nuclear winter, Job Creation, job incentives, Governor Rick Scott, Enterprise Florida, Hertz, Famine, Ira Helfand, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Today on Radioactivity. We examine what the consequences of a limited nuclear war if it broke out in the Middle East or South Asia? A new study shows there would be devastating consequences worldwide and not just in the region where the bombs were exchanged. Rob Lorei speaks with Dr. Ira Helfand, a physician from Northampton, Massachusetts who wrote the study for the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and Physicians for Social Responsibility.

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Rob Lorei takes listener calls on Radioactivity listen

12/05/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: Walmart, Marijuana. Wages, economy, wmnf

Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei takes listener calls to discuss the economy, wages, the medical marijuana arguments at the Florida Supreme Court and other items in today's news.

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Tampa rejects proposal to close bars at midnight listen

12/05/13 Sean Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Tags: Tampa, Mary Mulhern, Tampa Bars, wmnf

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Tampa has decided against earlier closing times for bars: plans to hold a workshop on the proposal to change closing from 3 am to midnight was narrowly defeated amid public outcry. The idea could resurface if a committee of stakeholders is formed. Council member Mary Mulhern was in the minority in voting to support a workshop, though she acknowledged a time change would likely be defeated.

"I don't think anybody we heard from here who works in the bar and restaurant business would be affe...

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