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Interview with Dr. David Perlmutter about his new book GRAIN BRAIN

10/21/13 Robert Lorei
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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Tags: Alzheimers, Dr. David Perlmutter, wheat, grains, carbs, sugar, blood sugar levels, diabetes, cholesterol, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Our guest is David Perlmutter, MD. he's a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition who received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. In his new book he says that reducing our risk of Alzheimer's and dementia as we age can be done by making more healthy diet choices. Dr. Perlmutter wrote last month on Huffington Post that there is a correl...

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Interview with Former State Senator Helen Gordon Davis listen

10/21/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Tags: Helen Gordon Davis, Tampa, NAACP, cross burning, Women's rights, Feminism, Nicaragua, Charlie Crist, Cuba, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Rob Lorei talks with women's and civil rights champion Helen Gordon Davis. In 1974 Davis was the first woman elected from Hillsborough County to the state legislature. Davis was a champion of women's issues and fought hard on behalf of ethnic minorities. She served six terms in the Florida House of Representatives. In 1988 she was elected to the Florida Senate. In this interview she talks about being the first white woman to join the local NAACP, a cross burning on her law...

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Government Shutdown Winners and Losers

10/21/13 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Tags: government shutdown, NSA, domestic violence programs, Head Start, Meals on Wheels, Navy Seals, Libya, Somalia, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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The sixteen day government "shutdown" ended last Thursday. But as we'll hear in this next interview the shutdown left some government operations untouched. Mattea Kramer of the National Priorities Project provides some perspective on the winners and losers. Mattea Kramer co-authored with Jo Comerford, the article [

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Florida Obamacare health insurance costs cheaper than expected listen

09/25/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: kathy castor, healthcare, wmnf, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Health and Human Services

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The department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that health costs through insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act will be even less than expected in Florida. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL) celebrated the announcement at Tampa International Airport today before flying back to Washington D.C.

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Hillsborough County Schools continuing to move forward with Common Core listen

09/25/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: MaryEllen Elia, Hillsborough County Schools, Rick Scott, Common Core, PARCC, education, wmnf, tampa international airport

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Hillsborough County Schools Superintendent MaryEllen Elia isn

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Debates in Congress: Food Stamps and the Benghazi controversy

09/20/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Tags: Tampa, wmnf, food stamps, Benghazi, 88.5

Today Radioactivity explores two hotly debated issues in congress: Did the Obama administration turn its back on the embassy personnel in , Libya on 9/11/12? And the House of Representatives in Washington cutting the food stamp budget yesterday. Listen to the full show above.

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Criticism of Obama administration handling of Benghazi does not stand up under scrutiny

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Transgender woman in Pinellas denied access to restrooms at PTEC listen

09/19/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Tags: LGBT, discrimination, Pinellas County Schools, transgender, PTEC, U.S. Department of Education, education, ACLU, wmnf

The ACLU of Florida is asking the U.S. Department of Education to compel the Pinellas School district to broaden transgender rights in schools. The civil rights group filed a complaint this week on behalf of Alex Wilson, a transgender nursing student who was denied access to restroom facilities at her school for either men or women.

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Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society protest war on Syria at Bill Nelson's Office listen

09/13/13 Naveen Sultan
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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A dozen anti-war activists gathered outside of Bill’s Nelson office in Tampa yesterday to urge him to vote against military action in Syria if the issue is brought to Congress. The protest was organized by the Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society.

There are 12 protestors standing on the corner of the sidewalk outside of the federal courthouse. The signs that they’re holding shake back and forth against the strong wind. Together they chant in hopes to pressure Senator Bill Nelson t...

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WMNF's Birthday and History

09/13/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Today on Radioactivity in honor of WMNF's 34th birthday this Saturday, Rob Lorei plays a 1994 documentary about the founding of WMNF. The documentary was produced by Sheila Cowley. Listen to full show above.

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Rob Lorei takes listener calls on Vladimir Putin, Trayvon Martin, and Syria.

09/12/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei takes listener calls on Putin's op-ed in the New York Times, Trayvon Martin, 9/11, Europe, and the decision by the Tampa Bay Times to charge some people for online use. Listen to the full show above.

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[A Plea for Caution From Russia What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria][1]

[Jeff Daniels from THE NEWSROOM: Is America #1?][2]

[Trayvon Martin medical examiner claims prosecutors inten...

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