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More than 40 Black Lives Matter demonstrators gather in Gulfport

Peaceful demonstrations against racism and police violence happened all across the Tampa Bay area Monday from Ybor City to St. Petersburg to Dunedin and Largo. In Gulfport, more than 40 people gathered at a park....
Justice for George Floyd rally demonstration protest

Experts share their thoughts on reducing police violence and ending racism

Peaceful demonstrations across the country continue over racism and police violence; we continue our examination of these issues on MidPoint Monday. Listen to the full show here. We began the show with a short excerpt...
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Tampa Bay SDS has raised more than $40,000 to bail out protesters

Dozens of protesters have been arrested this week during and after demonstrations in the Tampa Bay area and a student-led activist group is raising funds to bail them out. As of noon Wednesday, the GoFundMe...
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Vigil for Erica Garner in Tampa Wednesday evening

Black Lives Matter activist Erica Garner died last weekend after an asthma-induced heart attack; she was the daughter of Eric Garner, who died in 2014 when New York Police officers put him in a choke-hold....

Women’s Show 9/28: Clinton’s Righteous Anger & Black Lives Win in the Age of Trump?

Thoughts for the week……With the frantic pace of the chaos, we barely have a chance to finish a sentence – so… 1.      Where is the US Navy – the largest naval force in the world –...
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Bob Buckhorn blames Tally & D.C. for Tampa revenue issues

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn gave his annual State of the City address Tuesday; he says since the Great Recession the city has lost $285 million in property tax revenues and he blamed lawmakers in Tallahassee...

Group says amendment 2 will legalize pot with little regulation; Protests continue over shooting death of unarmed black man in Clair-Mel

By Rob Lorei On the first part of Radioactivity Tuesday we discuss Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana in Florida, and the group who is opposed to it. Our first guest is Jessica Spencer, spokesperson for...
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Florida Senate District 19 Democrats face off

The Republican National Convention began Monday; on MidPoint we continue our look at this year’s election with audio from candidates running for a Florida Senate seat that covers parts of four counties. Four Democrats are running...

Minneapolis civil attorney discusses racial tension following shootings of black men, Dallas ambush of police officers

By Rob Lorei Public outrage once again flared over the shooting deaths of two black men at the hands of police. A video  uploaded to social media on Tuesday show Alton Sterling, 37, being shot...
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Police shootings and Black Lives Matter

After three high-profile police shootings of black men last week in New York, Louisiana and Minnesota there were Black Lives Matter protests across the country and even outside the U.S. There were several local rallies over...
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Tampa Mayor & Police Chief respond to Dallas shootings

Five police officers were killed by gunfire in Dallas Thursday night at a peaceful protest march protesting the shootings by police of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota; Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn called a press conference Friday morning...
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Sarasota rally against police shooting of black men

So far this week Alton Sterling was shot an killed by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile was shot and killed by police in Minnesota. Minnesota’s governor asked for a federal investigation in...

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