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The Scoop: Fri., March 8, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Mosquitos adapt to climate change WMNF’s Chris Young reports that this adaption could mean changes when it comes to the spread of harmful diseases. Hurricane Ian relief funds A new investigation has found that groups...

The Scoop: Wed., January 31, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Lowering the minimum age to purchase rifles and shotguns The state House panel approved a bill that would lower the minimum age to purchase rifles and shotguns from 21 to 18. If passed by the...
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The Scoop: Thurs., December 21, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Decertification process begins for large teachers’ union Florida’s largest teachers union has failed to meet the conditions of a new state law requiring that a supermajority of members pay dues. This set in motion its decertification...
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The Scoop: Fri., December 15, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Early morning shooting The Tampa Police Department has been investigating since 5 a.m. when officers responded to shots fired on the 4000 block of W Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. The victim was transported and...

Pop singer Pink to give out banned books at Florida concerts

Listen: Pop singer Pink will give away 2,000 banned books at her upcoming Florida concerts. This comes as Florida recorded the highest number of books bans in the country last school year. The books will...
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Members of right-wing group ‘Moms for Liberty’ call police on Florida librarians over young adult novel

Listen: Among the rise of book challenges in Florida,  members of the right-wing group Moms for Liberty called police on librarians in Florida’s panhandle. Judd Legum is the author and founder of the Popular Information...
banned books, First Amendment

New initiative sends free banned books to Floridians

Florida is one of the top states in the nation for book bans in schools. One organization is sending banned books to Floridians for free.
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The Scoop: Mon., September 25, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Rays Stadium cost Last week the Tampa Bay Rays announced plans to build a new $1.3 billion dollar stadium in St. Petersburg if the team can convince the St. Petersburg City Council and the Pinellas...
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

Abortion ban A panel of Florida senators listened to hours of testimony on a bill that would ban abortion after six weeks of pregnancy yesterday. The bill comes after the Republican-controlled Legislature last year passed...

Hillsborough County School Board bans “This Book Is Gay” in all middle schools

The Hillsborough County School Board has expanded a proposed book ban county-wide as it voted 4-3 to remove the book, “This Book is Gay” from all middle school library shelves in Hillsborough County as of...

Raegan Miller and Jen Cousins from the Florida Freedom to Read Project joined us to discuss the recent spate of book bans in public schools, and the impact of the Parental Rights in Education law.

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