How a tiny non-profit startup broke the year’s biggest Florida politics story

Barbara Petersen, executive director of the Florida Center for Government Accountability, appeared on WMNF WaveMakers.
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Barbara Petersen

The Pinellas Legislative Delegation supports a revamp of PSTA; what would it mean for local transit?

A Republican Florida representative has proposed a bill that would change how Pinellas County’s transit organization is governed.
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bus rapid transit BRT St. Petersburg, Florida

Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler, husband of Moms For Liberty cofounder, accused of sexual battery by alleged menage a trois lover

Christian Ziegler, Florida’s GOP chairman and husband of Sarasota County School Board member and Moms of Liberty co-founder Bridget Ziegler, is under criminal investigation after...
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Christian Ziegler

A decade after Rick Scott refused $1.25 billion from feds, a Florida lawmaker proposes $50 million for private passenger rail between Tampa and Orlando

Florida lawmakers are championing hundreds of projects including $50 million for Brightline to extend rail from Orlando to Tampa.
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Here comes the Sun: Talking pro women’s soccer in Tampa Bay

The new professional women’s soccer team has a name - Tampa Bay Sun FC-will kick off its inaugural season in August 2024.
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A yellow and blue soccer team logo unveiling ceremony

Responding to Food Insecurity in Florida with Gulf Coast JFCS

It’s Thanksgiving time and our thoughts turn to food and those who may not have it. Our friends from Gulf Coast JFCS joined us to...
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How to dispose of your live Christmas Tree

How to dispose of your live Christmas tree depending on which county you are located in. For more information go to the county websites.

A Peculiarly British Christmas

Christmas Pudding. Christmas Crackers. Pantomimes. Mince Pies. Boxing Day. Ah, yes, Boxing Day, if some of the other peculiarities of a British Christmas are explainable, Boxing Day remains a splendid conundrum. Christmas without Boxing Day...
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How to celebrate sustainably

The Sustainable Living team at WMNF have some tips to make your holidays and celebrations a little bit more sustainable. 

Don’t be naughty, be nice (with your Christmas leftovers)

There are always so many leftovers from Christmas and the holidays. Cookies (haha just kidding, these aren’t ever left over), gift wrap and packaging, ham, tofurkey, burnt out lights, last minute gifts you thought were...

Women’s Show 12/22 – The Gift of Freedom and Democracy for Our Children

It’s the time of the Solstice, the longest night of the year, the time of the year when the sun supposedly stands still– Sol (sun) Stice (still).  Historically associated with longer nights, cold – and...

Get Into The Holiday Spirit With Music On 88.5FM!

Randy Wind will play holiday tunes on the morning show from 6-9am on December 24. Then get into the holiday spirit with an extra hour of music on 88.5FM! It’s the Music will begin at NOON &...

Radioactivity speaks with Metropolitan Ministries CEO Tim Marks, and a famed Christmas story turns 100.

Radioactivity speaks with Metropolitan Ministries CEO Tim Marks, and a famed Christmas story turns 100.

Osceola High School students go christmas caroling for the homeless.

Dozens of St. Petersburg Community activists and students from Osceola High School get together each year to sing Christmas carols for the city’s homeless. Sunday night the caroling stroll called “Still No Room at the...

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