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Ron DeSantis announces investment in rural broadband

Ron DeSantis held a press conference at the South Florida State College Hardee Campus earlier today. The governor announced an investment of around $223 million, continuing the expansion of broadband access in rural areas. “This’ll...
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Tampa Convention Center sees busiest summer yet despite controversial Florida laws driving event cancellations

Listen: Recent laws in Florida that some call hostile towards minorities have caused many organizations to cancel conventions in the state. However, the Tampa Convention Center has seen its busiest summer yet. In nearby Orlando,...
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Governor Ron DeSantis sparks concern with violent rhetoric on federal employees

Listen: On a trip to New Hampshire last week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis stated that if elected president, when it comes to federal employees, “we are going to start slitting throats on Day One.”  Some...

Senate bill clarifies presidential eligibility for serving public officials

Listen: A bill heard in the Senate will ensure that Governor DeSantis will be legally allowed to run for president if he chooses to. The bill ensures that a public official can run for President...

Gov. DeSantis holds roundtable attacking diversity in state universities

Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference in West Palm Beach as a bill that takes aim at diversity programs in universities is being heard in the legislature today. Florida House bill 999 prohibits fields...

University of South Florida students protest for administration to do more to protect vulnerable students

  University of South Florida students protested Monday to ensure vulnerable communities are protected in the midst of Gov. DeSantis’s push for change in state colleges. Protesters gathered outside of the University of South Florida’s...
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Gov. DeSantis considers “open market” for college prep classes amid College Board clash

College Board’s Advanced Placement, or AP program, dates back to the 1950’s. However,  in a press conference Monday, DeSantis again expressed thoughts on introducing other college preparatory choices in Florida schools. More than a third...

Florida’s HB1 protest law gets date set for first legal test

Florida’s controversial HB1 will get its first major legal test next month. A coalition of organizations including the NAACP, Dream Defenders, ACLU and more filed to immediately strike section 15 from the bill. LISTEN: The...

WMNF’s Rob Lorei’s videos from the Tampa Trump rally

WMNF’s News & Public Affairs Director and Radioactivity program host Rob Lorei covered President Trump’s rally for Ron DeSantis, one of the Republican gubernatorial candidates. The rally was held at the fairgrounds east of Tampa,...

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