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Federal government shutdown could hamper recovery efforts in Florida after Hurricanes Ian and Idalia

Disaster recovery projects in Florida could be affected by the looming federal government shutdown, the White House said Thursday.
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The Scoop: Tues., September 26, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

FL congressional map trial A federal trial over the constitutionality of Florida’s congressional map gets underway this morning in Tallahassee. Civil rights groups and voters...
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A ruling on Florida’s congressional redistricting is sought by November 22

Attorneys for both sides want the 1st District Court of Appeal to rule in Florida's congressional redistricting fight by Nov. 22.
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Florida redistricting

A federal court will hear arguments that new Congressional districts in Florida are racially discriminatory and unconstitutional

The state has appealed a circuit judge’s ruling that its congressional redistricting violated the Florida Constitution; another battle is in federal court.
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Florida redistricting

Counting The True Costs Of War. The Secret Lives Of Young Arab Women.

Norman Solomon – War made Invisible: How America Hides The Human Toll Of Its Military Machine More than twenty years ago, 9/11 and the war...
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State appeal of judge’s ruling on Florida Congressional district maps could go on a fast track

A judge ruled that a congressional redistricting plan violated the Florida Constitution; the case could be on a fast track to the state Supreme Court.
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis enters the race for president, vows to ‘get the job done’

Gov. Ron DeSantis made his White House bid official Wednesday, announcing a 2024 presidential run in an online discussion with Elon Musk that ended months of speculation and set up a clash with former President...
DeSantis defeats Charlie Crist Election 2022

Ron DeSantis leads Donald Trump in battleground states, new poll shows

A new poll shows Florida Governor Ron DeSantis leading former President Donald Trump in two battleground states.
The Scoop: WMNF's daily digest of news headlines for the Tampa Bay area & Florida

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, April 12th, 2023

Union restriction bill heads to House With the Senate already giving approval, a controversial proposal that would place new restrictions on public-employee unions is ready to go to the full House. The House State Affairs...
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Monday, March 20th, 2023

Reporter fired Reporter Ben Montgomery was fired by Axios last week. Montgomery is also the co-host of WMNF’s, the Skinny. On Friday, he talked on the show about being fired by Axios after he replied...
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U.S. Supreme Court eyes Florida’s social media law

The U.S. Supreme Court will discuss a 2021 Florida law that placed restrictions on major social-media companies such as Facebook and Twitter.
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Nikki Fried seeks a DOJ probe after Donald Trump makes claims about his actions in 2018 election

Nikki Fried wants the U.S. DOJ to investigate Donald Trump who said he sent federal agents to Florida to keep the 2018 election from being “stolen” from Ron DeSantis.

Trump-supporting St. Pete rapper wants you to be in his music video tribute to woman killed in Capitol insurrection this Sunday

A St. Petersburg-based rapper known for his devoted support of former President Donald Trump is filming a music video for a song dedicated to the woman killed during the Capitol insurrection this Sunday. And he...

Radioactivity Thursday: Veteran journalist Craig Unger on his latest book “American Kompromat”

January 28, 2021 Good morning, welcome to WMNF’s Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Donald Trump was cultivated as a Russian asset beginning in the 1980’s according to my guest today.  Author Craig Unger makes the revelation...
President Trump impeached by Congress. Tampa

Congress votes to impeach Donald Trump for inciting insurrection

The U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump Wednesday on the single article of “incitement of insurrection.” Here are the speeches of two Democratic members of Congress before they voted to impeach. Kathy Castor...
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody speaks to Trump supporters at rally in Tampa.

Nikki Fried, Manny Diaz condemn Florida AG Ashley Moody’s involvement in group that sent calls asking people to march on Capitol

Florida’s Republican Attorney General Ashley Moody once served on the board of an organization that sent robocalls asking people to march on the Capitol building last week. Moody is now among many elected officials receiving...
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Video: Arnold Schwarzenegger criticizes Donald Trump for inciting mob attack on Capitol

Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released a video criticizing outgoing President Trump for inciting his violent supporters’ attack on the U.S. Capitol. Watch the video:  

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