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The Incarceration Nation

Alexandra Bailey calls in to the Forum to discuss efforts to end mass incarceration in federal prison. She talks about the bipartisan First Step Act...
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Hurricane Ian, one year later: A story of resiliency and hope

Hurricane Ian was the 3rd-costliest natural disaster to hit the U.S.: $115.2 billion in damages and 156 fatalities in Florida and elsewhere.
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Transgender and nonbinary people sue Florida over its “discriminatory” bathroom law

A federal lawsuit challenges a new Florida law requiring people to use public restrooms that align with their sex assigned at birth.
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The Scoop: Fri., September 29, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Naples Capitol breacher caught A member of the ‘Proud Boys’ extremist group, who disappeared days before his sentencing in the U.S. Capitol riot case in...
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U.S. Supreme Court will weigh a Florida law restricting social media companies

The U.S. Supreme Court said it will take up a First Amendment fight about a 2021 Florida law that restricted major social media companies.
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Florida and a special district ask a judge to toss out a lawsuit alleging the state unconstitutionally retaliated against Disney

Attorneys for Gov. Ron DeSantis asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging Florida unconstitutionally retaliated against Walt Disney Parks.
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PSTA gets $18 million from the federal government for electric buses

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) is getting more than $18 million from the FTA to buy new electric buses.
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Florida Conservation Voters push for electric school buses

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced in November that some school districts in Florida were eligible for grants to help replace diesel school buses with electric buses. The eligible districts are from the most...
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HART will purchase electric buses with $2.7 million grant

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) Wednesday announced it received a $2.7 million grant to add zero-emission electric buses to its fleet. Much like Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, Tampa’s lead...
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St. Pete Downtown eLooper is region’s first electric bus

Pinellas County now has the Tampa Bay area’s first all-electric public bus; it will begin running this weekend as a free shuttle in St. Petersburg known as the Downtown eLooper. Local leaders rode the quiet,...

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