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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., October 12, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Medicaid processing issues A state Senate committee met yesterday morning in Tallahassee to discuss Florida’s turbulent Medicaid redetermination process. One key topic on the table was excessively long wait times for Medicaid’s call center.  ...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., October 6, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Jacksonville police beat man Last Friday, Le’Keian Woods was brutally beaten by Jacksonville Sheriff’s officers. His family joined his attorneys for a news conference this week.   DeSantis campaigns in Tampa Governor Ron DeSantis campaigned...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, July 21th, 2023

Tony Bennett passes at 96, Sawfish sighting gives hope, Modern immigration problems require modern solutions, New history teaching standards
Rice's whale Or Gulf Of Mexico Whale (NOAA)

Florida Ports Council CEO warns that proposed changes to protect the endangered Rice’s whale could harm ports from Tampa to Pensacola

Florida Ports CEO warns that proposed changes to protect the endangered Rice's whale could harm ports including Port Tampa Bay.

Protections sought for endangered North Atlantic right whales

Conservation groups filed an emergency petition seeking expanded boat-speed limits to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales.
Gopher tortoise like those found at Boyd Hill

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denies a request to list Florida gopher tortoises as endangered or threatened species

Federal wildlife officials have rejected listing gopher tortoises in Florida as endangered or threatened species.

Center for Biological Diversity warns of climate crisis effects on Florida wildlife

Center for Biological Diversity warns of climate crisis effects on Florida wildlife
manatee in Florida

Feds consider weakening protections for manatees from endangered to threatened status

Feds consider weakening protections for manatees

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