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The Scoop: Thurs., November 16, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Students could lose scholarships Senate and House Republicans in Tallahassee filed identical bills yesterday that could allow financial penalties for state university and college students backing what they say are “foreign terrorist” groups, such as Hamas....

Redemption Radio

Thad Bereday, host of the Redemption Radio podcast, a former lawyer and former prison inmate, and his pastor, Rev. Justin LaRosa of The Portico, a non-traditional, social justice-focused church in downtown Tampa, both join Shelley...
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Former inmate describes prisoner abuse inside Lowell in Florida

"One of the things that I did not like about the sexual abuse that is known to happen inside of prisons is that when you have individuals inside that space and then they're completely cut...

Some Florida prisoners are on strike to protest conditions

A number of prisoners in Florida have gone on strike; the work stoppage began yesterday, on MLK Day, in what they’re calling a “nonviolent protest of conditions” known as Operation PUSH. Panagioti Tsolkas is an organizer with...

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