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Florida Senate passes bills to expand Iran sanctions and school security

The Florida Senate passed measures to expand sanctions against Iran and money to bolster security at Jewish day schools and preschools.
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The Scoop: Wed., November 8, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Cops called on librarians Books are being challenged in schools across Florida. Members of the right-wing group Moms for Liberty have even called the police on librarians in Florida’s panhandle.   Cease-fire resolution rejected The...
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Florida House passes expansion to restrictions on state investments on businesses with ties to Iran

The Florida House overwhelmingly passed a bill that would expand restrictions on state investments in businesses with ties to Iran.
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The Scoop: Fri., October 27, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Florida aids Israel Florida is aiding Israel under a directive by Gov. DeSantis by helping send drones, body armor, weapons, and ammo. While declaring unequivocal support for Israel’s right to self-defense, Florida Democratic Party Chair...
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The Scoop: Wed., October 25, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Police violence causes frustration Last night the Tampa Bay Community Action Committee failed to persuade the Citizen’s Review Board to investigate injuries Tampa Police officers caused a woman 4 years ago. Kelsey Storemski found herself...
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Florida Rep. Anna Eskamani (D-Orlando) calls the special legislative session on Iran “performance”

On WMNF’s Tuesday Café, State Representative Anna Eskamani called the Florida special session more politics and performance by the governor.
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Florida Special Legislative Session on Iran sanctions will start November 6

The Florida Senate will begin a special legislative session at 10 a.m. Nov. 6 and could finish the session as early as Nov. 8,
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Florida will have a special legislative session in November to strengthen sanctions against Iran

Florida lawmakers will hold a special session in November on a series of issues, including bolstering state sanctions against Iran.
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Florida lawmakers back state sanctions on Iran

Florida legislative leaders vowed to move forward with a request by Gov. Ron DeSantis to increase state sanctions against Iran.
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Demonstrators at Tampa’s Riverwalk join global Freedom Rally for Iran

More than 400 people lined Tampa’s Riverwalk Saturday in support of protests erupting across Iran after the death of a young woman arrested by morality police three weeks ago. 
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Peace activists in Tampa, Port Richey will protest war against Iran

This Saturday, peace activists are holding a global day of protest of U.S. military actions against Iran; there are several in Florida, including Port Richey and Tampa. No War on Iran and U.S. troops out...

Former Ambassador Ryan Crocker on Afghanistan, Iran and Syria

Former Ambassador Ryan Crocker is diplomat in residence at Princeton University and was U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait and Lebanon under the four presidents who preceded Donald Trump. So, WMNF spoke with Ambassador...

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