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Totally Not the Real News (of the week) with bonus!

Before getting into this WMNF now carries the Politifact widget on our News, Blog, & Station Update pages! NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week By The Associated Press A roundup...

Are Better US-Iran Relations Possible?

2 7 17 Good morning, welcome to WMNF’s Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Today —we get the perspective of an American professor who has spent forty years traveling to Iran. President Trump has had some tough...
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Special Operations industry conference in Tampa

It takes a lot of equipment to perform military special operations and a company could strike it rich by scoring a contract to sell to the Department of Defense; that’s why dozens of them were...

Opponents say TBX project based on old data, bad engineering

By Rob Lorei Yesterday we discussed the ongoing fight by local communities to stop an interstate expansion that threaten several historic neighborhoods in Tampa. Known as the TBX Project. It plans to add express lanes to...
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Listeners weigh in on Democratic debate

On Saturday the three candidates vying for the Democratic Party presidential nomination debated on prime-time television. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley battled about a range...

GOP debate: Radioactivity breaks down candidates’ foreign policy

On Wednesday’s Radioactivity we look the back on last night’s Republican Presidential debate that centered on foreign policy and national defense. Listeners chime in via phone and email to discuss the candidates’ stance on using military...

Ten myths about guns debunked; Tampa activist reports from Climate Change conference in Paris

by Rob Lorei Today on Radioactivity, we first listened to a report from local activist Kelly Benjamin who covering the  United Nations Climate Change Conference  in Paris, where World leaders are gathering for 11 days to work...
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Hillary Clinton raises funds in Tampa Bay

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in town Wednesday morning to raise funds for her campaign for president. Reporters were not allowed inside the event held at the Thonotosassa home of former state CFO Alex...

Florida this week with Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn; Green Party candidate Jill Stein wants no bomb sale to Saudi Arabia

By Rob Lorei Today we listen to a special Thanksgiving edition of Florida this week in which host Rob Lorei interviews Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn, touching on a variety of topics such as the Vinik...

Satirical musician Roy Zimmerman; Author Dan Lazare talks about who is responsible for the rise of ISIS

By Rob Lorei Today on Radioactivity we are joined  by comedic musician Roy Zimmerman, who sings guitar-based folk songs poking fun at the political topics like Same-Sex Marriage, creationism, guns, and Marijuana (with some jabs at...
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CAIR responds to threats to St. Pete mosques

Update: On Tuesday the man was arrested. Listen to the story here: http://www.wmnf.org/cair1117/ Late Friday attacks in Paris killed at least 129 people, ISIS has claimed responsibility — and there have been threats to local mosques,...
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Wesley Chapel man accuses Florida Senate of Stalinist tactics for removing seal with Confederate symbol

This week the Florida Senate approved a rule change that would remove the confederate battle flag from the chamber’s seal; but that effort to get rid of the controversial symbol embraced by racists like the...

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