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What would school “deregulation” mean in Florida? Bills point to eliminating some testing, diploma requirements and recess

Bills aimed at reducing regulations on public schools began moving forward Wednesday in a Florida Senate committee.
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How Betsy DeVos could impact education in Florida

Donald Trump is filling out his cabinet and has nominated billionaire conservative Betsy DeVos for education secretary; our guest on MidPoint is an advocate for public education, Susan Smith, the president of the Democratic Progressive Caucus...
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Jeb Bush Super PAC got $1.3 million from Chinese company: The Intercept

An explosive new series of reports by The Intercept has found that “a corporation owned by a Chinese couple made a major donation to Jeb Bush’s Super PAC Right to Rise USA” in March of...
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Florida political scientists say Rubio’s time could run out

Does Senator Marco Rubio have a chance of derailing what one political scientist calls the “Drumpf Train” by earning all the delegates in his state’s winner-take all primary? Susan MacManus, a political science professor at...

Florida This Week; Controversy swirls around Trump’s comments on the KKK

BY Rob Lorei On the first half of today’s show we listen back to the latest Florida This Week, a political talk show on local PBS station WEDU that is moderated by Rob Lorei. This...
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USF students rally to support affirmative action

Students at USF are rallying Thursday afternoon in support of affirmative action and to raise awareness about the enrollment of black and Latino students. The rally on the Tampa campus begins at 5:00 p.m. in front of Cooper Hall....
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Jeb! campaign post-mortem; what are superdelegates? on Monday’s MidPoint

Jeb! Bush has suspended his campaign for president; we look back at the former Florida governor’s short run for president, what went wrong and what’s next. We also look at the controversial issue of superdelegates – it’s...

Florida This Week; USF graduate assistants demand higher wages

First on Radioactivity, we listen back to the latest episode of Florida This Week, a political talk show on local PBS station WEDU that is hosted by Rob Lorei. This week’s panel of political insiders...

Radioactivity listeners chime in on Thursday’s GOP debate.

BY Rob Lorei On today’s Radioactivity, we open up the phone lines to listener  comments on Thursday’s GOP debate from Charleston, South Carolina. Highlights from last night’s discourse include criticism of President Obama’s handle on gun control...

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...

Political Analyst Barry Edwards discusses Trump’s poll numbers, rise in independent voters

By Rob Lorei First on Radioactivity we speak with White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough about the Affordable Care Act enrollment period which ends today for individuals and families to enrollment through the health insurance...

Florida This Week; listeners discuss Paris terrorist attacks

By Rob Lorei We start off today with the latest edition of Florida this week, a political discussion show broadcast by local PBS station WEDU on Friday nights and moderated by Radioactivity Host Rob Lorei....

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