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2023 election

Hear from all the Tampa City Council candidates in Districts 4, 5 and 6

On Tuesday Cafe we heard from all the candidates for three Tampa City Council seats: Districts 4, 5 and 6.
University of South Florida Tampa development Biology

What’s new with efforts to conserve the USF Forest Preserve?

Find out the latest about efforts to conserve the USF Forest Preserve. WMNF speaks with Ph.D. candidate Christian Brown.
education

Two experts examine the state of education in Florida

We look at education in Florida: banned books, private school vouchers, menstrual histories of student-athletes, AP African-American History.
Swedish students

High school students from Sweden point out differences with the U.S. like guns and free health care & college

We talked with students from Sweden about what it’s like in the U.S. compared to Sweden for things like health care and education.
health and climate

A doctor talks about the health impacts of climate change in Florida

We talked about the ways that people's health is being impacted and will continue to be affected by climate change with Dr. Paul Robinson.

New College alumni and UFF push back after DeSantis appoints 6 Trustees

The President of United Faculty of Florida & a New College of Florida alumnus slam Governor DeSantis for appointing 6 conservative Trustees.

Making Big Changes in the New Year

It is a “new” year and politicos and pundits are still on vacation, so MidPoint is talking about new beginnings, starting over, 2d acts, and making big life changes. Shelley’s guests are Artist Laura Waller...
Florida springs and fresh water

Update on threats to Florida’s freshwater springs

The Florida Springs Council won an appeal and will get a Department of Administrative Hearing on a controversial bottled water permit.
seagrass pr

UT study of seagrass in Tampa Bay plus Arts4AllFlorida competition for young artists with disabilities

A U. of Tampa professor talks about his research on seagrass in Tampa Bay and Arts4AllFlorida talks about artists with disabilities.
Anna Eskamani of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida

State Rep. Anna Eskamani on the homeowner’s insurance special session

State Representative Anna Eskamani on the Florida Legislature special session on insurance and whether there was enough help for homeowners.
education

The state of education in Florida with Hillsborough School Board member Jessica Vaughn

We speak with Jessica Vaughn, a member of the Hillsborough County School Board, about education issues in Florida.

PURE or “Toilet to Tap”? What’s Going in Tampa’s Drinking Water?

The Mayor calls it "PURE." The Tampa City Council calls it "Toilet To Tap." It is the plan to mix highly treated wastewater with the City's drinking water by 2032. Environmentalists and neighborhood activists strongly...

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