Tampa Bay shorebirds dealt with record heat this summer

Summer this year was one of the hottest on record in the Tampa Bay Area, and shorebirds in Tampa Bay dealt with the heat.
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Here comes the Sun: Talking pro women’s soccer in Tampa Bay

The new professional women’s soccer team has a name - Tampa Bay Sun FC-will kick off its inaugural season in August 2024.
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Responding to Food Insecurity in Florida with Gulf Coast JFCS

It’s Thanksgiving time and our thoughts turn to food and those who may not have it. Our friends from Gulf Coast JFCS joined us to...
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Get answers about open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplace

Information how navigators can help you choose the Obamacare plan that’s best for you and if you are eligible for financial assistance.
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Backers say the Florida Supreme Court should OK an abortion rights initiative

Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment fired back at Florida's Attorney General Ashley Moody who wants the measure blocked from the 2024 ballot.
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Riverview call center workers stage picket, demanding $25/hour, better healthcare, and more

Listen: On Thursday, call center workers at Maximus, the federal government’s largest call center contractor, picketed to demand higher wages. Call center workers want the...
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Who is Ben Frazier, the Jacksonville activist arrested before a DeSantis press conference? Here’s WMNF’s 2020 interview with him

WMNF spoke with Ben Frazier who participated with his mother in civil rights demonstrations as a child and remembers Axe Handle Saturday.
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Tampa General Hospital doctor: omicron variant spreads 2-3 times more than previous coronavirus variants

On Tuesday Café, Seán Kinane interviewed Dr. Jason Wilson, Associate Medical Director of the ER at Tampa General Hospital about omicron surge.
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What’s next for the USF Forest Preserve?

In 2021, the University of South Florida asked for & received proposals to develop land in the USF Forest Preserve north of the Tampa campus.
Anna Eskamani of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida

Anna Eskamani weighs in on Supreme Court’s arguments on abortion rights

Orlando-area Democratic State Representative Anna Eskamani speaks about abortion rights and the U.S. Supreme Court.
COVID-19 omicron variant mutations

University of Florida immunologist finds mutations in coronavirus omicron variant that may enhance its transmissibility

A University of Florida researcher found several mutations in the coronavirus omicron variant that could make it more transmissible than delta.
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Highway construction can lead to racial inequity; plus a new grant for Tampa Heights Mobility Corridor

Highways often cut through and displace vibrant communities, especially communities of color. WMNF guests look at alternatives.

Transgender Day of Remembrance will be recognized Saturday in Tampa

Transgender Day of Remembrance honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.
Clean energy

Update: Pinellas County Commission supports 100% renewable energy future

The Pinellas County Commission will vote this month on whether to set a zero-emission target through a transition to renewable energy.
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Pinellas County Commission will consider 100% renewable energy future

The Pinellas County Commission will vote this month on whether to set a zero-emission target through a transition to renewable energy.
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Green jobs: new report breaks them down by congressional district

Bob Keefe, executive director of Environmental Entrepreneurs, interviewed by WMNF's Seán Kinane about E2's new report on green jobs.
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Four St. Pete City Council races are on the 2021 ballot: listen to the candidates here

WMNF aired a forum with the candidates running for St. Pete City Council in 2021.

Speaking with director of the film ‘Frenemies’ about the US embargo of Cuba

WMNF interviews the director of the film Frenemies, a documentary about how the Cuban people have been impacted by the U.S. embargo.

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