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Northside Coaliton of Jacksonville's Ben Frazier

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.
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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.
Clean energy

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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