House Reps propose bill sidestepping DeSantis’s $350 million federal funds veto

In June, Governor Ron DeSantis rejected around $350 million in energy efficiency incentives. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
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How a tiny non-profit startup broke the year’s biggest Florida politics story

Barbara Petersen, executive director of the Florida Center for Government Accountability, appeared on WMNF WaveMakers.
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The Pinellas Legislative Delegation supports a revamp of PSTA; what would it mean for local transit?

A Republican Florida representative has proposed a bill that would change how Pinellas County’s transit organization is governed.
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Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler, husband of Moms For Liberty cofounder, accused of sexual battery by alleged menage a trois lover

Christian Ziegler, Florida’s GOP chairman and husband of Sarasota County School Board member and Moms of Liberty co-founder Bridget Ziegler, is under criminal investigation after...
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Christian Ziegler

A decade after Rick Scott refused $1.25 billion from feds, a Florida lawmaker proposes $50 million for private passenger rail between Tampa and Orlando

Florida lawmakers are championing hundreds of projects including $50 million for Brightline to extend rail from Orlando to Tampa.
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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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A yellow and blue soccer team logo unveiling ceremony

Second Greenway, Trails, and Blueways Master Plan Public Meeting

There is a second Greenways, Trails, and Blueways Master Plan Public meeting hosted by Pasco County Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources.

WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, March 24th, 2023

Daily digest of news for Friday March 24th of 2023.

WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, March 17th, 2023

WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, March 17th, 2023
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Reporters Ben Montgomery and Selene San Felice on the success of Axios Tampa Bay

Axios Tampa Bay has more subscribers than any of the 22 other local Axios daily digital news providers. Reporters Ben Montgomery and Selene San Felice told WaveMakers how they stay on top of what's happening...

Dr. Kampmark’s Opinions

No matter where you get your news from, it’s always worthwhile discovering an alternate take on the headlines. We regularly call upon the learned Dr. Binoy Kampmark because no matter the topic he is always...

Assessing The News With Binoy Kampmark

Frequent contributor to Life Elsewhere, Dr. Binoy Kampmark shares his well-considered assessments of the following news items: Haiti’s President Assassinated  A group of gunmen allegedly posing as agents of the Drug Enforcement Agency forcibly entered...

Hillsborough Schools set to reopen online, add in-person learning Aug. 31 despite COVID-19 concerns

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources Caving to financial threats from the Florida Department of Education, Hillsborough Schools will now start the school year with only one week of virtual classes before transitioning...

WMNF Billboards are all around the Tampa Bay area #LastLocal – UPDATED

Update 8/24/18 These electronic billboards are carrying WMNF’s Last Local message, plus there are regular (static in billboard speak) ones scattered all over the area with the message too! The letters indicate physical positioning (N/S...

The End Of An Era? On Life Elsewhere

The Village Voice, the independent weekly New York City newspaper, announced on Tuesday that it will end print publication. The exact date of the last print edition has not yet been finalized, according to a...

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History of cattle ranching in Florida – notes from a Tampa Bay History Center panel

History of cattle ranching in Florida – notes from a Tampa Bay History Center panel by David Bryant, WMNF News volunteer Over 200 people attended a panel on cattle ranching history and issues facing its...
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WMNF’s NEWS has top music list too! Music loves the news, and the news def loves the music

Yes, we’re a news show, but we play great music during the breaks as well! The rest of December will showcase tunes from the best albums of 2014 (see below). We’re on every weekday at...

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