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The Scoop: Fri., September 29, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Naples Capitol breacher caught A member of the ‘Proud Boys’ extremist group, who disappeared days before his sentencing in the U.S. Capitol riot case in...
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The Scoop: Thurs., September 28, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Progress Village’s solar progress Progress Village, in Eastern Hillsborough County, is claiming the title of the first Black community in Florida to adopt a solar...
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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

Progress Village becomes Florida’s first Black community to build solar microgrid

In Eastern Hillsborough County, Progress Village is claiming the title of the first Black community in Florida to adopt a solar microgrid. A coalition of...
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Lawmaker Jason Shoaf supports holding another bear hunt in Florida

A Florida lawmaker is calling for the state to hold a bear hunt after a county sheriff suggested it to help manage the bear population.
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The Scoop: Tues., September 26, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

FL congressional map trial A federal trial over the constitutionality of Florida’s congressional map gets underway this morning in Tallahassee. Civil rights groups and voters...
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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

Okefenokee Swamp nominated for UNESCO World Heritage site designation

On Friday, U.S. agencies announced that they will nominate Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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A non-profit is trying to save manatees by restoring seagrass

Seagrass is in decline around Florida, including Tampa and Sarasota bays, and that’s proven deadly for manatees. Tom Ries is trying to do something about that.
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Tampa Bay lost thousands of acres of seagrass, study shows

Listen: According to a new study, the Tampa Bay has lost thousands of acres of seagrass in only two years. “Tampa Bay has lost more than 4,000 acres, or 12% of its seagrasses. That’s a...
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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.
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Tampa Bay Estuary Program: create breaches in causeways

Old Tampa Bay; it’s the most northerly section of the Bay and furthest from the mouth – where the Sunshine Skyway Bridge is located – so that leads to the water there being the most...

Tampa Bay seagrass recovers; 40,000 acres most in 60 years

Tampa Bay seagrass recovers; 40,000 acres most in 60 years

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