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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Air quality on the decline in Tampa despite nationwide improvements

 Overall air quality in the nation has improved. However,  it’s actually gotten worse in Tampa. WMNF's Chris Young reports.

Local Black-owned business awarded $3 million for Ybor housing development

Three Tampa Bay Tech alumni are planning to build a new affordable housing development in partnership with the City of Tampa. Their company was selected for a $3 million state grant to help fund a...
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, June 28th, 2023

LISTEN HERE: Climate change and its effect on Florida’s temperature Many heat records are already being broken this summer. Human-caused climate change means a warmer North Atlantic Ocean. But meteorologists are unclear how a periodic...
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thursday, June 22nd, 2023

LISTEN HERE: Trump trial Former President Trump’s criminal trial for keeping government secrets at his Florida estate now has a starting date — August 14th. This week on WMNF’s Tuesday Café, Stetson University College of...
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Miami & Tampa top nationwide housing price hikes

Miami and Tampa continued to top other metro areas nationally in home-price increases in March when compared to a year earlier.

MidPoint: The 2023 Tampa Municipal Election and New Proposed Vote Reform Legislation

The results of the Tampa municipal elections are in and there is more new, pending voting legislation coming from Tallahassee that may make it harder to register and vote.
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Miami, Tampa top home price increases

The Miami area had a 10.8 percent year-over-year home price increase, while the Tampa area was second-highest at 7.7 percent.
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Monday, April 17th, 2023

Florida travel advisory Last week, Equality Florida issued a travel advisory to people coming to Florida. It warns of the risks posed to the health, safety, and freedom of traveling or relocating to the state....

Mario Núñez fights to maintain Tampa’s identity

Mario Núñez, creator and host of The Tampa Natives show on the Tampa Bay Arts and Education network, talks with WaveMakers about his nostalgic longing for the Tampa he grew up in.

No Pasarán! The Ybor City women who fought fascism

Women's political activism in Ybor City, Florida and their fight against fascism at home and abroad during the time of the Spanish Civil War.

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...

Beloved radio host, Bob Seymour, returns to bring evening jazz back to Tampa airwaves

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 31, 2022    View the original press release Beloved radio host returns to bring evening jazz back to Tampa airwaves Former WUSF Jazz Director Bob Seymour will host “Jazz in the Night,”...

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