Seán Kinane/WMNF News (July 2012).
Governor Rick Scott came to Tampa Wednesday afternoon to speak with Jefferson High School students about the costs of college tuition.
But Hillsborough School Board member April Griffin suggests the governor could be using public school resources and students as a backdrop for a re-election campaign commercial.
We asked the governors press office for a response. They said they could not answer whether Scotts campaign planned to film at Jefferson.
As of air time we had not receive...
David Cobb, Move to Amend
Today Radioactivity explores yesterdays arguments at the US Supreme Court over whether corporations should be required to supply contraception coverage under the Affordable care Act.
Rob Lorei interviews David Cobb who is a spokesperson for the group Move to Amend a group that wants to amend the US Constitution to end the practice of giving corporations the same rights as people.
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Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn gave his annual State of the City address at the Armature Works building that used to be a Trolley Barn.
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn announced during his State of the City address Tuesday that police Chief Jane Castor will stay on for at least one more year after retiring in May. That means shell stay in the drop which some consider double dipping - collecting a paycheck and pension. Buckhorn said he wants to keep Chief Castor on board because crime has dropped 69% in the city.
You know what that means? That means theres over 150,000 less victims. Thats us. The men and women of the Tampa ...
Ulele's logo features a pineapple slice which represents hospitality.
The water works building at Ulele Springs is being redeveloped by investors. Part of the project re-opened the spring which will eventually flow back into the Hillsborough River. Keith Sedita is a managing partner of the Ulele restaurant that will open this Spring at the old pumping station. He said the native-inspired theme comes from the story behind the springs namesake Tampas own version of Pocahontas.
As he was taking a Spanish conquistador by the name of Juan Ortiz and about to...
Next month, for the first time in the United States the Bollywood Oscars will be awarded in Tampa. Its a four day event officially called the Videocon D2H International Indian Film Academy Awards weekend. The biggest event will be the awards presentation itself- taking place at Raymond James Stadium where 35,000 are expected to be in the audience and 800 million people are expected to be watching worldwide.
Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei discusses the International Indian Film Aca...
The Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa.
Seán Kinane/WMNF News (Sept. 2009).
Tuesday the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule aimed at clarifying and strengthening the Clean Water Act.
The rule was published on the EPA website and says it would enhance protection for the nations public health and aquatic resources
by increasing clarity as to the scope of waters of the United States protected under the Act.
In an online video, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says the new rule will help identify [streams and wetlands](http://environmentflorida....
Today on the Last Call Rob Lorei talks about red light cameras with a local opponent of the cameras. Matt Florell is a St. Petersburg activist who has been pushing for an end to red light cameras.
The cameras have been installed in many dangerous intersections around the Bay areabut some communities are phasing them out. The cameras take a photo of a vehicle and its license plate when the vehicle blows through an intersection during a redlight. It also captures photos of cars that fai...
Hillsborough County students receive free dental screenings last year.
Janelle Irwin, 2013
People in the Tampa Bay area can get free dental care this weekend at the Florida State Fairgrounds. This Friday and Saturday adults and some children can get things like teeth cleanings and extractions. Terry Buckenheimer is a Tampa dentist and the president of the Florida Dental Associations Mission of Mercy.
And then also, were going to provide names, addresses, therell be some people from our FQHCs here in Tampa and also theyre affiliated with the Department of Health and theyl...
Seán Kinane/WMNF News (Sept 2009).
Congress sought to ease fears in seaside communities by rolling back dramatic price hikes for national flood insurance, but for many the pocketbook pain has only been delayed.
As many as 1.1 million policyholders with subsidized government insurance will still be hit with rate increases under a bill signed by President Barack Obama.
Records analyzed by The Associated Press show there are communities in every state where the adjusted price hikes would make some properties unaffordable.
Jean Halloran, Director of Food Policy Initiatives for Consumers Union
Today Radioactivity discusses efforts to get antibiotics out of meat and the dangers associated with over-use of antibiotics. Rob Lorei Interviews Jean Halloran, Director of Food Policy Initiatives for Consumers Union about an ad her organization published in the Tampa Bay Times asking Trader Joes today to stop selling meat from animals raised on antibiotics. The ad highlights how the overuse of antibiotics by the meat industry on healthy livestock threatens public ...