Inland Hurricane Warnings - Paul Womble Polk Emergency Mgmt
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2d ago
Starting in August, the National Hurricane Center will start experimenting with changes in the well-known "cone of uncertainty". They're going to show potential impacts on inland areas, which often feel under-warned during a hurricane. We speak with Polk County Emergency Management Director Paul Womble, about what this will mean for communities away from the coastline.  ..read more
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Ride of Silence - John Sinibaldi St Pete Bicycle Club
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5d ago
Wednesday evening (15), bicycle riders across the nation will be taking part in Rides of Silence to remember those killed or injured in crashes, and o promote bike and pedestrian safety. We speak with John Sinibaldi of the St. Petersburg Bicycle Club  ..read more
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Jimmy Patronis-My Safe Florida Home
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5d ago
Newsradio WFLA's Read Shepherd talks to Florida Chief Financial Officer/Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis about the "My Safe Florida Home" program, which got a $200 millikon boost from the state legislature this past session.  New applicants will be able to sign up and schedule an inspection starting July 1 ..read more
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LULAC Florida in Haines City - Eliseo Santana
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by NewsRadio WFLA (WFLA-AM)
1w ago
The Florida chapter of the nation's oldest and largest Hispanic membership organization is meeting in an unusual spot. The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) state convention is happening in Haines City. Organizers are also sponsoring a job fair and voter education. We speak with Florida director Eliseo Santana about the meeting, LULAC's issues in Florida and the fast-growing Hispanic population in eastern Polk County.  ..read more
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Dave Connor-sandbags
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1w ago
NewsRadio WFLA/FNN's Read Shepherd talks to Dave Connor, Pinellas County Public Information.  With hurricane season now less than a month away, Pinellas County is opening a year-round self-serve sandbag pickup site at the County Solid Waste facility, 2855 109th Ave. N, St. Petersburg.  Dave talks about how the site will work, and under what circumstances sandbags will work for a homeowner, and under what conditions they won't ..read more
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Episode #500 - Gary Emerling - US News - Best States
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1w ago
This is the 500th episode of Beyond the News. We speak with US News governmental managing editor Gary Emerling about their 2024 Best States survey. Florida makes the top 10 overall and scores very highly in two important categories. Find out more by listening here.  ..read more
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National Wheelchair Rugby Championship - Mike DeLancey
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by NewsRadio WFLA (WFLA-AM)
2w ago
The National Wheelchair Rugby Championships are taking place Friday through Sunday in Wiregrass Ranch in Pasco County. We speak with Mike DeLancey, a disabled veteran who's helped in the formation of a wheelchair rugby team locally and in bringing the championships and hundreds of athletes, family, coaches and volunteer assistants to the Tampa Bay area.  ..read more
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Clearwater Drug Takeback and Shred - Rob Shaw
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by NewsRadio WFLA (WFLA-AM)
3w ago
Saturday, April 27th is National Drug Takeback Day, with hundreds of law enforcement agencies across the nation collecting old prescription meds as part of Operation Medicine Cabinet. In Clearwater, they're offering to collect old drugs AND shred old documents, to keep them away from identity thieves.  We speak with Clearwater police spokesman Rob Shaw.  ..read more
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Greg Deese-Gateway Expressway
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3w ago
Newsradio WFLA's Read Shepherd talks to Greg Deese, F-DOT Regional Engineer, about the impending opening of the Gateway Expressway, which will connect I-275, US 19, and the approach to the Bayside Bridge.  The toll road is set to open to drivers on Friday, April 26 ..read more
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State of Florida's Air - Ashley Lyerly - ALA
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by NewsRadio WFLA (WFLA-AM)
3w ago
Every year, the American Lung Association ranks metro areas across the nation for air quality in terms of ozone and particle pollution. Most of Florida gets good marks, but some areas have issues, particularly Tampa Bay and South Florida. We speak with Ashley Lyerly with the ALA.  ..read more
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