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From WSLR 96.5 LPFM, this is the Critical Times. I’m Giulia Heyward. For the next half hour, we’ll be exploring local politics and grassroots activism, all happening in your backyard. A new Wendy’s has opened up on Lakewood Ranch, to the disappointment of residents in the area who are advocates of food justice. Construction on […]

From WSlR 96.5 LP-FM, this is the Critical Times. I’m Giulia Heyward and, for the next half hour, we’ll be reporting on local politics and grassroots activism, all happening in your backyard. This week, we are tackling homelessness, as WSLR reporter Isabella Cibelli speaks with local activist, Greg Cruz on Streets of Paradise, a local […]

The Critical Times with Giulia Heyward. Grassroots politics and local activism. This show includes Sarasota Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner’s discussion of Florida’s election recount, Sarasota County Schools’ welcome of Jeff Maultbsy as their new C.O.O., Dennis Maley’s Manatee News Update, and Top of the News Hour from Surreal News.

Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner discusses election recount for Florida. Sarasota County Public Schools welcomes Jeff Maultsby as its new COO. Dennis Maley gives his Manatee News Update. Lew Lorini of Surreal News lends us his voice for our top of the news hour. All coming up this evening at 6 PM from Critical Times […]

On Tuesday, Nov. 6 polls closed at 7 PM across the state with Floridians glued to their screens while they waited for the election results. The race was close with news organizations announcing that Republican candidate, Rick Scott, our current Governor was ahead of incumbent Democrat, Bill Nelson while Republican, Ron DeSantis, was ahead of Democratic […]

This week, in our continuation of comprehensive election coverage, we are covering the Hospital Board candidates. In the Central, Seat 2 race we have Miglena Entcheva & Joseph J. DeVirgilio, Jr., and in the race for the Northern, Seat 1 race we have Russ Battiata and Jim Meister. With Election Day taking place this Tuesday, […]

The General Election is Nov. 6th, and we are giving you the comprehensive election coverage that every informed voter needs. This week, we’re discussing constitutional amendments. NAACP Vice President and Chapter President of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, Demetrius Jifunza, will speak  on Amendment 4,  which will restore voting rights to the 1.4 million felons […]

The General Election is Nov. 6th, and we are giving you the comprehensive election coverage that every informed voter needs. This week, we’re discussing constitutional amendments. NAACP Vice President and Chapter President of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, Demetrius Jifunza, will speak  on Amendment 4,  which will restore voting rights to the 1.4 million felons […]

The Detail is hosted by Cathy Antunes with guest posts from other community contributors.  Ever walk into a voting booth, look at the local races, and feel like you didn’t know as much as you wanted to know?  Listen to The Detail and you’ll know more. This week, Cathy Antunes spoke with Associate Editor at […]

The General Election will take place on Nov. 6, 2018. Until then, WSLR  is bringing you comprehensive election coverage from our public affairs programming. Cathy Antunes has spoken with several community members on the upcoming ballot, from charter amendments to local initiatives, on her show The Detail. Have you ever walked into a voting booth […]


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