An in-depth look at President Obama's visit to the University of Tampa where he discussed funding for high speed rail among other things, also WUSF checked in with Tampa airman Rex Temple for another installment of My Last Tour.
Frances Engel with Angelina and Cleopatra Samreny
In December 1960, Frances Engel left Ecuador for Chicago searching for a new life and a fresh start. She brought only her oldest daughter Maria with her, but she immediately started searching for work so she could bring the rest of her children. In a conversation with her daughter Cleopatra and her granddaughter Angelina, Frances recalls what it was like to be an immigrant in the United States. And she shares the family’s struggle to be reunited.
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will both be in Tampa today hosting a town hall style meeting at The University of Tampa where he is expected to focus on job creation and where he is also expected to announce funding for high speed rail here in Florida, President Obama will give Florida a little over a billion dollars to start construction of the high speed rail, and thousands of State Farm property insurance customers will get non-renewal notices next week.
President Obama will give Florida a little over a billion dollars to start construction of the high speed rail, and thousands of State Farm property insurance customers will get non-renewal notices next week.
The Tampa Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Dr. Jeanne L. Noble Delta GEMS Institute are calling all male youth between the ages of 11 through 18 to participate in the 1st Annual EMBODI Summit on Saturday, February 13, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hillsborough Community College (Ybor Campus) in Ybor Room #124 located at 2001 N.