TV: Facing the Mortgage Crisis - Radio: The Push for Drilling
Meet four sets of homeowners living right here in the Bay Area that have experienced what it's like to go through a foreclosure. They could be your best friend, or co-worker, a family member, or your neighbor. None of them expected to lose their homes. With so many homeowners falling into foreclosure because of lost jobs or reduced hours, we'll also introduce you to an organization around the state that can help the unemployed find work. Last but not least, we tackle the topic of foreclosure scams and teach you the warning signs to look out for so you don't fall victim yourself. Also: The debate over allowing oil and natural gas drilling as close as a few miles from Florida’s Gulf coast has heated up in recent weeks and figures to be a key issue during the spring legislative session. On this week’s show, we’ll hear why environmentalists and some residents worry drilling could ruin our tourism economy and why the industry thinks it’s important to open the Gulf for more oil exploration.
Former Florida House Speaker Ray Sansom's request to delay ethics investigation have been denied, Tampa City Council has reached an agreement with CBS and Clear Channel regarding the removal of certain billboards in scenic areas, and small business owners met with the Governor's economic advisers about loosening restrictions regarding small business loans.
Ruby Williams and Kathy Gibson
Florida folk artist Ruby Williams tells friend Kathy Gibson that her calling as an artist came early in life. And humble beginnings – rather than slowing her down – actually shaped her outlook on the creative process and helped her develop a unique style of expression.
Ray Sansom attempting to delay misconduct charges, Florida Public Service Commision planning a "self examination" into conflict of interest allegations, Governor Charlie Crist distancing himself from the President, Billboard settlement and Attorney General foreclosure fraud.
Ray Sansom attempting to delay misconduct charges, Florida Public Service Commision planning a "self examination" into conflict of interest allegations, and Governor Charlie Crist distancing himself from the President.