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This Week's "Your Turn" Radio Lineup

Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CDT to 6:00 p.m. CDT (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.”  Today’s guest lineup includes:

4:00 CDT/5:00 pm EDT:  Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President for Legal and Public Affairs - Net Neutrality, the Second Amendment and other Current Issues;

4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT:  Daniel Kochis, Research Fellow in the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom - Brexit Vote, Now What?;

5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT:  Diego Echeverri, U.S. Army Veteran and Florida State Director for Concerned Veterans of America - "Caring for Our Heroes in the 21st Century Act"; and

5:30 CDT…[more]

June 27, 2016 • 03:39 pm

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