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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. CST to 6:00 p.m. CST (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST) 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: Ambassador Francis Rooney, former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See: Pope Francis' "Soft Power" Diplomacy;

4:15 CDT/5:15 pm EDT: Marita Noon, Executive Director of Energy Makes America Great: Proposed Gas Tax Increase;

4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT: Caitlin Poling, Director of Government Relations at the Foreign Policy Initiative: Boko Haram: Africa's Isis?;

5:00 CST/6:00 pm EDT:  Sally Pipes, President, CEO and Taube Fellow in Health Care Studies at the Pacific Research…[more]

January 26, 2015 • 03:31 pm

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