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Listen to The Current’s June 8-9 show: Hillsborough LGBT Ban Repealed, Habitat for Humanity Pinellas, National Ocean Week, Tuberous Sclerosis and Autism

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A capacity crowd of both supporters and opponents offered public comment as the Hillsborough County Commission voted 7-0 to repeal its 2005 ban on recognizing LGBT events (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

A capacity crowd of both supporters and opponents offered public comment as the Hillsborough County Commission voted 7-0 to repeal its 2005 ban on recognizing LGBT events (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

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Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring:

  • Coverage from the Hillsborough County Commission‘s decision to repeal their 2005 ban on recognizing gay and lesbian (LGBT) events in the county, featuring remarks by County Commissioner Kevin Beckner and public comment from Equality Florida executive director Nadine Smith and others;
  • Steve Lightburn, Vice President of Development with Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County, on their homebuilding efforts in Tampa Bay, their project with Clearwater Toyota and ways to get involved;
  • Rob Brumbaugh, Lead Scientist with the Nature Conservancy‘s Global Marine Team, on National Ocean Week, World Ocean Day and the importance of protecting Tampa Bay’s marine environment;
  • Dr. Steve Roberds, Chief Science Officer with the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, on the leading genetic cause of both autism and epilepsy, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, and how it’s affecting Florida’s children

Don’t forget to send us your comments by Twitter at @TheCurrentCBS, by text at 56022 or by email at franco.ripple@cbsradio.com, and thanks for listening!

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