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Spending 99 hours swimming, biking, and cycling

by WRFI News Staff on June 23, 2016

WRFI’s Lori Sonken talks with Shane Eversfield about his 5-day-long, 500 mile, triathlon to raise money to support patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease. This interview aired on June 20, 2016

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Silent Film Era Fashions on Display at Cornell

June 22, 2016

Cornell Professor Denise Green talks with WRFI’s Lori Sonken about the fashions worn by movie stars living and working in Ithaca in the early 1900’s. This interview aired on June 17, 2016.

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Dawn Seymour, about being a Women Airforce Service Pilot-June 13th, 2016

June 13, 2016

Esther Racoosin speaks with Ms. Dawn Seymour, Cornell Class of 1939, during her 77th college reunion.  She describes her first experience flying in an airplane, and what it was like to volunteer as a Women’s Airforce Service Pilot, or WASP, during World War II. This interview originally aired on the June 13th, 2016 edition of […]

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HerStory, a benefit for the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County-May 31st, 2016

May 31, 2016

Esther Racoosin talks with Elisheva Glaser and Abby Cooper, co-Presidents of the SWIS club (Strong Women Impacting Society) at Ithaca High School, about their upcoming fundraiser, HerStory.  The event, benefiting the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County, features students and people from the community talking and performing about the meaning of mothers, mother figures, and mentors. […]

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Update on the Nurse’s Union at CMC with Anne Marshall

May 31, 2016

On May 30th, we broadcast this interview with Anne Marshall.  Anne has been a nurse at Cayuga Medical Center for some time and has been in the forefront of the effort to unionize nurses at the hospital.  She discussed the recent NRLB Hearing on charges of unfair labor practices and the next steps in the […]

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Honoring Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) Veterans-May 27th, 2016

May 27, 2016

Esther Racoosin speaks with citizen Tiffany Miller, who wrote a Change.org petition requesting that the Secretary of the Army permit the inurnment of her Grandmother’s ashes in Arlington National Ceremony.  Her Grandmother had served with the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) in World War II. This interview was originally aired on the May 27 th, […]

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Tompkins Time Traders: Another Way to Do Business

May 23, 2016

WRFI’s Lori Sonken talks with Leslie Strebel about Tompkins Time Traders. This interview aired on May 23, 2016

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