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Esther Racoosin talks with Hilary Lambert, Executive Director and Steward of the Cayuga Lake Watershed Network (CLWN).  They discussed the effects of the current severe drought on the watershed and suggestions for how citizens can conserve water.

 

Go to http://www.cayugalake.org for information about CLWN, and for more information about water conservation during a drought, go to http://eden.cce.cornell.edu/disasters/Pages/Drought.aspx

This interview originally aired on the July 26th, 2016 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Bruce Gagnon, Anti-War Activist

July 6, 2016

Bruce Gagnon, veteran anti-war activist, and co-founder of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, spoke with us by phone to share his insights on the state of US militarism, the upcoming elections, and the need for activists to unite in order to effect real change.

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Running to Places Production of the Musical “Rent” June 30th, 2016

June 30, 2016

Esther Racoosin speaks with Michael Sloan and Elisheva Glaser, members of the cast of Running to Places’ production of “Rent”.  The musical will premier on July 6, 2016 at the Kitchen Theatre. They discuss the themes of the musical and also the importance of theatre in their lives. This interview originally aired on the June […]

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Dr. Maureen Hanson of Cornell about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-June 28th, 2016

June 28, 2016

Esther Racoosin speaks with Dr. Maureen Hanson of the Cornell University Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics about her laboratory’s recent study about biomarkers in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, or CFS/ME.  Their research paper can be found at: https://microbiomejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40168-016-0171-4.  More information about CFS/ME can be found at: http://solvecfs.org/ This interview originally aired on […]

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Lisa Holmes, Director of the Tompkins. Co. office of the Aging-June 23rd, 2016

June 23, 2016

Esther Racoosin speaks with Lisa Holmes, Director of the Tompkins County Office of the Aging, about an upcoming workshop on Tuesday, June 28th, about collecting oral histories.  She describes a collection of stories that have already been gathered from local aging LGBT adults. This interview originally aired on the June 23rd, 2016 edition of WRFI […]

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Spending 99 hours swimming, biking, and cycling

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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David Rhodes of Ithaca Welcomes Refugees-June 21st, 2016

June 21, 2016

Esther Racoosin speaks with David Rhodes of Ithaca Welcomes Refugees.  He describes the objectives of the organization, and what volunteers are doing to help prepare for the expected arrival of refugees from around the world. This interview originally aired on the June 21st, 2016 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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