WRFI Community Radio News Daily Brief – 6/19/2014


Local police begin gorge patrols | 870 AM 95.9FM News Talk WHCU

Ithaca Residents Protest Cluster Development – Ithaca Times : News

‘No Question It’s Gotten Worse’: A Look Inside Ithaca’s Heroin Epidemic – Ithaca Times : News

Ithaca Juneteenth Celebration: Fun and Entrepreneurship – Ithaca Times : News

Tompkins seeks comprehensive plan input | Ithaca Journal | ithacajournal.com

14850 Today – Hanshaw Road closing to westbound traffic beginning Monday for road reconstruction – 14850 – Ithaca News

Chronic intake of Western diet kills mice | Cornell Chronicle

Ithaca’s affordable housing crunch explained in graphsThe Ithaca Voice


Bill to Require Insurance Companies Cover Substance Abuse Treatment – Time Warner Cable News

Assembly Calls for Moratorium Extension | WENY-TV NEWS

Albany Agenda: Heroin, Common Core & Medical Marijuana | WENY-TV NEWS

Public use plans proposed for new Adirondack lands | News from North Country Public Radio

NY senators propose steps against Lyme disease | News from North Country Public Radio

Schumer: Feds must pay more for bridge fixes | Ithaca Journal | ithacajournal.com

City & State – Carpe Diem? Seizing the Last Day (or so) of Session

Senator calls nearly 300 bridges in WNY substandard – City & Region – The Buffalo News

Lawmakers, Cuomo near deal on closing centers for disabled

Lawmakers approve measure making kindergarten mandatory – City & Region – The Buffalo News

Proposal to un-crowd county jails waits in the Assembly | News from North Country Public Radio


Redskins Run In to Trademark Trouble in Clash Over Name Change – Truthdig

Immigrant children tread treacherous political landscape – CNN.com

Hatewatch Headlines 6/19/14 | Hatewatch

Charter school companies in US face corruption charges – World Socialist Web Site

Top Stories – Nuclear Weapons are not Going Away…3,970 Still Deployed – AllGov – News

Senators Propose 12-Cent Gas Tax Increase – ABC News

Redskins stripped of trademarks – Jonathan Topaz and Lucy McCalmont – POLITICO.com

Jindal says he’s withdrawing Louisiana from Common Core standards – The Washington Post


Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 19 June 2014 | Human Rights Watch

U.S. military leaders warn of difficulty of conducting airstrikes in Iraq – The Washington Post

NASA: May 2014 was the hottest May in recorded history.


Improving academic performance with physical fitness

Sports linked to life gains in CU study | Ithaca Journal | ithacajournal.com