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WRFI News brings you local-first news and voices by, and for, the people of Tompkins and Schuyler counties. Catch WRFI News live, Monday-Friday at 6 p.m.

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WRFI News Features and Interviews

Week in Review with Josh Brokaw – June 4th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | June 4, 2015

Aryeal Jackson speaks with Josh Brokaw of the Ithaca Times about the top stories of the week. This interview originally aired on the June 4th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

Conversation with Sandra Steingraber – June 3rd, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | June 3, 2015

Lori Sonken speaks with Sandra Steingraber, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Ithaca College, biologist, author and activist, about her efforts opposing Crestwood Midstream Partners, and her work joining science and activism. This piece originally aired on the June 3rd, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

Ithaca Festival 2015 – May 28th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | May 28, 2015

Samuel Whitehead speaks with Ithaca Festival Director, Danielle Klock, about what it takes to put on the event and what’s in store for this year. Their conversation, which originally aired on May 28th, 2015, begins with Samuel asking Danielle about the festival’s origins.

Knowing Jim Dennis – May 25th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | May 25, 2015

Samuel Whitehead speaks with Tompkins County 5th District Legislator Jim Dennis about how he got into public service, revisiting CIITAP, and the fallout of the New Years Eve standoff in Danby.   This interview originally aired on the May 25th edition of WRFI Community Radio News;

Switching On – May 6th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | May 6, 2015

Samuel Whitehead speaks with Trevor Pinch and James Spitznagel about the exhibit “Switched On: The Birth of the Moog Synthesizer” at the History Center in Tompkins County, which closes at the end of May. They also touch on the spread of the synthesizer in popular music and what it’s like to play a Moog.  …

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