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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

Resolving to Stop Domestic Violence – April 17th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | April 17, 2015

Emma Rizzo speaks with Alex Kitson and Joanne Joseph of the Global Gender Justice Clinic about a resolution the group put before Tompkins County legislators to declare freedom from domestic violence as a human right.   This interview originally aired on the April 17th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

Drafting Ithaca’s Comprehensive Plan – April 15th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | April 15, 2015

Samuel Whitehead speaks with Megan Wilson, Ithaca City Planner, and Kirby Edmonds, Chair of the city’s Comprehensive Plan Committee, about the city’s new comprehensive plan, PLAN IThaca and how the community can provide their input.   This interview originally aired on the April 15th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

Legal Update on We are Seneca Lake Protests – April 8th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | April 13, 2015

  Lori Sonken talks with Ithaca attorney, Ray Schlather, and Chris Tate, founder of the Finger Lakes Clan Waters Initiative, about recent developments affecting We are Seneca Lake protesters in the Reading Town Court. This interview originally aired on the April 8th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

What’s Happening With Fracking in New York – April 1st, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | April 1, 2015

Lori Sonken talks with Walter Hang about what’s happening with fracking in New York state. This interview aired on April 1st, 2015.

New York Maple Festival at Arnot Forest – March 27th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | March 27, 2015

Daniel Apfel reports on the production and consumption of maple syrup from Cornell’s Arnot Forest, one of many syrup producers hosting Maple Weekend events. This story originally aired on the March 27th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.    

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