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WRFI News Features and Interviews
Lori Sonken talks with Toxics Targeting’s Walter Hang about his company’s work to fight fracking in New York State and about what they’ll be working on now that fracking has been banned. This interview originally aired on the December 30th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.
When Patrick Timothy Walsh completed part of his spiritual training, he was given a new name: Ravindra. Patrick went by Ravi (which is short for Ravindra) for years without legally changing his name, but, recently, he decided to go through with the legal name change. Just days after it took place, Ravi reflected on how…
Samuel Whitehead talks with Jon Christopher about his Santa Claus origin story and what it’s like to play such a well-known cultural figure. This conversation originally aired on the December 25th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.
Lori Sonken talks with Helen Slottje, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner, about the state of things in the state of New York after the Cuomo administration’s decision not to allow fracking in the state. This interview originally aired on the December 23rd, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.
Samuel Whitehead talks with Tompkins County Historian Carol Kammen about how some accidentally-discovered documents help tell the story of Ithaca’s early history. Samuel started by asking Carol what we actually know about the early days of Ithaca… This conversation originally aired on the December 15th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.
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