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Preventing domestic violence by standing up – December 5th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 5, 2014

Charles Dunaway speaks with Pete Navratil–a social worker and co-founder of Stand-Up Guys–about some of the causes of domestic violence and how to prevent it.   This interview originally aired on the December 5th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

Debating tax breaks for a local developer – December 4th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 4, 2014

Cory Cochrane and Samuel Whitehead speak with the Ithaca Voice’s Jeff Stein about the community’s response to a local developer’s request for a tax abatement.   This interview originally aired on the December 4th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

Evaluating charter schools – December 3rd, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 3, 2014

Aryeal Jackson talks with Tina Nilsen-Hodges, Principal of New Roots Charter School, about what the school’s recent graduation rates say about the school’s performance and the kind of education it offers.   This interview originally aired on the December 3rd, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

Managing Tompkins County’s waste – December 2nd, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 2, 2014

Lori Sonken and Nicholas Katz talk with Tompkins County Solid Waste Manager Barb Eckstrom about the county’s solid waste management program and how it’s changed in the 25 years she’s worked there.   This interview originally aired on the December 2nd, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

Developing Ithaca’s industrial past – November 24th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | November 24, 2014

Samuel Whitehead talks with the Ithaca Times’ Michael Nocella about how the industrial legacy of the Emerson Power Transmission plant on Ithaca’s South Hill is impacting the progress of a mixed-use residential development planned for the site.   This interview originally aired on the November 24th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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