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WRFI News Features and Interviews

Accommodating Ithaca’s disabled residents – December 11th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 11, 2014

Samuel Whitehead talks with the Ithaca Times’ Michael Nocella about the how the City of Ithaca fares when it comes to accommodating its disabled residents according to a recent survey and how the city reacted to the findings. This interview originally aired on the December 11th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

Getting out the vote – December 10th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 10, 2014

Lori Sonken and Aryeal Jackson speak with Leslie Danks Burke of Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes Action about the group’s voter turnout drive in advance of the 2014 elections. This interview originally aired on the December 10th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

Greening up the holidays – December 9th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 9, 2014

Lori Sonken and Nicholas Katz talk with Anna Kelles of the Green Resource Hub of the Finger Lakes about how to reduce the environmental impacts of celebrating the holidays.   This interview originally aired on the December 9th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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.

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