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WRFI’s 2018 Fundraiser Marathon – SPECIAL PROGRAMMING!

By Domenic Gagliano

Also, show your pledge and vote for WRFI Community Radio! Please support our station and help us continue to grow. We have new premiums and daily prizes each day of the marathon running now through November 15. Here is a rundown of some of the special programming happening during the marathon. Tune in, show your…

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Fundraising Marathon Special Programming: Matt Kadane (The New Year / Bedhead) To Interview with Dusty Visions – Sun 11/11 12pm

By Domenic Gagliano

Matt Kadane (along with his brother Bubba Kadane) co-founded the bands Bedhead (1991-1998), and more recently The New Year and Overseas. He’s also a history professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva while also publishing a book titled The Watchful Clothier (Yale University Press) in 2013. He’s collaborated with David Bazan and Will Johnson…

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The Trump Card 2018: November 5 at the Kitchen Theatre

By Felix

The Civic Ensemble’s Godfrey Simmons will perform Mike Daiseys edgy, funny, and provocative monologue “The Trump Card” at the Kitchen Theatre on the eve of the 2018 mid-term elections, November 5. The one-night-only performance will benefit WRFI Community Radio. Get your tickets here. “The Trump Card” is an exploration of the Trumps life story, influences,…

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Coronavirus Update, June 2, 2020

By Michayla Savitt | June 2, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 stands at 161 as of tonight. According to the Tompkins county health department, there are no active hospitalizations for the virus. 140 of the positive cases have recovered, and over 10,000 people have been tested in total.  There is one new confirmed case of the…

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Coronavirus Update, May 29, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | May 29, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 stands at 156 as of Friday. According to the Tompkins county health department, one person is hospitalized for the virus. 135 of the positive cases have recovered, and over 9200 people have been tested in total. There are no new confirmed cases of the virus…

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Coronavirus Update, May 28, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | May 28, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is up by 2 as of Thursday, bringing the total to 156. According to the Tompkins county health department, one person is hospitalized for the virus. 134 of the positive cases have recovered, and over 9000 people have been tested in total. There are no…

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Coronavirus Update, May 27, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | May 27, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is up by 1 as of Wednesday, bringing to total to 154. According to the Tompkins county health department, one new person was hospitalized for the virus. A 93 year-old woman was recently released from the Cayuga Medical Center after beating the virus. The Ithaca…

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Sujata Gibson returns to WRFI to further discuss her bid for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | May 27, 2020

Local attorney Sujata Gibson, Assembly candidate for New York’s 125th District, called into WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Wednesday, May 27. She spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how her campaign had adapted in the midst of social distancing, her stance on “democracy at risk”, where she stands on education needs…

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Coronavirus Update, May 26, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | May 26, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is up to 153 as of the time of broadcast. According to the Tompkins county health department, the 1 person hospitalized for the virus has recovered and been released from Cayuga Medical Center. 128 of the positive cases have recovered, and over 7800 people have…

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