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[AUDIO] Ithaca Reggae Fest on Supporting Water Conservation Through Music

By WRFI News Staff

News Director Katelyn Harrop sits down with Ithaca Reggae Festival cofounders Kevin Kinsella and Mike Mazza. The festival aims to promote the health and conservation of Cayuga Lake through the power of music — and plan to do so next weekend, with artists coming from around New York State and far beyond. Produced by Katelyn…

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[AUDIO] The Sophie Fund on Suicide Prevention in Tompkins County

By WRFI News Staff

News Director Katelyn Harrop sits down with Scott McCloud, cofounder of The Sophie Fund — a local organization working to support suicide prevention in the Ithaca area and beyond. McCloud discusses new efforts underway in Ithaca to prevent suicide, and what’s next for this organization. Produced by Katelyn Harrop, originally aired 6/12/18 Image courtesy of…

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[AUDIO] #NY23 Congressional Race: an Analysis with Nick Reynolds of the Ithaca Times

By WRFI News Staff

WRFI News Director Katelyn Harrop sits down with Nick Reynolds, Managing Editor of the Ithaca Times to discuss all things #NY23 as the district prepares for primary elections at the end of the month. Reynolds discusses the crowded list of democrats vying for the chance to unseat Tom Reed in New York’s 23rd district, and…

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Targeting fracking – December 30th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 30, 2014

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.

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Changing your name, life – December 29th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 29, 2014

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…

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Being Santa Claus – December 25th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 25, 2014

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.

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After the fracking decision – December 23rd, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 23, 2014

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.

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Documenting Ithaca’s early history – December 15th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | December 15, 2014

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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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.

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