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Getting Here: Personal Stories Of Immigration, Migration, And Displacement – November 9, 3-5pm

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Swag Shop – Buy Classic WRFI Stuff!

By Felix

Holy cow! You can now buy older WRFI swag at steep discounts! These items were made for previous years’ fundraisers and we have just a few odds and ends left. Get ’em while they’re hot!

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Take a Sneak Peek at our 2019 Swag !

By Felix

2019 Fall Premium Preview: Ripple Effect Our waterways will always define our area—more than hotel and luxury housing development, more than traffic jams, more than politics or the culture wars. The 2019 “Ripple Effect” logo pays tribute to our beloved Finger Lakes. Water is life and unites us all. Celebrate community radio and our precious…

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Getting Here: Personal Stories Of Immigration, Migration, And Displacement – November 9, 3-5pm

By Felix

Getting Here: Personal Stories Of Immigration, Migration, And Displacement Saturday, November 9 from 3-5pm at the Community Arts Partnership ArtSpace on the Ithaca Commons In this time of increasingly divisive rhetoric, policies, and politics around race, immigration, and national origin, personal stories are important. WRFI is hosting live storytelling event featuring 7 people telling their…

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2019 Marathon Swag

Check out the 2019 Fall Marathon premiums!

The 2019 "Ripple Effect" logo pays tribute to our beloved Finger Lakes. Water is life and unites us all. Celebrate community radio and our precious lakes with a sweet new tee shirt, tote bag, or camp mug. Make your one-time or recurring donation and let us say thanks by sending you a gift!

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Daily features and interviews from our community

Knowing George McGonigal – January 26th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | January 26, 2015

Samuel Whitehead talks with George McGonigal, First Ward Alderperson for the City of Ithaca, about why he got into politics, his thoughts on a pay increase for Common Council members, his take on approach affordable housing in the city, and his hopes for the Chain Works district.   This interview originally aired on the January…

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Talking truck safety (again) – January 22nd, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | January 22, 2015

Samuel Whitehead and Aryeal Jackson talk with the Ithaca Voice‘s Jeff Stein about Ithaca’s continued work to make its streets safe for large trucks.   This interview originally aired on the January 22nd, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Defending the Crestwood Protestors – January 20th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | January 20, 2015

Lori Sonken and Aryeal Jackson talk with attorney Sujata Gibson about her work defending the protestors blockading the Crestwood Midstream LPG storage facility near Seneca Lake.   This interview originally aired on the Janaury 20th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Knowing Cynthia Brock – January 19th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | January 19, 2015

Samuel Whitehead talks with Cynthia Brock, First Ward Alderperson for the City of Ithaca, about why she got into politics, how the Common Council is looking to improve the Community Investment Incentive Tax Abatement Program, and about her continued concerns over the Stone Quarry affordable housing development.   This interview originally aired on the January 19th,…

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Reacting to the standoff in Danby – January 15th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | January 15, 2015

Samuel Whitehead talks with the Ithaca Times‘ Michael Nocella about what happened during the 61 hour standoff in Danby at the start of 2015 and how the community has reacted.   This interview originally aired on the January 15th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Discussing race and psychology – January 13th, 2013

By WRFI News Staff | January 13, 2015

Aryeal Jackson talks with Nia Nunn Makepeace, Professor of Education at Ithaca College, about the intersection of race and psychology as it plays out in the lives of African-American youth.   This conversation originally aired on January 13th, 2015 the WRFI Community Radio News.

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