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FULL – WRFI Radio Series/Podcasting Workshop

By Felix
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  Attention : This workshop is FULL Want to be first to know about upcoming education opportunities at WRFI? Join our email list for updates Want to create a podcast or pre-produced radio program? WRFI is hosting a free workshop to help you kickstart your ideas and make it happen. Cornell Communication professor and WRFI…

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Attention Radio Lovers: We Did It!

By Felix
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WRFI would like to thank all of our listeners -and everyone in the community- who participated in our recent fund drive. With your help, we have raised the all-import funds that will sustain our operations and further our mission to air independent and under-represented voices here in Ithaca and Watkins Glen. If you missed the marathon,…

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Biggest Story of the Year

By Felix
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I’ll get right to the point. WRFI is outgrowing its current location. Yup, you heard me – there are some big changes coming. That makes this fundraising drive one of the most important in history. This is the first time I’ve said this in writing, so it’s kind of a big deal. Ready for it? WRFI is…

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Part II-Elizabeth Sanders about the Presidential Election-November 21st 2016

By WRFI News Staff | November 21, 2016

Part II of an interview with Professor Elizabeth Sanders of the Cornell Dept. of Government.  In this segment, Sanders talks about the American Presidency and also whether there will be any changes in the voting system after this year’s election. This interview originally aired on the November 21st edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Elizabeth Sanders about the Presidential Election-November 18th 2016

By WRFI News Staff | November 18, 2016

In part I of an interview, Professor Elizabeth Sanders of the Cornell Department of Government provides insight about why Donald Trump won the Presidential Election. This interview originally aired on the November 18th 2016 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Listen – 3:33 Minutes – Ithaca Rally in Solidarity with Standing Rock

By Ryan Clover-Owens | November 16, 2016

Yesterday evening, hundreds of people gathered on the Ithaca commons to demonstrate support with Standing rock and to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would put the entire Missouri River at risk. The event was Organized by the Cayuga Lake Water Protectors – Listen to Mauricio Medina explain the event in his words, 3 Minutes. 

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Mary Ann Erickson about Lifelong Center for Seniors- November 11th, 2016

By WRFI News Staff | November 11, 2016

Mary Ann Erickson, new President of the Board of Directors at Lifelong Center in Ithaca talks with Esther Racoosin of WRFI about the programs Lifelong offers for seniors.  She also gives an update on what life in Ithaca is like for older adults.  The website for Lifelong is http://www.tclifelong.org/ This interview originally aired on the…

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Black Lives Matter Ithaca Rally

Listen – 3:49 Minutes. A Rally Against Trumpism and Hate #blacklivesmatter

By Ryan Clover-Owens | November 9, 2016

LISTEN : Russell Rickford from Black Lives Matter Ithaca kicks off a rally in Ithaca New York. A Rally Against Trumpism and Hate – Where Do We Go From Here? Russell calls for us to get involved in racial justice – right here, right now in our local community. Black Lives Matter Ithaca Showing Up For…

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Godfrey Simmons talks about After Orlando

By WRFI News Staff | November 8, 2016

Godfrey Simmons, Artistic Director of the Civic Ensemble spoke with Charles Dunaway about the After Orlando international theater action that will be performed in Ithaca this week.

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