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With Summer in full swing the Twin Cities has an abundance of food sources for shoppers at farmer’s markets. Augsburg College and the West Bank Community Coalition have teamed up to provide two opportunities for fresh produce and other foods. These new farmers’ markets will begin on Tuesdays from 3-6 p.m. at the former Dania Hall site located next to The Nomad at 427 Cedar Ave. and Thursdays from 11am-2pm at the Augsburg College Ice Arena Plaza 2323 Riverside Ave.

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The University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis represents a huge physical investment by the state in terms of buildings and infrastructure.    It takes a lot to keep it going, including heat and electricity.

Right now the U is working on a 96 million dollar project to update those systems and reduce the U of M’s carbon footprint.  It’s part of a larger goal to reach climate neutrality by the year 2050.   

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Ugandan Bishop Christopher Senyonjo and Reverend Canon Albert Ogle talk with KFAI’s Dixie Triechel

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By the end of the Blueslady's Time Machine, listeners had contributed almost $61,000 toward our goal of $70,000 for the fall pledge drive!

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Karen Heissler and Tamrah Schaller O’Neill talked with Meg Heery this morning on KFAI’s Morning Blend.

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Interact challenges perceptions of disability with “Uniquenox”.

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On Veterans Day, we're featuring a conversation with Paul Reidner from the KFAI program “Catalyst”.  

Riedner is the Executive Director of the Veterans Resilience Project.  The Project is a non-profit that works with Veterans to heal the psychological wounds of war, and in the process it helps them re-enter their communities.  

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When the Armistice ending World War One was signed in 1918, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, bells of joy rang around the world, asking everyone, everywhere to work for lasting peace. The Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers is a coalition of over 60 Minnesota peace and justice organizations. One of these organizations is the Veterans for Peace group.   On Veterans Day,  Larry Johnson of Veterans for Peace talked with Ron Thums on the Morning Blend. 

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