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  • Election Day 2014 was sleepier than most. The election issued in a Republican majority in the House of Representatives and in the Senate, but national voter turnout and overall political engagement among voters was notably low.

  • Election Day 2014 was sleepier than most. The election issued in a Republican majority in the House of Representatives and in the Senate, but national voter turnout and overall political engagement among voters was notably low.

  • In September the Board of Directors of Fresh Air Community Radio announced that KFAI was headed towards a 100 thousand dollar deficit for the year. 

    Since then, the station has had a successful pledge drive, and plans have been set for a staff restructuring. 

    Mary Bensman is chair of the KFAI board.  She talked with Kirk Mattson about KFAI's challenges and possible changes.   

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  • While most Twin Cities residents are sound asleep, other people are hard at work cleaning and maintaining many of the retail spaces that we use during the daylight hours.  

    Many of them feel they are working for wages that are too low, and that their concerns are ignored. 

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  • Today is Give to the Max Day! 

    KFAI will celebrate with a live broadcast from Mapps Coffee, starting at 10 am.  Come for the Dakota Dave Hull Show and stay for African Rhythms! 

    Make your donation by following this link to GiveMN.org.   

    There are two ways you can help. 

  • Locally grown and locally sourced foods are making a real comeback, not only at co-op groceries but on chefs' menus, in public school lunches and at mainstream grocery stores.

    Laurie Allmann takes us to an event called “Feast”,  held in Rochester earlier this month, where a festival and trade show focused on the revival of foods with a local address and the people making it happen .

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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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  • On Friday, November 14th, KFAI will host a reception honoring Dr. Willie Dean.   The event is scheduled from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the KFAI green room.

    As part of the staff restructuring passed on October 3rd by KFAI’s Board of Directors, the position of Executive Director was eliminated.  Under the new configuration, the staff will be led by a General Manager – a post for which Dr. Dean did not apply. 

  • On Friday, November 14th, KFAI will host a reception honoring Dr. Willie Dean.   The event is scheduled from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the KFAI green room.

    As part of the staff restructuring passed on October 3rd by KFAI’s Board of Directors, the position of Executive Director was eliminated.  Under the new configuration, the staff will be led by a General Manager – a post for which Dr. Dean did not apply. 

  • Wheat Belly Total Health answers the question, “What’s next in the battle against wheat?” In his follow-up to the mega bestseller, Wheat Belly, Dr. Davis helps us take command over their life and health in the aftermath of wheat. There are many strategies that will help heal the damage caused by years of a wheat-filled diet. And many of these lessons have been learned in the years since the original Wheat Belly was released, lessons played out on the broad public stage of over one million readers, all participating in this grand adventure.

    Reordering your life after wheat is about learning how to regain full metabolic, gastrointestinal, thyroid, cardiovascular, hormonal, sleep, neurological, bone, and joint health. Understanding the strategies and putting them to use can take health several steps higher, even if the reader has already had a major health success without wheat. In addition to achieving better health in many different areas, life performance also improves in virtually all settings. In the life after wheat, you’ll feel unrestrained, unimpaired, and unstoppable!

    Health Notes Airs on Mondays 6:30-7:30PM

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