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  • Turbulence isn't just something we experience when we're on airplanes, though that's often where we take the most notice of it. It can bring out anxiety in the most scientifically minded of us; did the plane just drop five inches? Because it felt like fifty feet!

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  • On Tuesday, December 27th, engineers fashioned a temporary fix for KFAI's broadcast equipment on top of the IDS Center, making it possible for the station to return to the air at reduced power.

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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday, today at 9 a.m. as they talk about Standing Rock and the pipeline with Kelly Morgan – Hunkpapa, with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's Tribal Historic Preservation Office. We’ll get her views and stories from the pipeline resistance of the Water Protectors. An Energy Transfer Dakota Access Pipeline has been built right up to the Missouri and is poised to continue under the river. Rigging for building the pipeline are still in place, while a U.S.
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  • One of the Christmas holiday theatrical events happening in the Twin Cities this week actually takes audiences out into the streets.

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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 as they talk with Larry Long — an American singer-songwriter who has made his life work the celebration of everyday heroes.
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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 as they talk with Olympic champion Billy Mills, President of Tiwahe Foundation Kelly Drummer, and  event MC David Cournoyer to talk about the upcoming Circle of Giving Event, December 1st at 6 pm at which Mills is the featured speaker. 

    Billy Mills was born and raised on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Although Pine Ridge is very rich in culture and spirit, it is continually recognized economically as one of the poorest communities in America with unemployment reaching 80%.

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  • Seven members of the Minnesota 8. Bill Tilton is in the back row, second in from the left.

    Front row (from left) are Chuck Turchick, Mike Therriault (with book), Brad Beneke (head turned) and Don Olson. Back row (from left): Pete Simmons, Bill Tilton and Frank Kroncke. Missing: Cliff Ulen.

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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday November 23, 2016 for a discussion of the 2016 presidential election with Mohawk radio host John Kane. We’ll continue the conversation from last week with John’s perspectives on how the election went over on some of the NY reservations. We’ll also check in on Standing Rock and hear what John’s guests are saying about the water protectors.
     
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