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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

  • A Minneapolis community organizer who was featured in a widely distributed photo with the city’s mayor says he is “just trying to do good,” and would like an apology for the way his image was used in a KSTP TV story last week. 

    Navell Gordon was pictured side by side with Mayor Betsy Hodges when the two met during get-out-the-vote activities in North Minneapolis.  The two were pointing at each other in the photo. 

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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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  • On Friday's True Brit! the mercurial host Simon Husbands will be prodding and probing the rather snazzy singer / producer Brooke Aldridge! Tune in to learn about her latest project – glean EP2 – and to explore her big bag of records as Simon welcomes a classy act! Friday at midnight……

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