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  • SHALL WE PLACE FUNDING MANDATES IN THE CONSTITUTION? TTT’s ANDY DRISCOLL and LYNNELL MICKELSEN host a robust debate on the pluses and minuses of a proposed Constitutional amendment to raise the sales tax to guarantee funding of arts and environmental programs.

  • KFAI’s Roots Saturday returns on Saturday, October 25th, presenting Doug Otto & the Getaways, Sophie Perez, and Joe Haessly at the Acadia Cafe.

  • Blues harmonica legend Mark Hummel will be joining Lady J on KFAI’s Rollin’ & Tumblin Tuesday, October 21 from 3-6 pm.

  • Guy Davis: will be Jackson Buck’s guest on Freewheelin:, Monday, October 20.
    Guy Davis is a throw back; A throw back to an era where the musician was both storyteller and

  • KFAI will be off the air today from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. while our engineer tests the new digital transmitter equipment in preparation for the 900 watts signal increase. You can listen to KFAI’s programming via live streaming at Thanks for your patience!

  • Indigo Girl Amy Ray will be a guest this Thursday at 7:30 pm on Fresh Fruit, the longest running queer radio show in the country. Celebrating the show’s 30 years on the air, hosts Dixie Treichel and John Townsend will also welcome guest John Killacky, one of the pioneers of the Fresh Fruit:node/89 program. This special pledge drive show will focus on arts and activism.

  • KFAI’s Youth News Initiative, an eight-week intensive journalism training session for girls-of-color, 13-18 years of age, had the participants learn the process of creating professional-quality radio news reports by providing training in news research, reporting, creative writing, voice training, producing, and digital recording and editing utilizing state-of-the-art technology in radio production

  • Amy Neguse of Crystal, MN will be a senior at Robbinsdale Armstrong High School. Her story celebrates and unveils the 25 years since the Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery’s founding. She currently volunteers at the nursery which cares for babies who in a time of urgency need a place to stay.

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  • Annika Williamson of Brooklyn Center, MN probes the different factors as to why teenagers have sex. Though “hormones” are the common explanation, Annika is researching whether this belief is true or not. Not only will she bring her own awareness of the dynamics of teenage sexual activity, she will also interview teenage mothers, doctors, and family members.

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  • Chavonn Williams, a student at Roosevelt High School, explores the various forms of acceptance of the gay community in Christian churches. Through various interviews with gay-friendly church associations, gay Christian teenagers, and activists for gay rights, Chavonn will feature the current balance between the GLBT and church communities in the Twin Cities.

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