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  • Good 'N Country will pay tribute to the late steel guitar maestro and Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame member Buddy Emmons.  On Saturday September 12th, listen for some amazing pedal steel guitar artistry from 3-5PM central time on KFAI.

    Buddy passed away July 29th at age 78. He was known, respected and revered around the world as perhaps the greatest of the pedal steel guitar players.

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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, as they talk with Sheldon Wolfchild, Mdewakanton Dakota about his recently completed film,  "The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code." The film is based on the scholarly work of Steven T. Newcomb and tells the story of how little known Vatican documents of the fifteenth century resulted in tragic global domination and dehumanization. 

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  • Wayne Walter Dyer was an American self-help author and motivational speaker. His first book Your Erroneous Zones is one of the best-selling books of all time, with an estimated 35 million copies sold

    Dr. Dyer died in Maui, Hawaii on Aug. 29th, 2015. Health Notes will devote tonight’s show to the 10 principles of Intention.

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

  • KFAI has launched its 2015 Minnesota State Fair experience with a succession of superb broadcasts.  

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  • A global agreement regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Nuclear Program is currently under review by the U.S. Congress. An attempt to block the deal is expected to emerge in the Senate.

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  • Mildred Brunson has been a fixture at the Hallie Q. Brown Center in St. Paul for almost four decades.  Brunson directed youth programs and created a real sense of community among the many people whose lives she has touched.  At a recent retirement party, co-workers, former students and city officials praised her for a lifetime of nurturing children and building connections in the capital city. 

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  • As summer comes to a close, so does a season of celebration and festival.

    One distinctive and joyous party held in the Twin Cities metro area this summer was the twenty second annual Igbofest.  The Igbo people are mainly from southeast Nigeria and for the many West Africans who live in Minnesota, Igbofest is an annual highlight.  

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  • This Thursday through Saturday, Bedlam Theater in Lowertown St. Paul hosts three nights of dance performances for the seventh annual production of Rhythmically Speaking.  The events will feature national and local choreographers exploring a wide range of topics including addiction, masculinity, and the "groove of a hat."  KFAI's Ryan Dawes spoke with choreographer Rush Benson on the Morning Blend about these themes.  

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  • Healthy, rich, and delicious, coconut is nature’s miracle healer. Dr. Bruce Fife explains the benefits of coconut,and how to incorporate this superfood into meals every day with more than 400 delicious recipes. Coconut has been shown to have countless health benefits, including:
    Weight loss
    Preventing heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, and many other degenerative diseases
    Strengthening the immune system
    Improving digestion
    Preventing premature aging of the skin
    Beautifying skin and hair
    Reap the health and beauty benefits of coconut oil, milk, water, and cream.

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