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Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes...
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As a child, singer Bethany Yarrow was surrounded by a family of activists who loved folk music. That's because her father is Peter Yarrow of Peter,...
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Wonder Woman and feminism in film The newest superhero film from the DC universe has generated a slew of controversy. Even before Wonder Woman opened...
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First hour: Wonder Woman and feminism in film Second hour: Singer and activist Bethany Yarrow
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About 20 Rochester area disability rights activists were arrested in Washington, D.C. Thursday as they protested the U.S. Senate's health care bill....
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The United Way of Greater Rochester has just announced the numbers from its latest campaign, and the organization exceeded its goal. It raised $25.4...
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A hearing on whether 2010 gubernatorial candidate and Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino should be thrown off his city’s school board began Thursday...
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Governor Cuomo says the state legislature fell down on the job by leaving town without passing an extension of mayoral control for the New York City...
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First hour: Current state of the LGBTQ movement and how to build more inclusive communities Second hour: 2017 Jazz Fest preview
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The annual Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival kicks off Friday. Festival founder John Nugent joins us in studio to preview the acts, share...
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