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Weekend Connections: Week of February 1st

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversa...

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Connections: Remembering 70s Music And The Stars We've Lost

We talk about the recent losses to popular music: David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Paul Kantner, and now Maurice White. Our guest, John Covach, is the Director ...

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Student Inspires School to Celebrate World Hijab Day

At the back of the cafeteria at the World of Inquiry School in Rochester, tables are covered in colorful, patterned scarves, and teachers and students ...

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Senate Democrats Confident About Winning Skelos Seat

Senate Democrats are optimistic about their chances for winning a special election in April to replace convicted ex Senate Leader Dean Skelos . Senate ...

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Connections: To Kill A Mockingbird On Stage and Screen

Geva's new production of To Kill a Mockingbird hits the stage February 16, and the theatre is tying threads throughout the local arts community....

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Connections: Re-examining Future Of Libraries

Libraries say the state is short-changing them, and the fight is on. We talk about how libraries use public funding — often to provide internet access ...

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Connections: Journalist And Author Pamela Newkirk

In 1906, the Bronx Zoo opened a new exhibition in its Monkey House. Thousands of visitors flocked to see the highly controversial "attraction" – a 103...

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Connections: Documentary - "Turn The Page"

In the United States, more than two million Americans are in prison, and 50 percent of those inmates have children under the age of 18. That means more...

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Progressive Think Tank Rates Good and Bad of Cuomo's Budget

A left leaning thank tank is out with its assessment of Governor Cuomo's budget. They say there's a lot to like and dislike about it. Ron Deutsch is...

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Haunted Convict: Rochester Man's Memoir Found at Estate Sale Details 19th Century Imprisonment

In 2009, scholars at Yale University learned of a remarkable discovery made by a private book seller at an estate sale in Rochester. It was a memoir wr...

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