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Am. Diabetes Assoc. Midwest state advocacy director Jim McGowan on diabetes prevention

Bob chatted Sept. 7 with Jim McGowan, Midwest state advocacy director for the American Diabetes Association, about the epidemic of diabetes and obesity, and what can be done to prevent and manage diabetes. Jim is also a musician who was here to perform at Cascade Lodge Pub in Lutsen, and he combined his two passions by writing and performing the "Stop Diabetes Blues."


Dr. Leonard Sax

Author-speaker Leonard Sax here in October.

Dr. Leonard Sax is a psychologist and family physician.


National Weather Service

Weather to warm up but stay dry

Expect a warming trend this week, but it comes with a slim chance of rain. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Gregg Frosig.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - September 8th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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Bill Camplin & Randy Sabien stop by The Roadhouse

Bob and Buck welcomed Bill Camplin (guitar & vocals) and Randy Sabien (fiddle AND violin) to Studio A Sept. 7 on the eve of their Radio Waves Music Festival Performance.


 

Can We Talk? - September 8, 2012

What is the essence of good communication?  We may not have all of the skills in the moment, but we can still be successful if we know the foundation of productive conversations.


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Weekend News Roundup for September 8

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


A snapping turtle catching some rays on Saganaga Lake (Blue~Canoe/Flickr)

Wildersmith September 7

‘Tis the season for kick-offs: another school year, football, etc. For yours truly, it’s a kick-off time too.


Log Truck loading birch sawlogs (Eli Sagor/Flickr)

Points North: Mills Close, But Trees Keep Growing

This summer, Minnesota lost the Verso paper mill in Sartell and the Georgia-Pacific hardboard plant in Duluth. Both appear to be permanent losses.


A very happy Mara on her Femmes du Nord Canoe Trip

Student Mara MacDonell talks about her 50-day Arctic Circle Canoe Trip

Back in May, the Youth Radio Project interviewed Mara MacDonell on her upcoming 50-day canoe trip at the Arctic Circle.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: September 6

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


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Youth Show September 6

This week on the Youth Show, our theme was "Youth & Work." We spoke with John Challenger, CEO of the nationally-known job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, about their ana


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Leaves begin to change color in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The leaves are just beginning to change color in Minnesota.


Mowing the lawn, a common teen summer job (iChris/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CEO John Challenger on Teen Unemployment

Right now, there are about 1.3 million unemployed 16- to 19-year olds who are looking for work. But what does that mean?


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Youth Take: Summer Jobs

What sort of summer job did you have this year? The Youth Radio Project took to the halls of Cook County High School to figure out what sort of jobs students had and why they had them.


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