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Acclaimed photographer Layne Kennedy talks photography in general & his newest book, "Light over Iceland"

Buck chatted recently with internationally-known photographer & North House instructor Layne Kennedy, who's just out with "Light over Iceland: Photography at 66 Degrees North." They talked about Layne's philosophy on photography, how shooting pictures has changed with the switch from film to digital, and lots more. You can see a preview of his new book at http://www.blurb.com/books/4759092-light-over-iceland 
 


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Weekend News Roundup for December 7

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


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Hospital and Blue Cross have a deal

The hospital has worked out an agreement with Blue Cross to continue their payments schedule, and the hospital board is revisiting its final levy proposal.


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West End News: December 5

The new Cook County Community YMCA in Grand Marais will open next month, with many programs and opportunities for all county residents.  Of course, the distance from the West End communities to t


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Behind the Work: Archaeologist Bill Clayton

Bill Clayton is resource manager and archaeologist at the Grand Portage National Monument.


The view from Studio B, Tuesday, December 3

Cancellations/ Closings for December 5

All Cook County schools, including Birch Grove, ISD 166, Great Expectations and Oshki Ogimaag are closed Thursday.


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DNR issues ice warning for aerated lakes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources warns ice anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts to use caution when going onto any lake covered or partially covered with ice, espec


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Cook County Auditor-Treasurer Braidy Powers explains your proposed property tax statement

Puzzled about your proposed 2014 property tax statement? Cook County Auditor-Treasurer Braidy Powers spoke with WTIP’s Ann Possis earlier this week to explain more about them.


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New constitution for White Earth has implications for MN Chippewa Tribe

On November 19th, almost 80 percent of the voting members of the White Earth Nation, part of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, approved a new White Earth constitution.


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Author Tom Kizzia on "Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith & Madness on the Alaska Frontier"

Buck spoke recently with Tom Kizzia, Anchorage Daily News reporter and author of "Pilgrim's Wilderness." Billed as "Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter," it's the true story of a modern-day family with a cult-leader-like patriarch who moves to a remote area of the Alaskan wilderness. Named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year for 2013.


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"November's Fury" recounts the deadliest storm in Great Lakes history

Michael Schumacher, author of 12 books on Great Lakes shipwrecks and lighthouses, joined Dick Nov. 29 to discuss his latest, "November's Fury: The Deadly Great Lakes Hurricane of 1913." The four-day storm damaged or sank dozens of boats and killed more than 250 sailors. Could it happen that way again today?


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Embodying Power- Lessons from Amy Cuddy - November 30, 2013

Dr Amy Cuddy's TED talk shows how we can change our minds by changing our body language.


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Weekend News Roundup for November 30

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. Cook County IT director named to head new state broadband agency. Enbridge finds new pipeline partner.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: November 30th

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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