We’ll find out about this October’s Great Pumpkin Festival with our guest, Brenda Krauss & Jo Dawson; we’ll get the details about Rainforest Yoga’s fundraiser, BAMBOOASANA; UAS Professor, Lance Twitchell, will be here to highlight the upcoming Native Film Series; and we’ll get the details abou the High School Voluntary Drug Testing Program, with Kristin Bartlett & Dale Staley, from the school district.
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- President Trump hasn't mentioned it as he's defended the memorabilia over the past week, but historians say the statues were originally built to send a clear message to black Americans.
- Thousands of counterprotesters gathered in Boston Common to meet the rally participants, who said they have no connection to those who perpetrated violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last week.
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