Leaked: The Internet must go!

Hey! Are you on the internet right now? Of course you are! Then you should definitely check out this amazing video about what the internet companies are planning. This move could hurt both consumers and content creators--but of course would be a huge windfall for internet providers.

How weathly are Americans?

The disparity in wealth between the richest one percent of Americans and the bottom 80 percent has grown exponentially over the last thirty years — but the video, posted by user politizane and relying on data from a popular Mother Jones post, focuses on the difference between the ideal disparity that Americans would like to see and the reality.

Tax the Rich

So long! It's been fun.

Dear listeners,

In July 2011 I started a new job teaching Italian at Kansas State University. In some ways this was a return to my roots, as I taught English as a Foreign Language for 17 years in Italy. Now I am teaching English speakers Italian. I've come full circle.

This coming full circle also means the end of an attempt on my part to start a new career in my 50s. Sadly, as much as I tried to bring community radio to Manhattan, I was not successful. So I have decided to dedicate my energy and time to my first love, being an educator.

The archive of my shows will remain active - there's a lot of great content in the shows. So I hope you continue to listen and enjoy them.

Once again thank you for your support and encouragement over the five years the show was on the air. I know many feel that my program needs to be on the air and I agree with you that a diversity of voices is sorely lacking in the local media. But alas, it is not I who will bring that diversity. It will have to be someone else.

Christopher E. Renner

21 September 2009

Death by Design - A history of Funeral Homes in Kansas

The annual membership meeting of the Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance was held September 10th. The keynote for the evening was given by Christy Davis.

Ms. Davis is a fifth-generation Kansan who has dedicated her career to helping communities identify and preserve their architectural heritage. For much of the past decade, Davis worked in the public sector as a preservation planner and Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer.   In 2006, she founded her own historic preservation consulting firm, which specializes in assisting property owners in designating their properties and funding their preservation projects. Davis has served on the boards of Preservation Action, the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers, the Kansas Preservation Alliance, and is currently the chair of the Topeka Landmarks Commission. For more information about the Preservation Alliance, you can visit their website at: http://www.preservemanhattan.org

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