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New York City's 106.7 Lite FM's weekly talk show with host Nina del Rio, speaking with influencers & experts, every Sunday, 7-7:30am EST.

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May 23, 2022 12 min
As we watch the war and destruction currently in Ukraine, for many, the first stop and finest resource to find out more about the country and its history is The Ukrainian Museum in Manhattan’s East Village. Maria Shust, Director of the Ukrainian Museum, talks about the importance of preserving Ukrainian history in the context of Russian aggression. For more, visit ukrainianmuseum.org.
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In their new book, GENERATION SLEEPLESS: Why Tweens and Teens Aren’t Sleeping Enough and How We Can Help Them, authors Heather Turgeon and Julie Wright, explain the problems associated with sleep debt, as they guide readers to build healthy habits with their families. Heather Turgeon and Julie Wright are psychotherapists, sleep specialists and authors of the popular parenting books THE HAPPY SLEEPER and NOW SAY THIS.
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Our guest is Chris Bullard, founder and Executive Director of Sound Mind Live, a non-profit building community and open dialogue around mental health through the power of music. For more, including tickets for the May 21st event in Central Park, visit soundmindlive.org.
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A discussion on insurance fraud and the cost for all New Yorkers, with Frank Sztuk of the New York Alliance Against Insurance Fraud and Joe Bartlett of iHeartRadio.  For more, visit fraudny.com.
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Friends of the Children New York is dedicated to breaking the cycle of generational poverty through salaried, professional mentoring. Executive Director Gary Clemons also talks about the 12-year commitment required of each family. For more, visit friendsnewyork.org.
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MOM MILESTONES: The TRUE Story of the First Seven Years, celebrates the myriad ways moms grow and adapt to motherhood. Author Grace Farris is a mom, doctor, and illustrator. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Vogue, BuzzFeed. Visit Grace at farrisgrace.com.
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For millions of years, horseshoe crabs have been gathering in spring to spawn on the shores of the Eastern US coast. Dr. Mattthew Sclafani of the Cornell University Cooperative Extension based in Riverhead, talks about the Horseshoe Crab Monitoring Network's upcoming count, and other fascinating details about these ancient creatures. For more, including how to participate, visit NYhorseshoecrab.org.
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JUST TRY ONE BITE is a children’s picture book for picky eaters, with an adorable role reversal. Author Camila Alves McConaughey is a healthy eating advocate, an entrepreneur and founder of Women of Today, a lifestyle site and community powered by women around the globe. She lives in Texas with her husband, Matthew McConaughey, and their three children.
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April 25, 2022 14 min
From their annual Earth Day events to their year-round programs, Earth Day Initiative promotes environmental awareness and solutions. Executive Director John Opperman joins us for day three of The Earth Day Festival and Virtual Stage from Hudson Yards. For more, visit earthdayinitiative.org
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Coral reefs are the largest biological structures on the planet and have a major impact on our lives. In the face of climate change, pollution and over-fishing, can coral reefs be saved? Our guest is Juli Berwald, author of LIFE ON THE ROCKS: BUILDING A FUTURE FOR CORAL REEFS. Juli Berwald received her PhD in ocean science from the University of Southern California, and has written The New York Times, Nature, National Geographic, ...
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The New York City Fire Museum in the Hudson Square neighborhood houses more than 30,000 artifacts that trace the evolution of firefighting from bucket brigades to modern firefighting techniques and equipment. Executive Director Jennifer Brown previews the new exhibition “Unmasking Our Heroes” on display through August 22nd. For more, visit nycfiremuseum.org.
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April 18, 2022 13 min
THE ART OF TALKING WITH CHILDREN, by Harvard faculty member, speech pathologist and mother Rebecca Rolland, offers simple keys to nurturing kindness, creativity, and confidence in kids.
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For Army Service Week, April 18-29, recruiters are stepping out to meet local communities and to share information on over 130 different career paths and new incentives to enlist. Our guests are Lieutenant Colonel Harold Morris, New York City Recruiting Battalion Commander and Command Sergeant Major Angela Indardeo, New York City Recruiting Battalion Command Sergeant Major. For more, visit www.goarmy.com/nyc.
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BREAKING UP WITH SUGAR: DIVORCE THE DIETS, FROP THE POUNDS AND LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE, is more than a diet book. Molly Carmel, founder of the food addiction plan The Beacon Program, explains how to break our emotional and physical addiction to sugar for long term health.
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The Entrepreneur Space is a food & business incubator in Long Island City that has been helping people build and develop their new businesses for over 20 years. As a program of the Queens Economic Development Corporation, they provide a home to emerging businesses and organizations seeking a commercial kitchen, small office space and classrooms. Our guest is Managing Consultant, Kathrine Gregory. For more, visit entrepreneur...
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In her new book: RECLAIMING YOUR COMMUNITY: You Don’t Have To Move Out of Your Neighborhood to Live In a Better One, Majora Carter offers up ways to rethink the future of our hometowns. MAJORA CARTER is a real estate developer, urban revitalization strategy consultant, MacArthur Fellow and Peabody Award winning broadcaster.
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March 28, 2022 14 min
Our guest is Áine Duggan, President and CEO of The Partnership to End Homelessness, formerly The Partnership for The Homeless, for a portrait of homelessness in NYC vs. public perceptions. For more, visit partnershiptoendhomelessness.org.
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THIS IS HOW YOUR MARRIAGE ENDS: A Hopeful Approach to Saving Relationships.
Matthew Fray is a relationship coach and writer who leans on the lessons of his failed marriage and divorce to help others avoid making the same mistakes. His writing has been featured in The New York Times, The Sunday Times, The Huffington Post, Babble, and more. His blog is Must Be This Tall To Ride.
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Film Lab is a New York based not-for-profit dedicated to the support and promotion of gender and ethnic parity in film and television. President Jennifer Betit Yen talks about the importance of a creative community and Film Lab’s annual 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, now accepting submissions. For more, visit film-lab.org.
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March 20, 2022 15 min
If you are one of those people who thinks you might have a book in you…or maybe have even written one…well, what happens next? How do you get published? Rea Frey is a multi-published, award-winning bestselling author, and founder of Writeway, a process and podcast to help other writers get published, at writewayco.com.
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