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Main Street Weekend

Sunday, September 8, 2019 – The show features an objective voice on the effects of the year-long trade war between the US and China. NDSU market economist Frayne Olson will focus on the impact on soybeans. Olson says the numbers don’t lie—soybean sales to a critically important market have plummeted—leaving producers and businesses related to soybean production wondering about the future. ~~~ We preview of WHY: Philosophical Discussions about Everyday Life from host Jack Russell Weinstein. His topic: “Why do we need a new translation of the Hebrew Bible?” The discussion looks at the influence that time and translators have on texts that are central to faith communities. ~~~ Chuck Lura will share a Natural North Dakota essay about a species of woodpecker.

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