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WBFO Brief June 14, 2021

In today’s WBFO Brief, what is your pandemic mental health music? WBFO’s Nick Lippa talks with mental health counselor Karl Shallowhorn about what has been getting them through tough times — and wants to hear what is on your playlist. Also, Albany correspondent Karen DeWitt looks at what was left on the table at the end of this year’s legislative session last week, and this week’s American Portrait Moment features Sara Ali, a second-generation Jordanian from Grand Island. We spotlight specialized return from prison programs on the Akwesasne nation, which straddles the US-Canadian border, and hear an update on weak turnout numbers released after the first two days of early voting in the June 22nd GOP primary election for Erie County Sheriff, and the City of Buffalo’s Democratic party primary for Mayor.

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