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Posted Friday, January 20, 2017 by WLRH News

The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra returns this weekend with "Flute and Harp Impressions" featuring principal flute Evelyn Loehrlein and harpist Katherine Newman along with internationally renowned guest flutist Gergely Ittzes. The concert offers a wide range of music for flute, harp and orchestra and features two Alabama premieres by Mr. Ittzes, who joined Maestro Gregory Vajda and Ginny Kennedy to talk about this fascinating program.

  • Delegates from Russia, Iran and Turkey lead talks on Syrian peace in Astana, Kazakhstan, where U.S. involvement is minimal compared to other recent attempts to end Syria's civil war.

    Posted Monday, January 23, 2017 by NPR News

    Russia, Iran and Turkey will reportedly sign an agreement to "create a trilateral mechanism" to enforce the ceasefire that was reached last month.

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Amy Mayfield, gallery coordinator of the Lowe Mill, talked with WLRH's Beth Norwood about the upcoming "Art After Hours" which will be available to

The Huntsville Chamber Music Guild has brought beautiful music to our area for sixty-four years.

WLRH's Beth Norwood had the pleasure of meeting and talking with Lindsay Monroe, who is walking across the U.S.

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Salma Shabaik holds her newborn son, Ali. When he was born, she held him naked against her bare skin, a practice called kangaroo care. Ali is wearing an ear cap to correct a lop ear.

Holding a newborn on a parent's bare chest has long been used to help premature babies. Hospitals increasingly recommend it for full term babies, too. Doctors say it reduces pain and lowers stress.

Ohio Governor John Kasich at a White House event in Nov. 2016. in Washington, DC. President Obama hosted the Cavaliers to honor their 2016 NBA championship.

Eleven states with Republican governors expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Now those governors want to make sure the expansion isn't unwound if the ACA is repealed.

Frauke Petry, co-chair of Germany's Alternative for Germany party, and Marine Le Pen, who heads France's far-right National Front attended a conference of European right-wing parties in Koblenz, Germany. France, the Netherlands and Germany all face national elections this year and in each case right-wing populists are in a strong position.

Far-right politicians from across Europe, drawing breath from Brexit and Donald Trump's victory, gathered in Koblenz, Germany, to map strategy for upcoming elections in their countries.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday, just prior to his phone call with President Trump.

President Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the phone Sunday, in their first talk since the inauguration. Trump has signaled a dramatic shift in policy toward Israel.

A ferry carrying people who fled Gambia arrives at the port in Banjul, Gambia, on Sunday.

Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh has departed the country, after a weeks-long standoff as he tried to maintain his grip on power which culminated in West African troops crossing Gambia's borders.

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