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Posted Friday, July 22, 2016 by WLRH News

Dr. Renee Collins of Valley Conservatory holds jazz jam sessions on the fourth Sunday of each month, at 5650 Sanderson Street, Suite B in Huntsville from 5 to 8 PM. Local musicians can bring their axes and jam, or folks can just sit and listen and enjoy the music. Dr. Collins brought trombonist, pianist and teacher Benny Jacobs-El, who has a long and varied jazz career, to WLRH to talk with Beth Norwood on Morning Blend. Their conversation follows.

  • Bernie Sanders supporter and organizer Billy Taylor held a coffin painted with donkeys during a march Sunday in Philadelphia. He told NPR he applied for protest permits to "stop any Hillary supporters from obtaining permits."

    Posted Monday, July 25, 2016 by NPR News

    Bernie Sanders speaks Monday night at the Democratic convention. What was a sign of party unity has been dampened by the DNC's recent email leak showing leaders tried to undercut his campaign.

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