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Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by WLRH News

Composer Josh Burel and clarinetist Anastasia Christofakis talk about changing the world through musical means.

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Sundial Contributor Ted Roberts was surprised by the upbeat attitude that pervaded the chemo ward where he received treatment.

In this episode we feature part 2 in a 3 part series with Know Huntsville focusing on artists performing at Panoply Arts Festival including an interview with Daniela Perallon from Arts Huntsville and live in studio performance and interview with Cheryl Llewellyn Music. We’ll also feature music from Panoply performers and Spice Radio Huntsville gets the show going with some local faves.

On this episode of The Public Radio Hour, we get an update on the Alabama Legislative Session, learn about microplastics and other pollutants in the Tennessee River and hear about a new study on gynecological cancers.

Dr. Eurydice Osterman and Howard Bankhead of the TN Valley Jazz Society stopped by to discuss the upcoming The Beginning of African American Gospel Music in Alabama concert.

Sundial writer Johanna Kirsch Wilson looks at light through a child's eyes.

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Rescue workers help a person who was inside a tour bus that crashed Wednesday in Caniço, a coastal town on Portugal's Madeira island.

The bus was carrying visitors from Germany when it veered off a road Wednesday evening on the island of Madeira and then tumbled down a hill. Authorities have launched an investigation.

National security adviser John Bolton discusses new administration policy regarding Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua on Wednesday in Florida.

Most of the measures are aimed at Havana. One change will allow lawsuits against foreign companies operating on property in Cuba that was seized from U.S. citizens.

This painting of Virginia Hall hangs in one of the main hallways near the entrance of CIA headquarters. The painting shows her making radio contact with London from an old barn in France to request supplies and personnel. Power for her radio was provided by a bicycle rigged to power an electric generator.

Virginia Hall was an American spy who worked for Britain and the U.S. and played a key role in undermining the Nazi occupation of France during World War II. Her story was rarely told — until now.

Rod Williams, a Purdue University associate professor, holds a hellbender that he and a team of students collected in southern Indiana's Blue River in 2014. The Eastern hellbender salamander is set to be Pennsylvania's official state amphibian.

The Eastern hellbender salamander may not be a looker. But its sensitivity to pollution and changing water conditions makes the creature a useful indicator for water quality in rivers and streams.

Heather Martin (left) was a student at Columbine High School in 1999. She met Sherrie Lawson, who worked at the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard in 2013 during the shooting there, through Martin's support organization, the Rebels Project.

Over the past 20 years, mass shootings have resulted in communities of survivors. Heather Martin, who was a senior at Columbine High School in 1999, runs a nonprofit that connects them.



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