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Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 by WLRH News

Popular Latin/Zydeco band Mambo Gris Gris plays Friday May 22nd at Burritt on the Mountain. Prior to the performance, they stopped by the WLRH studios for a live visit with Ginny Kennedy on Morning Blend.

  • Princeton University professor John Nash speaks during a news conference at the university in Oct. 1994 after being named the winner of the Nobel Prize for economics.

    Posted Sunday, May 24, 2015 by NPR News

    The Nobel Prize winner who struggled with schizophrenia and was portrayed by Russell Crowe in the 2001 film, died with has wife in a taxi on the New Jersey Turnpike, officials say. He was 86.

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Mourners attend the May 14 funeral of Hezbollah fighter Ahmad al-Amin in Babliyeh, Lebanon. Hezbollah is fighting alongside the Syrian army and Amin was killed while fighting in Syria's Qalamoun mountains against Nusra Front, al-Qaida's branch in Syria. The Syrian army has suffered multiple setbacks recently, but Hezbollah did help dislodge rebel fighters along the Syria-Lebanon border.

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