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Posted Friday, November 17, 2017 by WLRH News

The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a national movement that empowers young people—and people of all ages—to create an oral history of the contemporary United States by recording an interview with an elder using the free StoryCorps App.

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The Huntsville Master Chorale will perform its Musical Triptych twice this weekend, tonight (11/17) at 7 at Covenant Presbyterian Church and Sunday

Alabama native and recently retired Yale University music professor Willie Ruff dropped by the WLRH studios to chat with Judy Watters on Morning Blend.

Randolph School will host a free seminar Thursday November 16th with Vanderbilt psychology professor Dr. Georgene Troseth.

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A lineman from the Electric Power Authority repairs distribution lines damaged by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

A continuing controversy over a $300 million contract with a small Montana electrical firm to restore power in Puerto Rico was one of many "distractions," says the island's governor.

Chef Erin French, who is self-taught, opened the Lost Kitchen in her hometown of Freedom, Maine. This year, when the restaurant began taking reservations on April 1, it sold out all seatings for the entire year within hours.

One of the most coveted dinner experiences in America is a 40-seat restaurant in rural Maine where the chef prides herself in serving local food that diners recognize on the plate.

Indian men use a roadside public urinal in New Delhi.

It's not exactly clear what prompted Ugandan MP Ibrahim Abriga to relieve himself on a city wall. But one thing is certain: Kampala is one of many places where public toilets can be hard to find.

A Bangladeshi child works in a brick-breaking yard in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on June 3, 2017. The broken bricks are mixed in with concrete. Typically working barefoot and with rough utensils, a child worker earns less than $2 a day.

A report from the U.N.'s International Labour Organization looks at how many children work, what kind of jobs they perform — and how to stop it.

With examples of Russian-created Facebook pages behind him, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., questions witnesses from social-media companies during a hearing on Capitol Hill.

The Federal Election Commission sets disclosure rules for ads that discuss candidates. Many of the ads in question dealt only with issues.



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