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Posted Saturday, October 19, 2019 by WLRH News

Last year in October we debuted a travel episode dedicated to Iceland, and what a hit! So this year, we've dedicated one to Scotland. Listen for the sounds and stories of Scotland - specifically Edinburgh!

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We spoke with organizer Brandy Baird about this year's Tweed Ride, inspired by London's Tweed Run, a leisurely bike ride through the city while wea

Lyrique Music Productions presents the award-winning show Matilda the Musical tonight (10-18) through next weekend on the main stage at Lee High Sc

Take a trip to space with WLRH as we hear a rare interview with astronaut Sally Ride, preview our new Local Aliens CD and get the 411 on VBAS' Astronomy Day event!

Volunteers at Lowe Mill and members of the Alabama Fashion Alliance are collaborating with Lowe Mill's Inside Out Studios for its first-ever fashion show! Exec. Dir. Sherry Broyles shares more with Katy Ganaway...

Sundial contributor Johanna Kirsch Wilson recalls the homecomings of her life, during fall--the homecoming season.

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The Paris Zoological Park is home to <em>Physarum polycephalum,</em> better known as "the blob," a unicellular organism capable of learning despite its lack of neurons.

Is it an animal? A type of fungi? No, it's "the blob." The amorphous "slime mold" may not have a nervous system, but it's the star of a new exhibit at the Paris zoo.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to a room of supporters at a campaign rally in Vaughan, Canada, on Friday.

Stung by a series of recent scandals, the prime minister is locked in a virtual tie with Andrew Scheer of the opposition Conservative Party ahead of Monday's election.

Firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo holds a Burmese python. In 16 years of snake wrangling, he says he has been bitten more than 20 times but helping people desperate to get rid of snakes in their homes "makes me happy."

When pythons, cobras and pit vipers show up, Pinyo Pukpinyo, a sergeant in Bangkok's fire department, is the expert who catches them. He's been bitten 20 times but says his work "makes me happy."

Supporters of gun control measures gather at the Legislative Office Building in Concord, N.H., in August, to urge Republican Gov. Chris Sununu to act after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.

The overall percentage of Americans who support tougher gun laws is on the rise, even as the partisan divide remains stark, according to a Pew Research Center survey.

Scientists use a microscope to see if the genetic modification is spreading. Immature modified mosquitoes glow red with yellow eyes when illuminated with a laser.

NPR was the only news organization allowed into the lab to witness the moment the releases began this year. The goal is to create a powerful new weapon in the fight against malaria.

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