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Posted Monday, May 20, 2019 by WLRH News

Sundial contributor Sri Bhooshanan takes us with him to a piano recital, and finds he appreciates it more than he imagined he would!

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On this week’s Valley Sounds, Tim Miller plays some local favorites from: Madam B, Larkin Poe, Lana White and Mister KB. Brett Tannehill sat down recently with Amy McCarley to talk about her album release party and benefit show and her latest album; MECO. JQUE wraps up the show with groups performing around town in the next week with tracks from Tim Cannon, Aaron Bradley, Fred Whitlow II, and Bone Zone.

In 1919, Sir Barton was the first horse to win all three races in what is now known as the Triple Crown.

Huntsville Symphony harpist Katherine Newman stopped by to perform LIVE on Morning Blend and discuss her long career with the HSO.

A trio of local poets are featured in this week's episode: Judi Moon musing on the activity in her brain, Margaret Vann appreciating a splash of yellow in Spring, and Allen Berry engaging in a writer's favorite activity: people watching.

In this episode of The Public Radio Hour, the WLRH Sundial Writers Corner honors Mother's Day with a series of stories, poems and commentaries.

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Heather Burns at Martin Elementary School in South San Francisco, where she now teaches third grade. Burns was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016 and had to pay for her own substitute while on sick leave.

A teacher battling cancer has to pay for her own substitute. Now some lawmakers are calling for a change in the state education code to eliminate this hardship.

Band-aid at the ready, Sara McRae, a medical assistant at Unity Health Care, heads in to vaccinate a pediatric patient.

Religious and ideological opposition to vaccines has fueled the current measles outbreak. But there's another factor driving low vaccination rates in some communities: poverty.

Whitney Houston's estate announced a slew of new projects featuring the beloved singer, including a hologram tour, a new album or previously unreleased songs, a possible Broadway musical and a Vegas show.

The mega-star sold tens of millions of records and had 11 number 1 hits throughout her career. And in less than year, Houston, or at least a light-projected version of her, could be at it again.

A U.S. Border Patrol agent walks along the banks of the Rio Grande River near McAllen, Texas. Migrant families often cross the river illegally to enter the U.S.

The 16-year-old boy was found unresponsive after a routine welfare check at a facility near the U.S. border with Mexico. He was the fifth migrant child since December to die after being detained.

Then-White House counsel Don McGahn looks on as President Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting in October 2018. McGahn is now barred from talking to Congress, the White House says.

Republicans and Democrats landed blows and counterblows in the high-stakes political and legal slugfest. President Trump is keeping his former counsel off the Hill, but Democrats won in court.



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