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Posted Thursday, February 22, 2018 by WLRH News

This episode of The Public Radio Hour celebrates Black History Month through conversations with two of Huntsville's top music educators.

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The play's the thing! Dr. Chad Thomas is an expert on both acting and directing Shakespeare.

For the sixth year, the Tennessee Valley Community Garden Association recently held its Seed Swap Celebration at Church of the Nativity in Huntsvil

Five brass players plus three microphones plus one small studio adds up to a lively and wide-ranging interview with the Central City Brass.

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Soldiers drive past a sign leading to the Government Girls Science and Technical College staff quarters in Dapchi, Nigeria, on Thursday. Scores of schoolgirls have been reported missing in Monday's suspected Boko Haram attack.

Officials have changed their accounts of the alleged kidnapping, after initially claiming the girls were rescued. Four years after Chibok, there are now fears another mass abduction has happened.

A Central American immigrant seeking asylum crossed the border with her son in 2017. The American court system bewilders her, she says.

An asylum seeker is five times more likely to win a petition for asylum with the help of a lawyer. But, many asylum seekers are expected to represent themselves in court.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention on Saturday in San Diego.

While the lack of an endorsement certainly won't keep Feinstein off the ballot, it's a sign that grass-roots Democrats are eager to supplant leaders who are seen as too moderate.

From front row left, South Korean President Moon Jae-in; his wife, Kim Jung-sook and Ivanka Trump watch the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, stands third from left in the back row. Earlier in the day, the South said the North was open to U.S. talks.

Shortly before the Winter Olympics closing ceremony Sunday in Pyeongchang, the North indicated it is willing to engage in dialogue with the U.S., according to the South Korean president's office.

Artists perform near the Olympic flame during the closing ceremony. "Although parting is sad, we will remember Pyeongchang with beautiful memories," said Lee Hee-beom, the Pyeongchang Olympics organizing committee president.

The flame is extinguished and the torch is passed to Beijing, host of the next Winter Games.



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