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Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 by WLRH News

Yesterday, the US Space and Rocket Center attempted to set a new world-record by launching 5,000 model rockets … all at once! Brett Tannehill takes us there in this audio postcard …

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Stephen Bulla, composer of the von Braun Suite, stopped by the studios to talk about the premier of the work at the Apollo Homecoming and Celebration Tuesday July 16th.

Sundial Writer Kate Watts gets a very early start designing her own sartorial dreams.

JQUE brings the groovy jams with local favs, Spice Radio Huntsville gets spicy tunes in your ears and Brett Tannehill interviews Listen Local contest winner, Maiah Wynn.

On this episode of The Public Radio Hour, we launch our Elder Care series, we hear an eerie radio drama depicting an alternate outcome for the Apollo 11 mission, take an adventure with Sundial Young Writer winner, and preview upcoming Bicentennial events happening around Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley ...

Sundial contributor John Davis muses onour baseball legacy abroad.

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Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo signs a power sharing agreement with Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council in Khartoum, Sudan.

There is considerable disagreement over terms of the deal, which will be detailed in a second agreement yet to be signed.

From left, Andrew Yang, Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand faced off in the June 27 debate. All will be back for next week's rounds.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will be taking the place of California Rep. Eric Swalwell, who dropped out last week. The lineup for each night of the July 30-31 event will be announced Thursday.

Supporters of Planned Parenthood demonstrated at New York's City Hall against the Trump administration's Title X rule change in February. Planned Parenthood now says it clinics nationwide will stop using federal Title X family planning funds.

The move follows an announcement this week by the Trump administration that it will enforce new rules forbidding groups that receive the funds from counseling patients about abortion.

Attorney General William Barr speaks as he stands with President Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross during an event about the census in the Rose Garden at the White House earlier this month.

Democrats have demanded documents related to the origins of Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The effort to add the question was ultimately halted.

There's already not enough produce for everyone in the world to get the daily recommended amount. Two new studies urge revamping the food system to feed the growing population and protect the planet.



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