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Posted Friday, September 22, 2017 by WLRH News

The Music at Messiah classical concert series returns to Messiah Lutheran church this Sunday with the oboe and piano duo of Gary Parks and Ingrid von Spakovsky. Gary and Ingrid stopped by WLRH to talk about the program which features music of Saint-Saens, Albinoni and William Grant Still.

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Alash, the world’s best-known Tuvan throat singers are performing Thursday (9/21) at Roberts Recital Hall at part of the Constellation series

The first annual Do What You Love concert is this Sunday (9/17) at 4 at the Flying Monkey Theatre at Lowe Mill.

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President Trump gestures while speaking during rally for Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., in Huntsville, Ala., on Friday.

The president is backing appointed Sen. Luther Strange, who's been heavily funded by a superPAC aligned with Mitch McConnell. Many of Trump's allies, however, are backing Judge Roy Moore.

Soldiers pass a woman in an alley in the Rocinha favela of Rio de Janeiro on Friday, during an operation related to an apparent war among drug dealers.

The operation was prompted by an apparent war among drug lords. Residents were forced to dive for cover on the floors of their homes as several hundred well-armed gangsters roamed the streets.

An aerial view shows the flooded neighborhood of Juana Matos in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Catano, Puerto Rico, on Friday. The island could be without power for months, complicating relief efforts.

Even before Maria, the island suffered from frequent power outages and crippling debt. Now organizations must figure out how to deliver relief to a place that may not have electricity for months.

An annual space law moot court competition imagines a future legal case set in space, where issues of liability and sovereignty can get extra complicated.

Each year, law students argue hypothetical, futuristic case that takes place in space. This year, it's about who pays when two machines collide on the moon.

Skeleton of the Neanderthal boy recovered from the El Sidrón cave (Asturias, Spain).

The study of a 49,000-year-old skeleton of a Neanderthal boy discovered in Spain indicates that he may have matured at about the same rate as children of modern homo sapiens.



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