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Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 by WLRH News

Popular Latin/Zydeco band Mambo Gris Gris plays Friday May 22nd at Burritt on the Mountain. Prior to the performance, they stopped by the WLRH studios for a live visit with Ginny Kennedy on Morning Blend.

  • Protestors raise their fists and chant slogans during a rally against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal in front of the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on May 13, 2014.

    Posted Tuesday, May 26, 2015 by NPR News

    The 12 countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership President Obama wants to get done account for almost 36 percent of world's economy, which would be by far the largest U.S. trade pact.

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