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Our newest music compilation "Local Aliens: Live On-Air Recordings From WLRH" is now on the WLRH Soundcloud page. Local Aliens features some amazing tracks from north Alabama musicians captured during live performances on Morning Blend with Ginny Kennedy and The Invisible City with Brad Posey ...

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La Malinche was an Indian woman who served as an interpreter for Cortes — at a cost to her reputation. Even 500 years later, she's reviled in Mexico.

At least 19 young football players have died so far in 2015. Pediatricians are calling for changes in the way the game is played, including a move to non-tackle games.

An artisanal salt producer is processing brine from ancient ocean deposits below West Virgina's mountains. The company, J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works, ships to top chefs who value the salt's minerality.

The numbers remain small, and hard to quantify, but prosecutors seem to be under pressure to charge police in on-duty shootings, and the "benefit of the doubt" they enjoyed seems to be eroding.

The Pentagon's report says the Doctors Without Borders hospital attack in Afghanistan was an accident. The group's executive director, Jason Cone, says it raises more questions than it answers.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reportedly asked for the removal of the advertisements featuring Nazi imagery. The ads were promoting a new show produced by Amazon.

Squash taste best when they achieve the ideal balance of starch and sugar. But how long you should wait depends on whether you're cooking a small delicata or a big, bold butternut.

The Environmental Protection Agency wants to withdraw approval of a controversial herbicide made by Dow AgroSciences. The firm made conflicting claims to EPA and the Patent Office about the product.

The fava bean is a key staple in much of the world. Researchers say they've found fava beans in the Galilee region of Israel dating over 10,000 years ago — before grains had been domesticated there.

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

Nobody wants a side of politics on the Thanksgiving table, but it's probably going to happen. Here's some advice to get you through. You may need to buy a duck quacker, though.

Those adorable padded bumpers shown in baby-gear catalogs can be a hazard, and researchers say babies continue to suffocate even though a federal agency has told parents not to use them.

The president gave a statement urging Americans to travel and gather this Thanksgiving holiday without fear.

The trials in the southeastern state of New South Wales are part of an $11.6 million program to protect beachgoers. Drones send real-time images of coastal waters to an operator using GPS coordinates.



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