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Posted Thursday, March 4, 2021 by WLRH News

We spotlight soulful songstress Deqn Sue, and hear her brand new singles “Menace” and “Trickeyman” We’ll also hear new music from Translee, HassleInOne, J Bella and A Dot Josh, along with tunes from #Chillcity, Zam Zam & The Mellyomatic, Drop Diver, 53 Judges, Brighter Things, House of Curses, and Rolling Jazz Revue.

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Travel can sometimes challenge our stereotypes of people whom we think are different from us. Jerry Mebane tells about an especially striking example of that experience.

In this week’s episode, we spotlight a soulful North Alabama rock band influenced by classic Motown – Caldonia, and play their latest singles. We’ll also hear the latest singles from Black Market Salesmen, Camping in Alaska, Element XI and Victoria Jones, along with tunes from DOUGH (feat. Trees), King Montiez, Backyard Camping, Doug Donley, Ken Watters and Andravy.

WLRH pays musical tribute to the late Maestro Taavo Virkhaus, former conductor of the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra.

Storyteller Rose Battle brings us another entertaining tale of life in the Troxell family back in the 1930's.

We spotlight Huntsville Hip Hop artist King Kwofi and listen to 3 of his 2020 singles and a tune from his new EP: Get Home Safe. We'll also be checkin out tunes from Marquis Green & Prophecy, Izzy Miller, Safeword, Qball, XY Spaces, Molar M, Mark McNeil, Carver Commodore, Wanda, and Rob Aldridge & The Proponents.

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An image captured by the navigation cameras of NASA's Perseverance rover shows tracks on the surface of Mars during the rover's first test drive on March 4.

The NASA rover traversed some 21 feet of terrain this week, in its first test drive since landing on the red planet. It also captured photos of its touchdown site and the wheel tracks it left behind.

President Biden speaks at the White House about efforts to combat COVID-19 on Tuesday.

The package delivers a new round of financial assistance to Americans grappling with the impact of the pandemic. The House will need to vote on the final version.

The Dalai Lama leaves the Zonal Hospital in Dharmsala, India, on Saturday after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

The 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader scrapped plans to receive the injection at home, opting instead to travel to a clinic. "More people should have courage to take this injection," he said.

Former National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman arrives at the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the US Capitol on Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C. Gorman says she was tailed Friday night by a security guard who said she looked "suspicious."

Amanda Gorman, who became a sensation after her poem at Joe Biden's inauguration, says a security guard told her she looked "suspicious."

At work every day, Agnes Boisvert attends to ICU patients "gasping for air" and dying from COVID-19. But communicating that harsh reality to her skeptical community has been a challenge.

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