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Posted Friday, October 22, 2021 by WLRH News

Huntsville native Dr Herndon Spillman chats with Morning Blend's Tom Froehlich about his life and career.

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Sundial writer Sara McDaris wonders. "what's going on?" Will her keen powers of observation help her figure it out?

This week on Arts Underground, we make our way over to Maxwell's Music in Downtown Huntsville to talk with owner Jarrod Maxwell. This is the second segment in our series here on Arts Underground, titled, "Independent Grooves."

On this episode of The Public Radio Hour, we explore the power of storytelling through history, music, dance and spoken word.

We spotlight Huntsville Alabama singer/songwriter Delaney Faulds and feature her new single “Here With Me Now” along with tracks from her debut self titled EP. We’ll also have new music from Alex Hendrix, Alex Banks II, Abigail Virginia, Floodreactor, Jimmy Speed, and a special long distance collaboration track from Redmouth (Shoals) & Andres Roots (Estonia) feat. Jantso Jokelin (Finland) along with tunes from Mike Slaten and Late Lunar Review. Hear Valley Sounds Saturday nights at 9pm on WLRH 89.3 FM/HD, and Sunday nights at 9pm on 88.1 WUTC Chattanooga or download the podcast with the WLRH Mobile App!

Huntsville Master Chorale presents "Swinging into Fall" Oct 23 at the Stone Center.

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Kyle Rittenhouse pictured during a motion hearing at the Kenosha County Courthouse on Monday.

But the defense may call them "arsonists" or "looters," the judge ruled. The criminal trial of Rittenhouse, the teenager who shot and killed two protesters in Kenosha, Wis., begins next week.

Jennifer Stout , left, vice president of global public policy at Snapchat parent Snap Inc., and Michael Beckerman, vice president and head of public policy at TikTok, testify before a Senate panel on Tuesday.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who chaired the hearing, said being distinct from Facebook isn't enough to cut it for the three tech giants. "That bar is in the gutter," he told the company officials.

A military police officer walks near a destroyed gate in Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael on Oct. 12, 2018. The Pentagon says climate change is a national security concern.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks says the effects of climate change are already being felt. Storms have damaged U.S. bases and rising seas could submerge U.S. installations in the Pacific.

FDA may soon authorize the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11. Teens, like the 17-year-old pictured, are already eligible for the vaccine.

After some debate, a group of scientists advising the FDA concluded that the vaccine's benefits outweigh its risks for young children.

Sara Blakely (shown here in 2013) is the founder of Spanx. The womenswear company was valued at $1.2 billion in a recent sale.

Sara Blakely, founder and CEO of the pioneering womenswear brand, made the announcement during a celebration of the company's recent sale to global investment firm Blackstone.



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