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Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by WLRH News

Sundial Writer Joyce Billingsley paints us a picture of the "allotments" made available to British citizens.

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We spotlight music from guitar collector and vintage gear aficionado: Izzy Miller…along with music from John Onder, Alex Banks II, Will River, Safeword, Rolling Jazz Revue, Helaina Brundage, Gus Hergert, Hunnivega, and Jalen Kelly.

WLRH is excited to bring you Reveal’s American Rehab. A 6-part series on The Public Radio Hour that exposes how a treatment for drug addiction has turned tens of thousands of people into an unpaid shadow workforce.

Sundial contributor Sara Leibold lets us in on her method of keeping her mind occupied while hiking for long hours on the Appalachian Trail.

While other musical organizations have suspended their seasons due to the pandemic, the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra plays on.

We spotlight music from an experimental math rock band from Huntsville, FLORA, and check out some new tunes from Joe Canada, Wanda and Drop Diver along with music from Jay Burgess, DMR Soul, Katabasis, Robby Eichman, Cancerslug, and Amy McCarley.

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Pete Buttigieg speaks after he was nominated to be Transportation Secretary by then-President-elect Joe Biden during a news conference on Dec. 16, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. Buttigieg faced a largely friendly reception at his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday.

Transportation Secretary nominee Pete Buttigieg made the case for climate action and infrastructure investments at his confirmation hearing. Most senators reacted warmly.

The logo of the National Rifle Association is seen at an outdoor sports trade show in 2017.

The organization had filed for bankruptcy and said it would reincorporate in Texas.

Facebook's new Oversight Board will review its controversial decision to suspend former President Donald Trump in the wake of the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol.

The social network referred its decision to revoke the former president's posting privileges to its Oversight Board, an independent panel of experts.

Maria Arechiga, an ICU charge nurse, monitors the progress of two COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit of Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles.

A South Los Angeles hospital has long provided for an underserved community where private insurance is scarce and chronic illnesses can flourish. And then came a devastating coronavirus surge.

President Biden's nominee for defense secretary, retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, testifies Tuesday at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

The House normally has no role in Cabinet nominations, but because Austin, a retired Army general, has been out of uniform for less than seven years, both chambers of Congress must approve a waiver.



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