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Posted Monday, April 6, 2020 by WLRH News

In these uncertain times, Sundial Writer Paul Harrison wonders what is subjective, and what is objective.

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In this weeks episode, Tim Miller chats with singer/songwriter Shrimpa. We’ll also have music from Translee, 53 Judges, The Moose, Roboctopus, Aunt Sofonda, House of Curses, Brighter Things, and Rolling Jazz Revue.

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In this episode, host and producer Dorrie Nutt stops outside her church, which has been closed to its congregation for three weeks, to listen to th

In this weeks episode, Brett Tannehill chats with Tangled Strings Owner Danny Davis. We'll also feature music from: Whiskey River Kings, DEQN Sue, Blueshift, Them Damn Dogs, Redmouth, Ugly Houses, Snacks, Tres Locos, The Pine Hill Haints, LaFrancis Vibes, and Alex D Banks II.

Master storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham illuminates a spring ritual that involves steelies, dirt, and worn out knees!

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The sole polling location for Waukesha, Wis., residents was set up to comply with social distancing guidelines. Polling places were consolidated and altered to accommodate voting in the state's presidential primaries and other local elections Tuesday.

Gov. Tony Evers tried to postpone voting and extend the absentee deadline, but he was blocked by courts. Results for Tuesday's contests may not appear for days.

Online seder

Social distancing is preventing families from gathering for the traditional Seder, so this year Passover will be different. Many Jews are planning virtual celebrations.

An empty corridor at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York last month. Social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus leaves little demand for flights.

A spokesperson said American Airline's busiest flight out of LaGuardia Sunday only had 27 passengers and nine flights from JFK and LaGuardia had one passenger on each.

On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it now recommends that people in the U.S. wear cloth or fabric face coverings when entering public spaces.

On this broadcast of The National Conversation, we look at efforts in the U.S. to stop the coronavirus and answer questions about masks, ventilators and some of the difficult choices we're all facing.

Cardinal George Pell makes his way through members of the media outside the court in Melbourne in February 2019. Australia's High Court has overturned his conviction for child sexual abuse.

The former Vatican treasurer was ordered released from prison, where he was serving a six-year sentence.



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