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Posted Friday, August 18, 2017 by WLRH News

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The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra’s Classical series continues this Saturday (1/22).

Jane Patten recalls a childhood memory of 1961's Hurricane Esther when it hit the Delaware coast and the subsequent flooding that occurred at her house.

In this week’s episode of Valley Sounds, we feature the brand new album from Rob Aldridge & The Proponents called: “Mind Over Manners”, in it’s entirety. 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!

Morning Blend host Dorrie Nutt spoke with conductor John Jeter about the release of his new CD featuring American composer Florence Price.

Sundial contributor Sarah Belanger brings us her "Ode to a Junk Drawer."

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Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was censured for siding with Senate Republicans to protect the filibuster, effectively dooming the passage of major voting rights legislation.

The symbolic action comes as Sinema has come under criticism from progressive groups in Arizona after she voted to uphold the filibuster in the Senate.

Members of Ukraine's Territorial Defense Forces, volunteer military units of the armed forces, train in a city park in Kyiv. Tensions remain high between Ukraine and Russia as the United States and its NATO allies have tried to intervene diplomatically.

The aid, which includes ammunition, is part of a $200 million package that President Biden approved in December and is meant for Ukraine's front-line defenders should Russia choose to invade.

Sen. Barbara Blackmon, D-Canton, speaks at the well in the Mississippi Senate Chamber in Jackson on Thursday. Blackmon was among the Black lawmakers who walked out of the Senate Chamber in protest on Friday.

The lawmakers withheld their votes as the state Senate passed a bill that would ban schools from teaching critical race theory. The education superintendent has said it is not being taught in schools.

While Wilkinson suggests companies rethink extravagant amenities, he does think outdoor spaces should be part of any layout.

Clive Wilkinson says it's really not a good thing for employees to work at a place that has catered meals, private parks, massage tables and a laundromat ... because why would you ever leave?

The Yanqing Winter Olympic Village in Beijing is just one of the many "closed loop" locations that will isolate athletes, staff and the limited number of spectators.

Athletes and other attendees will be in a closed "loop" with strict rules about everything from daily testing for athletes to how spectators should respond — no cheering out loud, please!



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