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Texas State House Speaker Voices Concerns On Bathroom Bill

TEXAS BATHROOM BILL - Texas House Speaker and leading Republican Joe Straus said lawmakers should be "very careful" about doing anything that makes the state less economically competitive. Straus voiced his concerns Wednesday on Senate Bill 6, which would require transgender people to use bathrooms in public schools, government buildings and public universities based on "biological sex." The bill would pre-empt local ordinances that protect transgender individuals from discrimination in...

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Caravan: The Be Good Tanyas Live

Airs Friday, January 20, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll visit with December Wind, Magda Hiller, Rose Polenzani, Gypsy Soul, Annie Gallup, La Musgana, Anemos, Annie Wenz, Mary Jane Lamond, and Tim O'Brien. This week in our concert hour we'll visit with the Be Good Tanyas at the Thirsty Ear Festival of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and this week in our final hour we float down The Great Sad River.

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Making Oprah: You Get A Car!

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra: Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat major, K.271, Jeunehomme

Airs Monday, January 23, 2017, at 1 p.m. On this week's broadcast concert by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Pablo Heras-Casado will take the podium, joined by pianist Igor Levit for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat major, K.271. Haydn's Symphony No. 44 in E minor will open the concert and we'll also hear Debussy's Prelude à L'Après-midi d'un faune and the Symphony in Three Movements by Stravinsky. Then from the archives Michael Tilson Thomas will lead the orchestra in the...

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Shreveport House Concerts: Soul Track Mind

A passenger train leapt the tracks overnight in southeast India, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 60. The derailment, which occurred near Kuneru station in the state of Andhra Pradesh, is the latest in a string of deadly wrecks to rack the Indian railway system.

The derailment threw several coaches of the Hirakhand Express train off its own tracks and onto an adjacent goods train.

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Gary Borders: “In that day the wolf and lamb will live together."

Airs Friday, January 20, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders takes a cue from the bible as he seeks Harmony between his dog and cats.

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Shadow Files: The Gordian Knot

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History Matters: Secret Squirrel

From The Top Coming to the Belcher Center

From The Top at the Belcher Center on Longview

From The Top will be coming to LeTourneau University's Belcher Center on March 25, 2017 and we encourage all of our area's music students to apply for the program. From the Top is America’s largest national platform dedicated to celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. Great kids. Great music. Hope for the future.
To learn more about From the Top and how to apply visit their web site here. From The Top .

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2017 Tiny Desk Contest

2017 Tiny Desk Contest

NPR Music is once again asking unknown bands and musicians all over the country to film themselves performing one song at a desk of their choice. The contest will be sponsored for the third year by Lagunitas Brewing Company, and the winner will play NPR’s famous Tiny Desk in Washington, D.C., before embarking on a U.S. tour that includes appearances at a taping of NPR’s Ask Me Another and at events hosted by NPR Music and Lagunitas, in partnership with...

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CarTalk Vehicle Donation Program

CarTalk Vehicle Donation Program

Welcome The Car Talk Vehicle Donation Program provides Vehicle Donation Services to Public Radio stations across the country. This is a great way to support this station and get a tax write off for your car. Contact the CarTalk Vehicle Donation program directly via the web or call for more information: (866) 789-8627

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