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NIH Confirms Apparent Zika Virus Transmission in U.S.

ZIKA VIRUS UPDATES: Health investigators recently have discovered the first cases of Zika virus being spread within the U.S. The first cases discovered are in Florida and that means mosquitos in the area could be spreading the virus. Another case was in Utah where a man contracted the virus while traveling outside the U.S. and later died but not before transmitting the virus to his son who was taking care of him before he died.
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Health Matters: Healthier Relationship

Embed from Getty Images Airs Thursday, July 28, at 6 p.m. Shelley Visconte, licensed counselor and marriage and family therapist will host this Health Matters: Mental Health Edition on relationships, providing tips on how to have a healthier relationship, including conflict resolution. Guests will be psychiatrist Dr. Pam McPherson; licensed marriage and family therapist Dr. Brian Canfield; and licensed professional counselor David Lanzillotti. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800...
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NPR News: Democratic National Convention Coverage

Airs Thursday, July 28, at 7 p.m. This year NPR News and PBS NewsHour are teaming up to offer Special Coverage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention Coverage. PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will anchor the special coverage, along with NPR host Rachel Martin. NPR’s National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson, Senior Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Domenico Montanaro will be featured analysts. NPR’s Congressional Reporter Susan Davis will report from the floor along...
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In Other Words: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt

Airs Friday, July 29, at 9 p.m. Townes van Zandt was a singer-songwriter born to wealth who cared nothing for it; a man who, by outward appearances often seemed happy, but who struggled with personal demons. Yet somehow, through it all, Townes managed to write songs of lasting beauty and profound emotional power. It is a story of tragedy and artistic triumph. The release of a movie called "Be Here to Love Me" is drawing fresh attention to the contributions of Townes as someone who deserves a...
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The LA Opera On The Air: Verdi's Two Foscari

Airs Saturday, July 30, at 12 noon. On this week's broadcast by the LA Opera on the Air we feature The Two Foscari by Giuseppe Verdi staring Plácido Domingo as Francesco Foscari and Francesco Meli as Jacopo Foscari, with Marina Poplavskaya as Lucrezia Contarini, Ievgen Orlov as Jacopo Loredano, Ben Bliss as Barbarigo, Tracy Cox as Pisana, and Hunter Phillips as Servant. James Conlon leads the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra and Chorus with stage direction from Thaddeus Strassberger, and Grant...
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Shreveport House Concert Series: Kevin & Dustin Welch

Airs Thursday, August 4, at 8 p.m. This week from the Shreveport House Concert Series we'll hear from the Father and Son duo Kevin & Dustin Welch. Kevin Welch has had a distinguished career as a Nashville Songwriter and performing with a half dozen billboard charting songs over the years and he is also co-founder of Dead Reckoning Records along with Kieran Kane, Tammy Rogers, Mike Henderson and Harry Stinson. He has collaborated with numerous artists over the years including Kieran Kane...
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The federal government released its first overall hospital quality rating on Wednesday, slapping average or below average scores on many of the nation's best-known hospitals while awarding top scores to many unheralded ones.

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Donald Trump on Wednesday called for Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's email and recover messages from her tenure as secretary of state. His comments followed reports that U.S. officials believe Russian hackers stole emails from the Democratic National Committee and arranged for their release.

Reporter Nancy Klingener takes NPR to the annual Underwater Musical Festival in the Florida Keys, as part of All Things Considered's feature on off-kilter summer festivals. A system pipes a fully submerged dance party below the sea. There are mermaids, too.

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History Matters: Spies

Airs Tuesday, July 26, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at the roll that spies played during the Civil War. History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.
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WelcomeThe 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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