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School Safety Concerns Spike After Mass Shooting In Florida

Guns Found At 3 Texas High Schools — Authorities say three Texas high school students face charges after bringing guns to campus a day after a deadly mass shooting at a school in Florida. The arrests Thursday happened at separate schools in suburban Dallas. Police didn't immediately release information on why the students brought firearms to class. Flower Mound police said in a statement that a 16-year-old faced felony charges for bringing a small-caliber handgun to school. According to a...

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Regional Symphony Broadcast: Pianist Steven Dong with the Marshal Symphony Orchestra

Airs Friday, February 16, 2018, at 12 noon. This week on our Regional Symphony Broadcast pianist Steven Dong, winner of the 2017 Juanita Miller competition of the Texas Association of Symphony Orchestras, will join the Marshal Symphony Orchestra for a concert featuring Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini along with the magnificent Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky.

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Going Black: The Legacy of Philly Soul Radio

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Metropolitan Opera: Wagner's Parsifal

Airs Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 11 p.m. The 2017-18 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Wagner’s final opera, Parsifal. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts his first network broadcast as Met Music Director Designate. An acclaimed cast of Wagnerian singers stars in this production by François Girard. Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt sings the title role of a naïve youth who saves the brotherhood of the Holy Grail. Soprano Evelyn Herlitzius makes her network...

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Tears of a Clown: The Smokey Robinson Story

Airs Monday, February 18, 2018, at 9 p.m. The story of Smokey Robinson is actually the story of Motown. In this 2-hour music special we learn that Smokey was from the start, the creative backbone of the Motown operation.

Robinson is one of the most prolific American popular songwriters of all time. He was Berry Gordy's number two person. And his ability to write hit songs had everything to do with Motown becoming a music powerhouse.

The music in "Tears of a Clown" is...

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In the height of ski season this year, blades of grass and patches of dirt still dot cross country ski trails in Aspen, Colo. Conditions like this present a conundrum for professional skiers: Their livelihood relies on snow and cold temperatures, but essentials like travel and snow-making come with an environmental cost.

One day after a federal grand jury indicted more than a dozen Russians in connection with interfering in the 2016 presidential election, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said Saturday, "As you can see with the F.B.I. indictment, the evidence is now really incontrovertible and available in the public domain, whereas in the past it was difficult to attribute."

Thirteen people died and 15 were injured Friday night after a military helicopter carrying government officials assessing earthquake damage crashed in southern Mexico, said the Oaxaca state prosecutor's office.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Her murder triggered rioting in Pakistan and rippled the world-over, and on Saturday the man convicted in 7-year-old Zainab Ansari's death was sentenced to die four times over.

Mohammad Imran, a local man who knew Zainab's family, pleaded guilty to raping and killing the little girl, reports The Associated Press.

Her body was found on a trash heap on Jan. 9 in the city of Kasur near Lahore, four days after she was reported missing.

Prosecutors say Imran, 24, is a serial killer who has also admitted to killing several other children.

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Gary Borders: Stop Crape Myrtle Mutilation

Airs Friday, February 16, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders decries the annual mutilation of Crape Myrtles.

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The Story Of Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford on Red River Radio

This video takes you into the studio with Cliff and also through the world of birds that we cover on Bird Calls, which airs the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Please join us and please call in with your questions at 800-552-8502

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