THIS WEEK ON WDIY

Thursday, 6-7 pm, John Pearce welcomes U.S. Revolutionary War expert Andrew Zellers-Frederick to discuss the war and the Lehigh Valley's Revolution Roundtable.
Thursday, 11pm, Bill Fox will conclude the month-long Special Focus on The Tangent Project. The Featured CD at Midnight: "Surface." New music: Tom Eaton. Upcoming events.

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14th Annual Student Poetry Project Winners on LV Arts Salon

Hosts Paul Willistein and George VanDoren welcomed the top elementary, middle and high school student poets for the 14 th Annual Student Poetry Project to read their winning poems and discuss their writing process.

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Homebrewers: Registration Is Now Open for WDIY's 4th Annual Homebrew Fest

Calling all homebrewers--WDIY's Homebrew Fest is coming back for its fourth year on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Register now to join in the annual tradition.

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Economic Pulse: Week of 4/12/19

Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Kamran Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.


Economic Pulse: Week of 4/5/19

Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Kamran Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

At the Movies: Dumbo

Apr 16, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the live-action remake of the beloved classic story, directed by Tim Burton.

At the Movies: Shazam

Apr 16, 2019

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the family-friendly superhero film, which is the latest entry in the DC Cinematic Universe.

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Don't Touch That Dial

In honor of the new exhibition of the same name at the National Museum of Industrial History, WDIY presents fascinating dives into radio's most important milestones.

Tens of millions of Hindus took a ritual dip in the Ganges River this winter as part of the largest religious festival in the world — the Kumbh Mela. For centuries, the festival has been held in various cities in northern India, including Allahabad.

But when pilgrims arrived this year for the Kumbh Mela, Allahabad had a different name.

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Today Rochester Drug Cooperative became the first pharmaceutical distributer to face federal criminal charges for its role in the opioid epidemic. RDC is charged with conspiring to distribute drugs and defrauding the federal government. The charges are a result of a two-year investigation that began after it was found that RDC ignored pill limits for pharmacies and catered to doctors who over-prescribe.

Gary Craig is an investigative reporter with the Democrat and Chronicle newspaper in Rochester, N.Y. Welcome to the program.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

Today Rochester Drug Cooperative became the first pharmaceutical distributer to face federal criminal charges for its role in the opioid epidemic. RDC is charged with conspiring to distribute drugs and defrauding the federal government. The charges are a result of a two-year investigation that began after it was found that RDC ignored pill limits for pharmacies and catered to doctors who over-prescribe.

Gary Craig is an investigative reporter with the Democrat and Chronicle newspaper in Rochester, N.Y. Welcome to the program.

Egyptian voters have approved sweeping constitutional amendments that allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to remain in office until 2030 and further entrench the power of the military.

Voters approved the amendments by 88.83%, according to the National Election Authority, which said that 44.33% of eligible voters took part in the poll.

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