Coming Up on WDIY

Sunday at 10 am, Tom Druckenmiller begins a two-part feature, 'Unsung Songwriters.' We'll hear recent recordings from The Brother Brothers, Liz Simmons, Mac Leaphart and more.
Sunday at 9 pm, Bill Rudman presents: "All About Me--Broadway Soliloquies." We'll eavesdrop on Henry Higgins, Jud Fry, Mama Rose, and more, revealing their innermost thought.
Thursday at 11 pm, the Special Focus on Modulator ESP continues. The Featured CD at Midnight will be "The Stillness" plus new music by Oriom, Matthias Grübel, B. Wöstheinrich.

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Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Executive Director Becky Bradley | LV Discourse

In honor of Earth Day later this month, Sally Handlon features Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Executive Director Becky Bradley, who explains the importance of planning for green spaces and how that affects the Lehigh Valley’s quality of life plus the benefits to the region, its residents, and our local economy.

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On the Next Galactic Travels™ 2021-04-22

Apr 16, 2021
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The latest show's playlist (April 15 - show #1250) is available for your inspection. On the next Galactic Travels™, the month-long Special Focus on Modulator ESP continues. The Featured CD at Midnight will be "The Stillness."

In Memory of WDIY Volunteer George Miller

Apr 15, 2021

We remember valued WDIY volunteer and friend George Miller who passed away peacefully in his Allentown, PA home on April 13, 2021. He was 77 years-old.

In this week’s Your Financial Choices, Laurie Siebert welcomes guest Bill Henderson, Head of Investments at Valley National Financial Advisors, to answer audience questions and discuss responsible investing, ESG and first quarter insights.

Host Alan Jennings welcomes heir apparent Dawn Godshall, the new Executive Director of the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, starting June 1st. Then Alan talks with U.S. Senator Bob Casey about the new stimulus and upcoming infrastructure bills, partisanship and his recent committee assignment.

Bob Odenkirk might be the next big movie hero in “Nobody.” 

TV's “Better Call Saul” star is coming to the big screen with this revenge hero action film co-starring Connie Nielsen, Wu-Tang's RZA and Christopher Lloyd. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the film for WDIY.

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Forty thousand babies are born with congenital heart defects each year in the United States, according to the CDC, and they will undergo open-heart surgeries over their lifetime.

But a technology recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration may help minimize the number of those procedures. For WHYY, Ali McPherson has more.


The New Jersey Department of Corrections has reached an agreement with the Justice Department on how to move forward following allegations of rampant abuse at the state’s only prison for women.

As WHYY’s Joe Hernandez reports the U.S. Department of Justice should approve the agreement within weeks.

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Delaware Republicans say it’s time to bring State House members back into the Capitol. WHYY’s Mark Eichmann has more on the GOP’s frustrations with the virtual legislative sessions, which have been in place since last year.


A Philadelphia doctor is jumping into the crowded and quickly-growing Democratic primary race for Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate seat, which will be opening in 2022.

WHYY’s Katie Meyer reports Kevin Baumlin heads the emergency department at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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Recent attacks against Asian-Americans have pushed issues of racism and violence towards this community into the spotlight.

WHYY Keystone Crossroads’ Laura Benshoff reports activists hoped to use that attention to raise the profile of the case of Christian Hall, who was shot by police in the Poconos in December.

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The man who police say carried out a mass shooting that left eight people dead and several others injured at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis is said to have used two assault rifles in the attack, both of which were purchased legally.

Never has so much attention focused on these quiet, leafy eight square miles along the Mississippi River.

Brooklyn Center, Minn., a small inner-ring suburb of modest postwar houses and apartment buildings, is the latest community to feel the heat of the national spotlight in the days since the death of Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Black man shot during a traffic stop by a Brooklyn Center police officer who officials say mistook her handgun for her Taser.

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