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Sunday at 9 pm, Bill Rudman presents: "Morning People/Night People". You'll hear songs to help you defend your position, performed by Angela Lansbury, Barbara Cook, and more.
Tuesday at 6 pm, the On the Media looks at why we are still in "emergency mode"; the "authoritarian mullet"; and the Critical Race Theory boogeyman.
Thursday at 11 pm, the Special Focus on Colin Rayment continues. The Featured CD is "Beyond the Aurora" + Agebjörn & Ögren, La Ponto Ensemblo, Beyond Berlin, Volker Lankow.
Friday at 6 pm, TED speakers dive into stories of connection — and even love — in the sea. Featuring: Catherine Mohr, Marah Hardt, Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, and Mandë Holford.

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The Past and Future of The Morning Call with Kayla Dwyer & Mike Miorelli | LV Discourse

Alan Jennings examines the history and future of The Morning Call with its recent purchase by Alden Global Capital. He invites Morning Call reporter Kayla Dwyer and editor-in-chief Mike Miorelli to explain the struggles of the newspaper industry, the threat of its demise from digital media, and the importance of reporting local news.

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Marcie Lightwood with WDIY News presents: Profiles in PRIDE featuring the Bradbury Sullivan LGBT Community Center. 

On the Next Galactic Travels™ 2021-06-17

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The latest show's playlist (June 10 - show #1258) is available for your inspection. On the next Galactic Travels™, the month-long Special Focus on Colin Rayment continues. The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Beyond the Aurora" on SynGate Records.

Michael Drabenstott chats with Amber Sarivan, owner/baker of Bake House on Main in Phillipsburg, NJ about the inspiration for her bakery and her many different varieties of cinnamon rolls.

Host Michael Drabenstott welcomes Troy Reynard, co-owner of Two Rivers Brewing Company in Easton to talk about the beginnings of Two Rivers, their reputation for food, and their new location in Quakertown at the Trolley Barn Public Market.

Greg Capogna welcomes back Becky Bradley and Matt Assad of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, along with special guest Amy Kessler, Regional Planning Director of the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning Commission to talk about the importance of Pennsylvania’s infrastructure - our bridges, tunnels and roads - and how to care for it now and in the future. 

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The former manager of a Delaware County nursing home has pled guilty to reckless endangerment charges in the deaths of three residents. WHYY’s Kenny Cooper has more.

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Pennsylvania officials have begun spraying insecticide to control the invasive spotted lanternfly. The inspect arrived in the state from Asia seven years ago and can destroy trees and vines.

WHYY StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Susan Phillips reports the pest has spread to 11 states on the East Coast.

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COVID-19 cases are down across the region, and Philadelphia recently dropped most of its restrictions. That means many large events, like weddings, are going on as planned. But what about people who tied the knot during the pandemic? WHYYs Emily Scott reports.

June 1 marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season. It’s expected to be a busy one. But, as WHYY StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Susan Phillips reports, it should not be as bad as last year’s.

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Philadelphia’s city commissioners say they’re unimpressed with a threat by top State House Republicans to impeach them over a recent decision to count undated mail ballots.

WHYY’s Katie Meyer reports Republicans sent a letter warning of their impeachment plans after the commissioners voted to count undated mail ballots from the primary election earlier last month.

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Host Michael Drabenstott explores the culinary, distillery, and the winery arts in and around the Lehigh Valley, the first Monday of each month at 6 pm.

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WDIY's award-winning quarterly program hosted by Rayna Malhotra, bringing you groundbreaking innovation in the STEM disciplines--entirely from a teenage perspective.

The Justice Department secretly subpoenaed Apple in February 2018 for account information of then-White House Counsel Don McGahn, as well as his wife, and secured a gag order barring the company from telling them about it, according to a person familiar with the matter.

It is unclear what the Justice Department was investigating or whether prosecutors actually obtained any of McGahn's account information, the individual said on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter.



This year, as you may have heard, we are celebrating NPR's 50th birthday. That is half a century of trying to keep you informed so you can do your part as a citizen. But that got us thinking about what other things can you do to be a good citizen. For many people, that means making sure you vote when there's an election. But that's not an option for people under the age of 18 who are not yet eligible. So today we want to turn to the question of, how do you get involved when you're not yet old enough to vote?

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 117 employees at Houston Methodist Hospital who were suing the hospital system over its COVID-19 vaccine requirement.

In a five-page ruling issued Saturday, U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes upheld the hospital's vaccination policy, saying the requirement broke no federal law.

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