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  1. The 604 KASU Newscast: Homeless Shelter, Arkansas Judge Sex Allegations, & Ark. Executions-Judge

    10.06 / 15:15 kasu.org Kasu.org - Music
    This is the 6:04 KASU newscast for Friday, October…
  2. Firm Behind 'Fearless Girl' Statue Underpaid Female, Black Execs, U.S. Says

    10.06 / 15:15 kasu.org Kasu.org - Music
    The State Street Corporation, a financial services company that put the "Fearless Girl" statue on Wall Street to promote the importance of women working in corporate leadership roles, will pay $5 million after an investigation found that it underpaid female and black executives. The company denies any wrongdoing, but will pay as part of a settlement with the Department of Labor. Law360 reported on the payout earlier this week , and Bloomberg posted the text of the conciliation agreement…
  3. U.S. Jobs Dropped By 33,000 In September, Likely Due To Storms

    10.06 / 15:15 kasu.org Kasu.org - Music
    The U.S. economy shed 33,000 jobs in September, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, while unemployment fell to 4.2 percent. The September payrolls drop broke a nearly seven-year streak of continuous job gains, but economists caution that the drop is likely representing the short-term consequences of bad weather, not a long-term shift in the job market. Before this report, the economy had added an average of about 175,000 jobs per month; the unemployment rate…
  4. Top Stories: Nobel Peace Prize; Las Vegas Shooter's Motive Still Unknown

    10.06 / 15:15 kasu.org Kasu.org - Music
    Good morning, here are our early stories: -- International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins 2017 Peace Prize. -- Las Vegas Shooter's Life Comes Into Focus, But Not His Motive. -- Speaking Freely, Retiring Sen. Corker Warns GOP He Could Oppose Tax Plan. And here are more early headlines: Trump's Cryptic Reference To "Calm Before The Storm". ( NBC ) Nate Predicted To Hit U.S. Gulf Coast As A Hurricane. ( NHC ) U.K. Leader Says She Has Support After Speech With Mishaps. ( BBC )…
  5. For Traumatized Children, An Offer Of Help From The Muppets

    10.06 / 11:14 kasu.org Kasu.org - Music
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVhkPAge_TY Cookie Monster is all wound up. The Count has him hold up his furry blue fingers, count them (of course), and blow on each one in turn as if he were blowing out a birthday candle. Afterward, Cookie declares, in his familiar growly voice, that he feels much better. "Hey! Me feel terrific! Me calm. Me relaxed." You won't be catching this scene on HBO or PBS. It's part of a special initiative called Sesame Street in Communities. Free materials,…
  6. Las Vegas Shooter's Life Comes Into Focus, But Not His Motive

    10.06 / 06:06 kasu.org Kasu.org - Music
    Investigators in Las Vegas are sifting through evidence they've gathered from the homes of the man who sprayed a concert crowd with gunfire. They've begun to interview his girlfriend. They've learned quite a bit about Stephen Paddock's past and preparation, but there is still no explanation why he damaged and destroyed so many lives. Ken Russell is a retired wildlife biologist who lives in the same neighborhood where the Las Vegas shooter lived, in the sunny retirement community of Sun…
  7. IRS Audit Counters Claims Of 'Witch Hunt' Targeting Conservatives

    10.06 / 04:18 kasu.org Kasu.org - Music
    Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: During the Obama administration, many conservatives railed against the IRS. They accused the agency of going on a witch hunt against Tea Party groups and other conservative organizations seeking tax exempt status. In fact, the IRS was targeting many progressive groups, too. That's the finding in a new report by the Treasury Department's own watchdog, as NPR's Peter Overby reports. PETER OVERBY, BYLINE: The scandal goes back to…
  8. Authorities Say Stephen Paddock May Have Plotted Attacks At Other Music Festivals

    10.06 / 04:18 kasu.org Kasu.org - Music
    Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: In Las Vegas, new details are trickling out about the man who killed 58 people and wounded hundreds at a music festival Sunday. At the same time, there are still lots of questions that remain unanswered. And for the latest, we're joined now by NPR's Leila Fadel in Las Vegas. And, Leila, first, what are authorities saying that's new about the gunman? LEILA FADEL, BYLINE: Well, what we know now is that the shooter may have made…
  9. A Bipartisan Bid To Ban Bump Stocks

    10.06 / 04:18 kasu.org Kasu.org - Music
    Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are reacting to Sunday's shooting by trying to move new legislation. And in a departure from recent history, these proposals are coming from both sides of the aisle. Representative Carlos Curbelo is a Republican from the Miami area. He's the author of a new bill to ban the accessory that allowed the Las Vegas shooter to fire so many rounds. And congressman, welcome to the program. CARLOS CURBELO: Thank…
  10. NFL Star Cam Newton's Controversial Remarks

    10.06 / 04:18 kasu.org Kasu.org - Music
    Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: NFL quarterback Cam Newton is in the midst of another controversy. Newton made a comment to a female football writer on Wednesday that's being called sexist by some, simply dumb by others. NPR's Tom Goldman has our report. TOM GOLDMAN, BYLINE: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has never been the shy and retiring type. He's generated controversy with his effusive displays after scoring touchdowns. He incurred the wrath of…
  11. Amid Harassment Reports, Harvey Weinstein Takes Leave Of Absence

    10.06 / 03:45 kasu.org Kasu.org - Music
    Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is taking a leave of absence from his company following a New York Times story that he sexually harassed female assistants, executives and actresses for decades. The Times report also says Weinstein settled complaints with at least eight women. Weinstein is one of the most powerful men in Hollywood. He co-founded Miramax, which has produced such Academy Award-winning films as Pulp Fiction, Chicago, The English Patient and Shakespeare in Love. He and his…