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  1. TTY Dialer Podcast #49

    10.07 / 16:45 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    It's the forty-ninth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of October 9 - 14, 2017. In this episode: A cigarette company that carried a radio show and its leading man, the moment two stage legends took to the air, a profile of Eleanor Roosevelt on radio and a look at the shows coming up for the week. Want to subscribe to this podcast? Search "Tuned to Yesterday" on iTunes and subscribe! The TTY Dialer podcast is here to enhance your listening of Tuned to Yesterday…
  2. Swedish Journalist Kim Wall's Severed Head Found In Copenhagen Bay

    10.07 / 16:45 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Danish divers looking for the remains of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, whose torso washed ashore in Copenhagen this summer, made a gruesome discovery Friday nearby in Køge Bay. "We found a leg and then another leg and shortly thereafter we found a head, which was also in a bag weighed down by several pieces of metal," Chief Police Investigator Jens Møller Jensen said at a press briefing Saturday, according to a translation by The Guardian . Møller Jensen said they also found a weighted bag c…
  3. Fresh Air Weekend: New Muhammad Ali Biography; Roz Chast Draws A Guide To NYC

    10.07 / 16:45 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    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: New Muhammad Ali Biography Reveals A Flawed Rebel Who Loved Attention: "I don't think we do Ali any good by treating him as a saint," says biographer Jonathan Eig. "He was a human being, and he was…
  4. Hurricane Nate Strengthens As Its Eye Focuses On U.S. Gulf Coast

    10.07 / 15:02 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    As Hurricane Nate churns over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico toward American shores, it is growing in strength and speed after leaving a trail of devastation in Central America. In its 7 a.m., advisory , the National Hurricane Center said the Category 1 storm was located about 245 miles south southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River and headed north northwest with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. "We are expecting Nate to continue to strengthen today (Saturday)," said Mike…
  5. Tapping Rural America: Craft Breweries Pour New Life Into Small Towns

    10.07 / 15:02 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Chris Hernstrom was brewing in the craft beer mecca of Bend, Ore., when an ad caught his eye: Want to live somewhere gorgeous and make beer for a small community? "It just seemed like an interesting challenge to come out to basically the exact opposite of Bend, some place where the brewing industry is still in its fledgling stages," Hernstrom says. That place, Hernstrom's new home, is the cattle ranching hub of Valentine, Neb., population 2,700, tucked into the Niobrara River valley in the…
  6. 80 Years On, Dominicans And Haitians Revisit Painful Memories Of 'Parsley Massacre'

    10.07 / 15:02 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Even before Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo carved it in blood, the 224-mile border dividing the island of Hispaniola between Haiti and the Dominican Republic was complicated. Tensions between the two countries stemmed back to a 19th century war. But in many ways, the border, which existed mostly on paper, was a notably seamless site: Children crossed back and forth freely to go to school on one side and home on the other. Sprawling cattle ranches spanned the divide, and Dominicans and…
  7. Off To College? Don't Forget To Pack A Plan For Your Health

    10.07 / 12:53 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    For college freshmen who left home for the first time this year, learning to live with a roommate may be one of the easy challenges. For many, this is also the first time they will schedule medical appointments, fill prescriptions, and make decisions about their own health care. Unfortunately, many students aren't prepared to meet these basic life challenges. But with a little planning and parental guidance, college can be an opportunity for young adults to learn how to stay healthy and…
  8. Biden's Busy Schedule Spurs 2020 Speculation

    10.07 / 11:58 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    This week, the typically upbeat, jovial Joe Biden sounded anything but during a speech in Washington. "President Obama and I have been very quiet and respectful, giving the [Trump] administration time," the former vice president said Thursday night. "But some of these roots are being sunk too deeply. I believe it's time to challenge some of the dangerous assumptions." Biden went on to excoriate the Trump administration's foreign policy. While accepting an award from Center for Strategic…
  9. Nightmare Scenario: Concert Security Experts Grapple With Lessons Of Las Vegas

    10.07 / 11:58 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Tens of thousands of people will gather this weekend for the Austin City Limits Festival, a two-week music festival about a mile from downtown Austin. "It's gonna be the safest part of the city to be in during both weekends, just because of the sheer number of officers that will be present," said Brian Manley, the chief of the Austin Police Department, during a press conference this week. Manley said the department will have officers inside and outside the festival, with heightened…
  10. Steep Premiums Challenge People Who Buy Health Insurance Without Subsidies

    10.07 / 11:58 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Paul Melquist of St. Paul, Minn., has a message for the people who wrote the Affordable Care Act: "Quit wrecking my health care." Teri Goodrich, of Raleigh, N.C., agrees. "We're getting slammed. We didn't budget for this," she says. Millions of people have gained health insurance because of the federal health law. Millions more have seen their existing coverage improved. But one slice of the population — including Melquist and Goodrich — is unquestionably worse off. They are healthy people …
  11. A mother's story: Why children may not be protected from all forms of meningitis

    10.07 / 11:58 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    You do everything you can to protect your children and this includes vaccinating against any illness they might encounter. Most states mandate that your child gets the meningitis ACWY vaccine. While this will protect your child against most strands of meningitis, it doesn’t account for bacterial meningitis or meningitis B. Patti Wukovits, a registered nurse, thought she had her daughter covered when she received the vaccine mandated by New York state law. Wukovits’ daughter Kimberly came ho…
  12. Secret Service Says 'No System For Keeping Track' Of Mar-A-Lago Visitors

    10.07 / 03:36 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Mar-a-Lago, President Trump's private club and winter White House in Palm Beach, Fla., is a casual place. And so, it seems, are any official records of those who visits him there. There "is no system for keeping track of presidential visitors at Mar-a-Lago, as there is at the White House complex," Special Agent Kim Campbell said in a legal filing . She said the Secret Service conducted a lengthy search, only to find "there is no grouping, listing, or set of records that would reflect…
  13. A Look At What Would Happen If Trump Doesn't Certify The Iran Nuclear Deal

    10.07 / 03:36 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: President Trump is expected to make a major announcement next week that could unravel the nuclear deal with Iran. He faces a congressional deadline to certify that Iran is abiding by the deal and also to certify that the deal is in America's national security interests. All indications are that he's going to say it is not. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports. MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Back when the Iran deal was negotiated by the…
  14. Sen. Dan Sullivan Outlines The Current State Of The Iran Nuclear Deal

    10.07 / 03:36 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Senator Dan Sullivan sits on the Armed Services Committee. He's an Alaska Republican. Sullivan was an assistant secretary of state during the George W. Bush administration, during which time he worked on sanctions. And he's been a critic of the Iran nuclear deal. Senator, welcome to the program. DAN SULLIVAN: Good to be here, Robert. Thanks. SIEGEL: Earlier this year, you said that President Trump should let the Iran deal fail on…
  15. Investigators Still Looking For Motive Of Las Vegas Shooter

    10.07 / 03:36 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: The deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas happened on Sunday. And now on Friday, investigators are revealing little if any of the clues they're pursuing into the mystery of why the shooter did this. NPR correspondent Leila Fadel joins us now from Las Vegas. And, Leila, what's the latest in the investigation? LEILA FADEL, BYLINE: Well, law enforcement had their first briefing for the media in over a day, and there is still no answer to…
  16. Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Harvey Weinstein Go Back 3 Decades

    10.07 / 03:36 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: The New York Times has published a blockbuster story detailing allegations of sexual harassment against someone considered a king and queen maker in Hollywood. (SOUNDBITE OF MONTAGE) UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #1: Thank you, Harvey Weinstein. UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #2: Harvey and Bob Weinstein. UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #3: And Harvey, blessed Harvey, Weinstein. KELLY: Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, who was behind big hits like "Pulp Fiction,"…
  17. Cortland will get $10M to continue downtown transformation

    10.06 / 18:51 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    The city of Cortland has won first place in central New York prize for the state's Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) competition. The award comes with $10 million to fund projects aimed at developing the city's downtown region. That will include investments in a new gathering space for community activities, additional housing and re-imagining the city's infrastructure for the 21st century. Mayor Brian Tobin says it builds on work already underway with the Cortland Downtown…
  18. 6 Lessons About Trump From Season 1 Of 'The Apprentice'

    10.06 / 18:51 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    The drama. The loyalty. The speculation about who stays and who goes . The Trump administration has it all. And so did Donald Trump's run on The Apprentice. The personality that made the show a hit is also what propelled Trump to the presidency. But as with his administration, Trump also stirred controversy on the set. A former producer tells the NPR podcast Embedded that at times Trump used "really unfathomably despicable words" while the cameras were rolling — remarks that have never b…
  19. Consumer Watchdog Proposes New Rules On Payday Lenders

    10.06 / 18:51 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Many payday lenders could go out of business if rules made final this week by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau go into effect. But the changes face stiff headwinds from Republicans in Congress. One new rule would require payday and auto title lenders to determine whether a borrower can afford to repay in full within 30 days. That could thwart a business model that consumer advocates say relies on the rollover of unpaid loans with the accumulation of exorbitant fees and interest…
  20. How Monopoly Man Won The Internet

    10.06 / 18:51 wrvo.org Wrvo.org - Oswego
    Monopoly Man became the Internet crush of the day on Wednesday, after upstaging former Equifax CEO Richard Smith at a Senate hearing on the company's massive data breach. The board game character, whose name is Rich Uncle Pennybags, was brought to life by Amanda Werner, an arbitration campaign manager for Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform, groups that advocate for consumer rights and protections. Almost immediately, the monocle, mustache, top hat, pillowcase-sized bag of…