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"We'll give it WNYC dot org and think about joining WNYC's producer circle a very meaningful way to help support another year's worth of programming and news here at WNYC. And I need to mention right now because we have this match happening at this moment. If you give that $100 per month to join the producer circle, that becomes $150 a month for WNYC. A great way to pitch in and have your money go further. 888-376-9692 or give at WNYC dot org. You're already a WNYC listener. You're listening right now. You know, maybe you wake up on weekend mornings with David first, or maybe you wake up during the work week with Michael hill and John schaefer's gig alert and listening to Michael hill react to John schaeffer's gig alert, one of my favorite things. Maybe you listen to all things considered with Sean Carlson. Maybe the Brian lair show is something that you have come to really rely upon now more than ever, tend to noon, and then from noon to two, we've got all of it with Allison Stewart. So you are already swimming in the WNYC ecosystem. You're a big part of what we do. And we are an important part of your life. So we hope that you feel that we are worthy of your financial support right now. Please support us, the station that you rely on by starting a monthly contribution. Give us a call at 8 8 8 three 7 6, WNYC. That's 888-376-9692 or give online at WNYC dot org. And every gift makes a difference, you give at the level that works for you, $10 a month is a great way to get involved as a sustaining member of WNYC and this is how it works. Member support pays for all of the programming. Listener support makes this possible. That is the most important source of our funding here at WNYC. And that $10 a month, a $120 for the year because of the match we have happening right now, that will be worth $180 to WNYC. So call now ask about a sustaining donation at the $10 a month giving level, you can take advantage of the popular WNYC pigeon T-shirt as our thank you gift and because we have the coffee, not the coffee, excuse me, the chocolate special going on. I wish it was coffee, David. Because we have the chocolate special going on, a donation of any amount gives you this bonus thank you from us, the pumpkin swirl chocolate bar from Raqqa chocolate. The chocolate and the pigeon T-shirt, they both go away at 11 o'clock. We have just 35 minutes left to go there and remember

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02:13 min | Last month

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"Org. Thank you for joining us this morning. This is our pumpkin spice pledge drive our fall pledge drive. We are counting on you, your support, to help us pay for the news and shows like morning edition here on WNYC. It just takes a phone call. If everyone listening right now made that call or went online, we would be in great shape and there's a real reason to do it right now because we have a very serious challenge going on this morning. I'm David first, by the way. We're also here with WNYC's Bridget Bergen. And tell us about this challenge. Oh, I would be happy to David in order for our drive to get a really strong start. We're trying to get 800 sustaining donations by 7 p.m. today. Sustaining donors are people who decide to give a certain amount every month and it automatically goes to WNYC from your credit card. You don't have to think about it. It's all set up to go. Listener support is the largest and most reliable source of WNYC's funding. It's what you're what make WNYC possible. And if we are able to achieve 800 sustaining donors by 7 p.m. tonight, well that unlocks a $50,000 donation from an anonymous donor and that will go so far to support the programming that you tune into that you're listening to right now. Now we don't have to do it all at once. We'll chip away at it today. We've already had a hundred folks who have signed up in the days leading up to the drive, we want to achieve 37 sustainers just this hour to stay on track. So help us by becoming one of those 37 sustaining donors right now you can go to our website at WNYC dot org, or call 8 8 8 three 7 6 WNYC that's 888-376-9692. Yes, it's an ambitious goal, but if we break it down into these hour long chunks, it really helps manage it. We're looking to reach 37 sustainers this hour to keep on track. And if we do reach 800 listeners joining us as monthly sustaining donors by 7 p.m. this evening, we get

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"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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02:10 min | 2 months ago

"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"On morning addition on WNYC, debates are a long-standing tradition in American politics, but so far this election year, there have been far fewer of them. For many candidates, they're just no upside to this or there's very little upside and not worth the risk. More and more Democrats and Republicans are avoiding these staged events that's next hour. 65 with sunshine out there this morning on our way to a 81° day, sunny out there as well, then tonight, slight chance of after midnight showers and thunderstorms and a low of 67 tomorrow, pretty good chance of mourning an afternoon showers and thunderstorms and a high of 76 as fall is ushered in tomorrow evening, gusty as well. And then Friday, it will feel like fall, sunny in 65, the weekend is looking great too It is 7 51. This is morning edition. WNYC supporters include product board, helping product teams understand what customers need, prioritize what to build next and align everyone around the road map. Learn more at product board dot com. Good morning, WNYC. I'm James Menendez. Today on NewsHour, president Putin announces he's calling up 300,000 military reservists to fight in Ukraine. He also said he would use all available means to defend Russia's territory, adding it wasn't a bluff. We'll have reaction to his speech and full analysis. That's BBC NewsHour at 9 or 93.9 FM WNYC. It's morning edition from NPR news. I'm Steve inskeep, and a Mae Martinez. Say theater and many people think Broadway

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"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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01:31 min | 4 months ago

"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Face at noon. On WNYC. You're listening to a morning edition here on WNYC. Stay with us for the BBC NewsHour coming up in about ten minutes at 9 o'clock on 93.9 FM. Let's check in with London to see what they're working on, good morning BBC. Good morning, WNYC. I'm Tim Franks, on today's NewsHour, Taiwan's foreign minister on the turbulence this week. That's BBC NewsHour coming up at 9 or 93.9 FM WNYC. 78° right now partly sunny today with a chance of showers and thunderstorms a high of 93, a heat advisory in effect until 8 o'clock this evening. Tonight a low of 77° mostly cloudy with yes more rain in the forecast. Tomorrow, Saturday, partly sunny again, there's a chance of showers and thunderstorms around 90° and on Sunday, mostly sunny and hot, a high of 92.

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"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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01:31 min | 8 months ago

"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"This is morning edition on WNYC I'm Michael hill We close out our radio rookie series with reported volatility When she was two years old her dad went to prison growing up she visited him regularly but then stopped Now more than a decade later she shares her journey to reconnect with him So today's the day that I'm gonna go visit my dad I just woke up and I feel extremely nervous anxious It's bringing up a lot of emotions of when I was a child And I used to go visit my dad in prison and all the stuff that we had to do just going there I started recording these voice diaries last summer I hadn't seen my dad since I was 12 years old As a child I remember going to visit my dad and my dad picking me up and throwing me in the air And that was like my favorite part of the visit Because I just felt so free And now that I'm older I'm realizing the effects of having a dad that's in prison and how it does cause a lot of trauma And the root of all of my problems was the fact that I didn't have a dad growing up And I think that's like why I struggle so much with my identity and understanding who I am in this world because a half of me I don't even know anything about I'm just ready to understand who my dad is so that I.

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"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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01:51 min | 9 months ago

"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"State of emergency and the curfew into next weekend if necessary The good news officials say is that by their calendar spring break has only one more week to go Greg Allen and PR news Miami This is NPR news This is morning edition on WNYC Amazon workers began voting today on whether to form a union at a company warehouse on Staten Island If the yes votes prevail it would become the first Amazon union in the USA We'll get the latest coming up Later this hour WNYC is supported by swan galleries with African American art at auction Thursday March 31st featuring modern and postwar offerings alongside contemporary artworks from a private collection more information on the swan galleries app or swan galleries dot com Next time on The New Yorker radio hour I'll talk with historian Jill lepore about why our schools have become ground zero for the culture wars In the 1920s what was hot in terms of being contestable about biology is the same thing that is now contestable about history Jill lepore next time on The New Yorker radio hour Listen tomorrow morning at ten on 93.9 FM or get the podcast Happy birthday to Sarah Elton John in May 1975 He became the first white performer to appear on soul train with this monster hit Benny and the jets 45 are partly cloudy now sunshine today and 62.

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"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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01:34 min | 9 months ago

"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"You gift called the WNYC can glass and it is available today for the $8 a month giving level tomorrow it goes back to its regular level of $12 per month These thank you gifts are a little way for us to say thank you so much for your support of WNYC The reason that you're giving of course is not just because you want this great new thank you gift but because you want to support the programs that you rely on here on WNYC amazing shows like morning edition and the Brian lair show the news from NPR the news from the WNYC newsroom and the BBC and these thank you gifts are a way for us to say thank you so much for listening Thank you so much for your support And yes there is this brand new WNYC can glass It is a 16 ounce pint glass shaped like a can It has of course the WNYC logo in red on the side a nice way to be a little reminder as you enjoy your beverage that you are one of the reasons why WNYC is able to bring you all of this incredibly important news Again thank you so much for your support Here's the number 888-376-9692 You can also check out all of the different thank you gifts when you go to WNYC dot org If you've never given me four please know that WNYC was here for you because someone else took that step That first step from being a.

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02:02 min | 10 months ago

"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Is NPR news This is WNYC later on morning edition Ukraine is dealt with repeated Russian cyberattacks including a big one in 2016 They attacked our logistics components such as Ukrainian railways Ukrainian seaports airports it was very tough Coming up in about 15 minutes a conversation with a former Ukrainian minister of infrastructure on the current crisis with Russia and then on the BBC NewsHour at 9 more on the tensions between the Ukraine and Russia Moscow's ambassador to the European Union says there's still hope that diplomacy can deescalate the situation and report on how Bosnia's past still haunts this nation That's the BBC NewsHour coming up at 9 or 93.9 FM WNYC WNYC supporters include shepherd Mullen a global law firm with 1000 lawyers handling corporate and employment matters key litigation IP and complex financial transactions for companies in New York and beyond More at shepherd Mullen dot com Leadership funding for WNYC is provided by the Jerome Al Green foundation a proud supporter of New York City's major cultural institutions Lately we've all been thinking about the role of work in our lives If we spend so many hours a day together should work feel like a family Sure To me that's an absurd statement If you're gonna work in a packing house you're working for your family Who chooses the snatch guts to pass time Revisit one of the most contentious labor strikes our country has ever seen Spam a new three part series on the experiment from the Atlantic and WNYC studios Listen wherever you get podcasts Yes the sun has appeared this morning and it will over the next several days with temperatures in the 40s and even in the low 50s today sunny with a high near 44 33 in sunny right now in the city at a.

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03:39 min | 11 months ago

"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"It's morning edition on WNYC and Michael hill Governor Kathy hookers pursuing a 30 year old idea to operate passenger trains along a freight rail line that already exists between south Brooklyn and western queens as WNYC Stephen Nelson reports The original idea did include the bronze Now some are asking why this version does not During her first state of the state speech earlier this month governor Cathy hogel unveiled a plan that is raising the hopes of some people clamoring for more equity in the city's transit system A new rail service that will connect Brooklyn and queens She's calling it the inter burrow express and it would run along 14 miles of unused freight tracks that stretch from bay ridge to Astoria As of now she's just asking the MTA to begin an environmental review of the project But if it's doable it could be a novel way for residents of Brooklyn and queens the two fastest growing burrows to connect And we need to reconnect neighborhoods that were severed by asphalt highways disproportionately impacting communities of color When the idea to use the freight tracks for passenger trains was first proposed in 1996 it included ten more miles that left queens and headed to the south Bronx making its way along the east side and terminating at co op city in east Chester That's now off the table with the governor's train line ending in Astoria Michael Johnson is cofounder of the community group south Bronx unite He points out The Bronx has been the least healthy county in New York State for several years now and could use more mass transit Why isn't the government not trying to increase quality of life for the burrow that's being left behind It's a disrespect It's beyond reason Well there's one reason It's another MTA project which is currently moving forward It's called pen access and it includes building four new metro north stops in The Bronx that terminate at Penn station Tom Wright is president of the regional plan association which first suggested using the old freight route for trains He agrees with the MTA and the governor that now isn't the time to add a connector to The Bronx I think the important thing is not to let the perfect be the enemy at a good but to move forward with these projects as they currently stand And the Brooklyn queens portion of the inner borough is a high priority just as pen accesses Pen access is expected to be completed in 2027 It's unclear when construction on the inter bro express might begin or what it will cost But it's quite likely whatever happens it will be for the next governor to decide Stephen nissen WNYC news This is morning edition from NPR news I'm Debbie Elliott And I'm a Martinez Should members of Congress be able to trade stocks They can now but have to disclose their investments but there's a new bipartisan push to ban lawmakers from making any stock picks at all NPR congressional correspondent dear to Walsh explains House speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn't personally trade stocks but thinks members of Congress should be able to We have free market economy that should be able to participate in that Under the current law known as the stock act lawmakers have to file a report when they buy or sell stocks within 30 days an increasing number of lawmakers have failed to do so That combined with recent federal probes about whether some profited off of information they learned on the job is fueling new talk about reforms and Kendrick Payne from the campaign legal center says polls overwhelmingly show support for changing the law Members of Congress are finally seeing that the public wants to know that they are not.

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01:37 min | 11 months ago

"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Wanna go inside Amy pearl WNYC news It's morning edition on WNYC on Michael hill being mayor of New York City is a tough job There's a steady drum beat of crises constant scrutiny and a vast workforce to manage double utilize Caesar Elizabeth Kim spoke with mayor Eric Adams to find out more about what kind of manager he is As Brooklyn borough president Adams oversaw a staff of roughly 60 people as mayor he's executive in chief in charge of around 400,000 city workers Two weeks in he's already facing a series of crises From the search and the reopening of public schools to the city's deadliest fire in decades Adams says he's setting a different tone at city hall We get on a Zoom call we were dealing with a very stressful situation A presentation And I told everybody before we do the presentation just stop for a moment and we're going to do a breathing exercise Like many of us he starts his day by using technology I'm a big believe in Google Docs I look at the Google to actually determine yay day I'm a meet with them or I'm going to have one of my deputy bases While many politicians say they are good managers experts say running a city is a whole different ball game You really do need a managerial system John mollenkopf is a political scientist at cuny I think it can be done well in a variety of different ways And that depends partly on that the personality and the leadership style of the mayor.

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01:46 min | 11 months ago

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"Op WNYC independent journalism in the public interest 93.9 FM and AMA 20 NPR news and the New York conversation From NPR news on Giles Snyder the U.S. is kicking off the new year with a surge in COVID cases and doctor Jeff potop says hospitals are struggling to keep up We have a really high volume of patients in the hospital right now They're really sick And many of them have COVID-19 Many of those are unvaccinated but we also have folks who just had their heart attack They have a new cancer diagnosis they had some sort of neurological emergency and were struggling to create capacity room whether that's beds or staff Doctor Paul up is an emergency medicine physician at the university of Wisconsin held system Meanwhile the nation's top infectious disease expert doctor Anthony Fauci says federal public health officials are now considering including a negative test for asymptomatic Americans as part of its latest guidance before ending isolation Amid the surge fueled by the omicron variant students in New York City are due back in classrooms today but some school systems and metro Atlanta starting the year with a virtual learning Rahul Bali is with member station W ABE When most kids got out of school two weeks ago the state of Georgia was average about 300 new COVID-19 cases a day for kids under 18 That number is now 1700 a day due to the automotive Major school districts like the city of Atlanta have only decided to do at home learning for the upcoming week some plan on returning to in person learning next Monday while others are taking a wait and see approach Reporting from member station W ABE.

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01:39 min | 1 year ago

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"With the WNYC bagu This sturdy versatile bag is made of heavyweight cotton canvas and features two different straps so that you can wear it across your chest or carried it in your hand I use it every morning when I come in the work It is sturdy And it has an inside pocket that zips is one of my favorites I like pockets that zip or button But the best part about this bag and getting this bag is that you will be supporting WNYC Support W NYC today called 8 8 8 three 7 6 9 6 9 two or go to WNYC dot org and click on the donate bag Matt $10 a month donation you get the best And it turns into 15 thanks to the Charles spear charitable foundation I can't think of a better bargain in Manhattan than that this morning No absolutely not This is the way to do it You get your bag You get your donation matched I'll give you that number one more time 8 8 8 three 7 6 WNYC 8 8 8 three 7 6 9 6 9 two or go to WNYC dot org and if I haven't said it a million times this morning then I have not said it enough Thank you so much for your support Thank you for listening Thank you for contributing Thank you for calling and thank you for getting your money matched Support for WNYC comes from the New York public library presenting the Polanski exhibition of the New York public library's treasures with items such as Winnie the pooh and Friends William Shakespeare's first folio and more open to all tickets at NYPL dot org slash treasures 20th century studios based on a true story the last duel stars Matt Damon Adam Driver Jodie comer.

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01:53 min | 1 year ago

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"8 8 8 three 7 6 9 6 9 two that's 8 8 8 three 7 6 9 6 9 two and you should do it soon Isn't that right chocolate I think so I think if you do before 8 o'clock we've got a really special bonus that we're going to offer to you on top of any other thank you gift that you might choose It is the WNYC knit hat And it is a perfect seasonal gift It is black with their WNYC logo emblazoned in red across it And it is yours when you make a gift when you make a donation to WNYC Anytime before 8 o'clock is this bonus offer is gonna go away at 8 o'clock So maybe you're interested in picking another thank you gift me I suggest the WNYC hoodie as a great complimentary gift That's our red black hooded sweatshirt with a zipper It also has the red WNYC logo on the front side Get my paring here both black garments with red WNYC logos very New York We have those hoodies available in a wide range of sizes You can see a photo of that Thank you gift which is yours at the giving level of $15 a month You can see a photograph of it at our website WNYC dot org and when you make that $15 a month donation for the WNYC hoodie as an example you can also get the WNYC knit hat as a bonus on top of that So all of that happens when you make your contribution right now because the bonus offer of the knit hat will go away at 8 o'clock It's our little in early morning incentive to energize you and energize the pledge drive this morning We hope that you will make a contribution at whatever level is comfortable for you but there's some suggestions as you're thinking about that Most importantly our phone number is 8 8 8 three 7 6 9.

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02:16 min | 1 year ago

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"Gluten free ingredients like oats quinoa almond and flaxseed available in stores and online at bob's red mill dot com It's weekend edition on WNYC good morning I'm David first We're also here with WNYC's Rebecca ibarra and we are here because this is our fall pledge drive at WNYC we're raising the money that pays for incredible shows like weekend edition throughout the pandemic listener support has carried WNYC like never before And we will continue to depend increasingly on contributions from our listeners that is why we're asking you to set up an ongoing monthly contribution that's called a sustaining membership You can become a sustaining member today with a phone call to 8 8 8 three 7 6 9 6 9 two You can also see images and find out about all the different thank you gifts when you go to WD WNYC dot org Thank you so much for listening Thank you so much for your support And when you make a monthly contribution of $12 a month we will thank you with a freshly baked Rus and daughter's chocolate babka Again $12 a month this morning and we will send you the freshly baked babka from our Friends at Ross and daughters They make their babka entirely from scratch and it has chocolate filling and it has coffee feeling their dough is super Chewy and delicious it swirled with the chocolate and the coffee it is excellent And David is showing me the baker right now Oh my gosh this is so good So if you become a sustaining member today at $12 a month we will send you that delicious babka as a thank you We know you don't do it for the babka You do it because you appreciate all the program you hear at WNYC But boy is this a really delicious and sweet thank you The way to donate is by going online at WNYC dot org clicking donate or by calling pick up the phone and call 8 8 8 three 7 6 WNYC that's 8 8 8 three 7 6 9 6 9 two and we will thank you with babka One of the few things that go together better than WNYC and Russ and daughters is your sustaining WNYC.

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Flash Floods From Ida Swamp NYC, Shut Down Subways

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01:09 min | 1 year ago

Flash Floods From Ida Swamp NYC, Shut Down Subways

Ida Will Become Major Category 4 Hurricane in Less Than 24 Hours

BBC World Service

00:52 sec | 1 year ago

Ida Will Become Major Category 4 Hurricane in Less Than 24 Hours

"Ida is gaining strength in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports. It's on a path to strike Louisiana's Sunday as a major hurricane. Evacuations are underway and at least five South Louisiana parishes and Governor John Bel Edwards has activated the state's national guard. To respond to what's forecast to be a devastating category for Hurricane Benjamin, shot with the National Weather Service in New Orleans says it will bring when gusts of up to 170 MPH 15 FT storm surge and nearly two FT of rain in some areas. This will be a life altering storm for those who are prepared. And ready to take what I'd is gonna throw at us later this weekend. Parts of Louisiana are still recovering from a record five tropical landfalls last year.

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U.S. Makes Room on Bases for Afghans

All Things Considered

00:43 sec | 1 year ago

U.S. Makes Room on Bases for Afghans

"Housed at seven military bases in the U. S, including one in New Jersey joint base, McGuire Dix Lakehurst will be able to hold up to 10,000 refugees in existing barracks or in temporary tents. Kourtney Madison is the officer director at Church World Service in Jersey City that helps asylum seekers and refugees, She says. Families are going to need a more permanent place to stay, and that's going to be difficult. We're already in a housing crisis with the pandemic. Um and this is kind of a large Surge of people who are going to need housing solutions, whether it's temporary or permanent. So far, almost 1200 refugees have arrived and all are medically screened when they get to the base. When the U. S

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Evacuations Resume After Suicide Bombing in Kabul

All Things Considered

00:49 sec | 1 year ago

Evacuations Resume After Suicide Bombing in Kabul

"The airport in Kabul Continue a day after a suicide bombing killed 13 U. S service members and more than 160, Afghans. NPR's Quil Lawrence reports with the August 31st deadline to withdraw U. S troops from Afghanistan quickly approaching, the Biden administration is still trying to evacuate thousands of people in mid warnings of additional attacks. We've heard these assurances from the president from the commander of Central Command. From the Pentagon today that this is an ongoing operation. They're continuing to get people out. Everything we could see on the ground points to an almost frozen process. In terms of getting people into the airport, they might be able to evacuate. People are already inside. But We're seeing Busses stalled outside and stopped by Taliban checkpoints. That's NPR's

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Biden Vows Retaliation for Attack That Killed Dozens in Afghanistan

BBC World Service

00:36 sec | 1 year ago

Biden Vows Retaliation for Attack That Killed Dozens in Afghanistan

"Attacks. President Biden held a moment of silence at the White House Thursday for those killed in Kabul. NPR's Windsor Johnson has more. On his response, President Biden is vowing retribution against Isis K, the terrorist group that has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack. Speaking from the White House, Biden warned that the U. S will hunt them down and that he's directed the Pentagon to draw up plans to strike back against the group. In the meantime, the president says the U. S will continue evacuation efforts at the airport in Kabul ahead of the August 31st deadline to fully withdraw

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Remembering Legendary Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie Watts

Q

01:59 min | 1 year ago

Remembering Legendary Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie Watts

"Charlie Watts joined the Rolling Stones in the early days of the band 1963. It was a bit of a left turn. His early interest was in jazz, percussion and I love this quote from Charlie about joining the band, he said. It meant decades of quote, seeing mixed bum running around in front of me. Which in a way sums up what Charlie did. He provided the steady beat for the group, a group of rock stars who unlike him, embraced the rock star lifestyle and the limelight. Today. We really wanted to start by talking to someone who can help us parse out how important Charlie's worked with the Rolling Stones was Rob Bowman is a Grammy winner and professor of music at York University, as well as a music writer. He first met Charlie Watts in 2000, and two when he was interviewing him for a Rolling Stones book. And he kept in touch with Charlie ever since. Hi, Rob. Thanks for joining us. Good morning. How are you? I am. Well, I want to say I'm really sorry for your loss. Um, what was the first thing that came to your mind when you when you heard the news that Charlie Watts don't I guess. Shock so numb stand, you know, I've been worried for several years. Sooner or later. One of the Rolling Stones are just it was going to pass away or get sick and they were going to be able to play and, uh Couple weeks ago, Of course, Charlie announced Buddy, You've got an emergency operation and wouldn't play the tour and I thought it was so weird that they were going to do the tour without him, because that's not like them. Keith had always said they would never play without Charlie and figure it out. And, of course, when he passed yesterday, my meat so it is. That's why they decided to play the tour. They knew Charlie was dying, and Charlie. I told him to go ahead play. What do you remember? What do you remember first about meeting him? What was he like? He was an amazing, gentle, humble man with an incredible mind for jazz

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Diabetes Has Surged Among US Youth, Decades-Long Study Finds

BBC World Service

00:51 sec | 1 year ago

Diabetes Has Surged Among US Youth, Decades-Long Study Finds

"On the rise among the nation's youth. A new study shows that Type one and type two diabetes have surged in those under 20. NPR's Ping Hong reports Over the past two decades, more and more young people have been diagnosed with diabetes. It's a chronic condition where the amount of sugar in the bloodstream is too high and can lead to serious health problems like heart and kidney disease. In the Under 20 age group, Type one diabetes has increased by 45% since 2000 and one Take two diabetes, which is linked to obesity has nearly doubled in that time, with the greatest increases seen in black and Hispanic youth. The reasons for the rise and diabetes are not totally clear, but could be related to rising rates of childhood obesity and exposure to environmental chemicals. The results published in JAMA, come from a long term research study funded by the CDC and the National Institutes of

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Oregon School Board Gets Backlash After Banning BLM, Pride Flags

All Things Considered

01:25 min | 1 year ago

Oregon School Board Gets Backlash After Banning BLM, Pride Flags

Pentagon Reports Over 37,000 People Have Been Evacuated From Kabul so Far

Q

00:59 sec | 1 year ago

Pentagon Reports Over 37,000 People Have Been Evacuated From Kabul so Far

Ryan Crocker, Former Ambassador to Afghanistan, Decries "Catastrophic" Withdrawal

Brian Lehrer

01:28 min | 1 year ago

Ryan Crocker, Former Ambassador to Afghanistan, Decries "Catastrophic" Withdrawal

Afghan Woman Gives Birth on US Military Flight

BBC World Service

00:19 sec | 1 year ago

Afghan Woman Gives Birth on US Military Flight

"An Afghan woman has given birth on border US evacuation aircraft in Germany, The U. S Air Mobility Command said the mother was traveling with her family from Kabul to Germany when she went into labor. Once the plane landed, US military medics delivered the child. Both mother and baby are well.

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The Sacklers Want Immunity From the Opioid Crisis

Morning Edition

01:43 min | 1 year ago

The Sacklers Want Immunity From the Opioid Crisis

"Trials underway in New York for Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. Members of Sackler family who owned the drug company have testified they bear no responsibility for the nation's deadly opioid epidemic. As part of the bankruptcy deal, the Sackler czar demanding immunity from lawsuits for themselves and for a network of companies and organizations. NPR addiction correspondent Brian Mann has been following this Brian you've reported before the Sackler want to clean slate for themselves, no more opioid lawsuits. But this deal in particular would also shelter a bunch of other people and companies from liability. How would that work? This has been a major flashpoint in this trial A and it was again yesterday as part of produce farmers bankruptcy settlement The sack Lear's who say they've done nothing wrong, have agreed to pay $4.3 billion to fund addiction treatment programs, but the Sackler want something really big. In return, their attorneys have drawn up this single spaced list of individuals, organizations and companies. This list runs for 12 full pages. If this deal is finalized, everyone on the list would be sheltered permanently from lawsuits linked to opioids and oxy cotton and from a wide range of of other lawsuits. And why does that matter? So this is interesting. Critics say the Sackler is in their empire are at the center of one of the biggest man made public health disasters in US history. Hundreds of thousands of people have died in this epidemic. Their company has pleaded guilty to federal crimes linked to the OxyContin business. First in 2000, and seven and again last year again, the Sackler is deny wrongdoing and have never been charged. But there are still big unanswered questions about how this prescription opioid crisis happened and who in the sack Lear's network might be liable. For some of the harm and let me give you

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The Show-Stopping Perseid Meteor Shower Is Here

Morning Edition

01:58 min | 1 year ago

The Show-Stopping Perseid Meteor Shower Is Here

"For space enthusiasts and skywatchers. That means one thing you can step outside, look up at the nighttime sky and see some fireballs. Those fireballs come from the Perseid meteor shower. Even NASA says it's the best meteor shower of the year. And Jackie Parity who's an astrophysicist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, does not disagree. Yeah, This is my favorite of all the meteor showers. She's been a fan for years. You never know when one of these fireballs is going to shake you to your core. So if you can spare the time late at night, head for a rooftop or open space and just look up, I can tell you that you maybe you'll get one a minute like the average or maybe you're going to get a really bright one or a really nice, colorful one. Depending on the chemistry of the dust, Faraday says. Sometimes you get really lucky. The unexpected thing is what you should be hoping that you're going to get which is a nice big Bright one that's going to outshine all the stars that's going to look like It's gonna scare you. Although it's a rare spectacle that's completely safe. All of the things that are burning up in the upper upper atmosphere like higher than planes fly. Are flecks of dust, which can burn up so bright that it causes you to react with excitement and joy because it looks like fireworks. But there's nothing large coming down at you were not getting hit with a bunch of big rocks. Fair T is a pro. So what's her best advice? The one thing that I always recommend that everybody bring with them when you watch a meteor shower. Is patience and of quiet contemplation isn't really your thing. Charity suggest bringing your friends or family. It's not going to be like home. Sorry. I was so engaged in our conversation. I didn't notice that gigantic fireball that just streaked across my face, you'll catch it. And she says, you will not regret it. Mhm.

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Black Church's 'Street Team' Encourages Connecticut Residents to Get Vaccinated

Morning Edition

01:59 min | 1 year ago

Black Church's 'Street Team' Encourages Connecticut Residents to Get Vaccinated

"Connecticut, a historically black churches, sending teenagers door to door over the summer to encourage residents to get the covid vaccine. Connecticut has one of the highest vaccination rates in the country. But it is a very different story in the town of Waterbury. Here's Ali Oshinsky from Connecticut Public radio. Police. Taylor is hitting 10,000 steps a day. A lot of them on hills and up to front doors to ask crime, ma'am, Are you interested in taking the Covid 19 vaccine? This person already got hurt. Oh, great. So I think we left the information Flyer. Yeah, right at your door. So if you do know anyone who's not vaccinated you can share with them. Thank you. Taylor is 15 and she's part of the Grace Baptist Church Street team. Every weekday morning, she and seven other teens pair up and walk around Waterbury, knocking on doors to have conversations like that one. I'll try to do you know my little bit what we do have people back at the church that will, you know, walk them through. There were ease. The process starts with the street team. Residents get a knock and a flyer. The teens were trained to ask a few questions and take down a phone number. If there's interest someone from a phone bank can call later to arrange an in home shot or transportation to a vaccine clinic. Grace Baptist pays the teens $15 an hour with funds from a state vaccine equity program. The pastor Christopher Reese, says this church is trying to make it as easy as possible for Waterbury residents to get their shot. Especially in black communities. My church, I think, is maybe 90% vaccinated. Why? Because their leader, their pastor has been pushing it now races trying to be that leader beyond his congregation. Connecticut ranks near the top for the percentage of residents that are fully vaccinated. But Waterbury lags behind the numbers are especially low among the city's black residents. Just around a third are fully immunized.

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CDC Urges Pregnant People to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Q

00:59 sec | 1 year ago

CDC Urges Pregnant People to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Pentagon to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine for U.S. Service Members

Morning Edition

01:57 min | 1 year ago

Pentagon to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine for U.S. Service Members

"On Covid 19. That's right. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin says he's going to ask President Biden for permission to make all members of the U. S military get vaccinated. He's expected to officially asked the president by mid September because of the Delta variant infections are rising in the military, along with much of the rest of the country. NPR national security correspondent Greg Murray joins us now. Good morning, Greg. Good morning, Debbie. Why now? The vaccine has been available for some time. Now, why hasn't the military ordered this already? Well, the military can give us troops all kinds of orders, but it can't force them to take a vaccine that is not approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA hasn't approved or fully approved any of the covid vaccines that could happen soon, But for now they have emergency authorization, so to make it mandatory for military members, President Biden will have to issue a waiver on national security Grounds and defense Secretary Austin said in his memo yesterday. That's exactly what he's going to do is to ask the president. If this just needs a presidential waiver, something that could have come sooner. Why wait till now? It seems there were several factors The military really does want the troops to buy in. So it's emphasized persuasion up to this point. And there was also some thinking The FDA approval was just around the corner, which would remove the need for a waiver also took some time to review some of the legal issues here. But with the Delta variants surging, the military seems to be saying it just can't wait and risk a new wave of covid cases. And we should note the military vaccine vaccination rate is very much in line with the overall rate among the US population. In both cases, a little over 60% are fully vaccinated, The military says. This just isn't good enough More troops need to get the shots. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby

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Major U.N. Report Warns Climate Change Is Accelerating

Morning Edition

01:59 min | 1 year ago

Major U.N. Report Warns Climate Change Is Accelerating

Taliban Takes Key Northern Afghan Cities as Battles Rage On

BBC Newshour

02:05 min | 1 year ago

Taliban Takes Key Northern Afghan Cities as Battles Rage On

"Taliban in Afghanistan. Say they have now captured three cities in the north of the country, and it's hard not to conclude that the fighting for control of the country is going the Taliban's way. The government has acknowledged that the city of Taloqan, capital of Takhar province, Has fallen to the militants, with sources saying some provisions. Provincial officials were still trapped. Earlier, the Taliban said they had also taken the cities of Konduz and sorry pool. But the Defense Ministry in Kabul said special forces were still inside Kunduz city taking the battle to the insurgents, and an Interior Ministry spokesman said Afghan forces were winning back control and would defeat the Taliban. No, I haven't to other ensemble. So how do you have? Well? Yeah, one. The Afghan security forces, backed by the Air Force have launched a clean up operation in Kunduz City. They have been making progress and have captured some areas of the city and the Taliban have suffered heavy casualties. The city will soon be cleared of the terrorists. Reinforcements have also been deployed in other high risk provinces, and these cities that the Taliban want to capture will soon become their graveyards Hardship. Bilal Sarwari is an independent journalist in Kabul, and he's been telling me about today's developments on the ground. Well, we know that there's very heavy fighting inside the city of Kunduz, with the Taliban, managing to seize control of the provincial governor's office, as well as the police headquarters in the center of the city. But we've also seen you know very heavy fighting between Afghan special forces commandos in the Taliban. One Kunduz resident told me that there was a rain of bullets and shrapnel that hit homes. People simply could not basically even venture out of their living rooms, let alone seeing the street. We know that most of the districts in Kunduz province did fall to the Taliban a few weeks ago, even a month or so ago without much of a fight, So the city of Kunduz was always besieged. The Taliban were always at the four gates of the

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"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

03:25 min | 1 year ago

"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"It was a guy named Michael Soleil at the University of California. At Santa Cruz, so I called him up. I said, uh You've been sighted. As the authority. Behind protecting 500 pairs of spotted owls. Which would be a substantial reduction from the current number said I have I never said that. What did you say? Michael? Well, the Forest Service called me up and we talked a bit and I told them that they should go look at a paper that our colleague of mine wrote. In which he studied fruit fly mating in a jar. And found that if you have 500 fruit flies They are randomly mating in the jar, and that's a sufficiently large population. To prevent a particular bristle hair mutation from becoming fixed in the population and taking over all I asked Michael, what does that have to do with spotted Alice? He said nothing at all. Has nothing to do with spotted owls. So 500 pairs came from a leap of logic straight out of a third grade biology. It was junk. But Andy couldn't halt logging until he had a better number, and no one had done that science. And he would have to find someone and put them on the case. Cross country search eventually led him to the evolutionary biologist Russell Landy in Maine. I remember sitting in a lobster shack on the coast of Maine. And Russ says I've been thinking about your owl question. And he grabs a butter soaked paper napkin. And starts writing formulas on it. Which is all Greek to me, he says. You know, this is how I'll go about solving it. He starts explaining it to me, and, uh and it was really quite elegant what he'd done. What Russell Landy had done was built on the math that one of his professors had developed for the farm bureau to help eliminate pests. Basically, his professor had modeled how many bugs you had to kill to wipe out an infestation. Such that the bug population couldn't recover and recolonized the crop. What rest did was he took that mathematics and flipped it on its head. But if you ran the numbers, the other direction you could figure out how many owls you needed to keep alive in order to ensure that they recovered and recolonized the forest. All the variables were basically the same. You needed to know how far an animal will travel to mate. Their odds of finding each other and their reproduction and survival rates plugged that into the equation, and you can figure out how much forest you need to be confident that every time an owl dies, a new one is born. Landes math showed that owls as a whole couldn't survive in a landscape unless about a quarter of it was mature old forest and that meant if we wanted to keep the owl alive, we'd have to stop cutting old growth almost immediately. So in 1989, they filed an injunction against the U. S. Forest Service. I walked up the hill. Downtown Seattle to the Federal District Court House walked into the clerk's office, uh and presented it to her. She looked at the caption..

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"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:54 min | 1 year ago

"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Have to step back 30 years to win this fight over the forests began the podcast series Timber Wars produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting. Is about how the fight over old growth force and a bird called the Northern spotted owl helped turn environmental conflicts into culture wars over how we manage our force today. Today we're re airing a show they produce for us from earlier this year. Reporter Aaron Scott starts the story with the protests that became known as the Easter Massacre. The Pacific Northwest has an image for many folks. It's one shaped by episodes of Portlandia, You know lots of Subaru's brunch lines and flannel Also nineties grunge music and tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon. Before all that the Pacific Northwest was a sleepier place, a damp corner of the country largely outside the national spotlight. It was a region dominated by a single industry. Logging. I started in the timber industries basically out of high school. Stefan Weaver lives in ST in Oregon. For a lot of his life. He worked as a tree faller also called the timber cutter. Basically, it was his job to cut down colossal trees with a chainsaw and shout timber. Yeah. You had a lot of pride in what you did. Some of 99% of the timber cutters. Did there was that one or 2% that were just there for the buck. But some of the best timber cutters came out of the Detroit Canyon. Detroit Canyon is inside Oregon's Willamette National Forest. It's home to some of the biggest and oldest trees in the world. Douglas fir, western, red, cedar, western hemlock, They can tower 300 ft into the air and stand eight FT wide. They feel like pillars holding up the sky, which is maybe why folks who saw them disappearing felt like the sky was falling for really all started with that North worry Devil sale, and it's impossible to pin down exactly when the timber wars started because they had a different beginning for everyone involved. For Stefan. It was in 1989 in these forests at the timber sale called the North Roaring devil. There was a lot of things that went on up there. Mm hmm. Back in March of 1989, Detroit Canyon was blanketed in snow. Still, Stephens bosses wanted him in there cutting we were snowmobiling in. We'd have to make two or three trips, you know, because we didn't have a dozen snowmobiles, but it was just a mess. The U. S. Forest Service makes up names.

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"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:36 min | 1 year ago

"wnyc" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"More about what they feed on. But it's also incredibly important for our environment. Here's ASHA divas on the Ted stage as well as dive to the depths to feed. And come up to the surface to breathe. They actually released this enormous fecal plumes. This whale pump, as it's called, actually brings essentially limiting nutrients from the depths to the surface waters where they stimulate the growth of fighter plankton that follows the base of all marine food chains. So really having more Wales in the oceans, pooping is really beneficial to the entire ecosystem. We also also known to undertake some of the longest migrations of all mammals. As they do so they transport fertilizer in the form of their feces from places that have it to places that need it. But what's really cool is that they're also really important after the death. Will caucuses provide a feast to some 400 odd species, including the eel shaped slime producing hagfish. Well. Caucuses are also known to transport about 100 and 90,000 tons of carbon, which is the equivalent of that produced by 80,000 cars. Per year from the atmosphere to the deep oceans and therefore help to Dili global warming. So over the 200 years of whaling. When we were busy killing and removing these carcasses from the oceans, we likely altered the rate and geographical distribution of.

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