Kavanaugh Accuser Rejects 'Arbitrary' Ultimatum Regarding Testimony, Gets More Time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4OjEksiJA4 Updated at 11:53 p.m. ET Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were in high school, rejected an ultimatum given by Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. Grassley had called for Ford's attorneys to respond by 10 p.m. ET Friday to a request for her to testify before the panel next week. If they did not reply, Grassley said, the committee would move ahead with a vote...

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JPR Live Session: Charley Crockett

Growing up with a single mother in San Benito, Texas, the hometown of Tejano star Freddy Fender, was not easy for blues singer Charley Crockett. Hitchhiking across the country exposed Crockett to the street life at a young age, following in the footsteps of his relative, American folk hero Davy Crockett, who also lived a wild life on the American frontier. After train hopping across the country, singing on the streets for change in New Orleans French Quarter, playing in New York City subway cars and performing across Texas, California, and everywhere in between, Crockett set off to travel the world and lived on the streets of Paris for a year before wandering in Spain, Morocco, and Northern Africa.

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Documentary Spotlights Grants Pass Firefighters

Wildfires plague our region every summer, threatening thousands of lives and livelihoods. So when director Alex Jablonski set out to make a documentary about the lives of firefighters out in the field, he looked to Grants Pass, Oregon.

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Where They Stand: Oregon's Gubernatorial Candidates On Immigration

Perhaps nothing on Novembers ballot has the potential to generate as much heat as Measure 105 , which will dictate the future of Oregons 31-year-old sanctuary law. A vote for Measure 105 would scrub the law, which limits how much help state and local police can give federal immigration enforcement officers. A vote against would keep the law in place. The battle lines on the debate are well sketched out. Corporations such as Nike and Columbia are joining dozens of other organizations,...

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After A Wildfire Destroys Their Home, Family Struggles To Find 'A New Normal'

Earlier this week, firefighters finally contained the Mendocino Complex Fire. It burned more than 400,000 acres and has been called the largest wildfire in California history . The devastation wreaked by wildfires is a reality that Monique and Cody Walker know well. Last fall, the couple had to flee their Santa Rosa, Calif., home with their five children when the 2017 Tubbs Fire swept through Sonoma and Napa counties. More than 4,000 homes, including the Walkers', were destroyed. Two months...

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California-based The Lonely Wild dropped by JPR to talk about their interest in the music of Ennio Morricone, and the tragic event that marked their recent recording session. 

Stephen Kellogg Live Session

May 15, 2013
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This archived live session from May 15th, 2013 features Stephen Kellogg.

Sara Watkins Live Session

May 14, 2013
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Sara Watkins dropped by JPR to talk about her nearly two decades in Nickel Creek, her guest host appearance on A Prairie Home Companion, and her newest album Sun Midnight Sun. Her brother Sean accompanies her on guitar and harmony vocals.

Ellis Paul & Rebecca Loebe Live Session

May 3, 2013
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Ellis Paul, now referred to as the "Dean of the Boston singer/songwriter scene," and Austin, Texas-based singer/songwriter Rebecca Loebe visited JPR to talk about their respective careers and play a few tunes ahead of their concert in Ashland.

Väsen Live Session

Apr 22, 2013
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This live session archive from April 22nd, 2013 features artist Väsen.

Colin Hay Live Session

Apr 10, 2013
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Singer/songwriter Colin Hay drops by JPR to talk about his years as a global rock star as the front man of Men@Work, the resurgence of his career after some fortuitous song placement in film and television, and his favorite European footballer.

Jamie N. Commons Live Session

Mar 23, 2013

The young British bluesman stopped by JPR for one of his very first US radio appearances, and gave us a special version of the tune that the TV Show The Walking Dead chose for it's theme song.

Anais Mitchell / Jefferson Hamer Live Session

Mar 18, 2013
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This archived live session from March 18th, 2013 features artists Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer.

Erin McKeown

Mar 8, 2013
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This archived live session from March 8th, 2013 features artist Erin McKeown.

Joshua James Live Session

Mar 5, 2013

This archived live session from March 5th, 2013 features Joshua James.

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