Notre Dame Cathedral Fire Extinguished; Spire Collapsed, Towers Still Standing

Updated on Tuesday at 5:25 a.m. ET Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the world's most famous churches, erupted in flames Monday in Paris, losing its spire but remaining otherwise largely intact after firefighters worked through the night to contain the fire. The commander of the Paris firefighter brigade, Jean-Claude Gallet, said Monday night that the cathedral's main structure and two towers of the cathedral had been saved. Firefighters said they had contained the flames by early morning local...

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JPR Live Session: The Brothers Reed (2019)

Despite their brotherhood, Aaron and Phil Reed didn’t start playing music together until five years ago after Phil left their hometown of St. Charles, Missouri to join Aaron in the unsullied mountains of the American Northwest. The brothers family blend of folk encapsulates the grit and humor of Midwest life with the swagger and serenity of the west coast. Their style evokes finger picking folk singers of the 60’s and 70’s with a contemporary and boundless edge. Cultivated from years of performing in bands ranging from heavy metal to reggae and rock, to punk, country, and funk, their musical dichotomy is at the root of their diverse yet seamless folk-brand.

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From "Speak" To "Shout" On Sexual Assault

Laurie Halse Anderson 's groundbreaking 1999 novel, "Speak," is credited with opening a new phase in the national dialogue about sexual assault and consent. In a unique memoir told in free-verse poetry, Shout , Anderson shares her own experience of sexual assault. The book denounces society's failures in dealing with sexual aggression, and boosts the people with the courage to speak up in the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.

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CapRadio Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler interviews California Gov. Gavin Newsom about his first 100 days in office.
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Interview: Gavin Newsom Reflects On First 100 Days As California Governor, Sanctuary Policy, Wildfire Liability And Taxes

CapRadio Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler interviews California Gov. Gavin Newsom about his first 100 days in office. Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio California Gov. Gavin Newsoms response to President Trumps recent and repeated claims that the federal government should place Central American migrants seeking asylum in sanctuary cities? Its already happening. Thats what theyre doing, Newsom told CapRadio during an interview in his office at the state Capitol on Monday. Theyre sending folks...

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‘The Federal Government Really Jacked Us’: How Trump’s Tax Cuts Are Working Out For Californians

For communications professor Jason Jarvis and his wife, Jun, California just got more expensive. The Inglewood couple, who last year paid $16,000 in state and local taxes, were only able to deduct $10,000 of it from their federal taxes this year.

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Bee Eaters Live Session

Feb 8, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

The Bee Eaters, featuring State of Jefferson locals Tristan and Tashina Clarridge, with Simon Christman returned to JPR to showcase their new trio sound.

Catherine MacLellan Live Session

Aug 27, 2011

This live session archive from August 27th, 2011 features artist Catherine MacLellan.

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings Live Session

Aug 1, 2011

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings are a Canadian folk rock/alternative country band with blues and country influences. The group was formed in 1996 and features the amazing songwriters Tom Wilson, Stephen Fearing, and Colin Linden.

Secret Sisters Live Session

Jun 22, 2011

This live session archive from June 22nd, 2011 features the band Secret Sisters, which is composed of Laura and Lydia Rogers.

William Fitzsimmons Live Session

May 9, 2011

This archived live session from May 9th, 2011 features artist William Fitzsimmons.

Pato Banton Live Session

May 3, 2011

This live session archive from May 3rd, 2011 features artist Pato Banton.

Cas Haley Live Session

Mar 27, 2011
Qamuuqin Maxwell

This archived session from March 27th, 2011 features Cas Haley.

Chris Smither Live Session Archive

Feb 27, 2011

This archived live session from February 27th, 2011 features artist Chris Smither.

Meg Hutchinson Live Session

Nov 19, 2010
Geoff Riley

This live session archive from November 19th, 2011 features artist Meg Hutchinson.

Wood Brothers Live Session

Sep 20, 2010
Mark Butterfield

This live session archive from October 20th, 2009 features band The Wood Brothers, made up of brothers Chris and Oliver Wood and full-time band member Jano Rix.

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