Paris Holds Vigil To Mourn Notre Dame Fire Damage, Macron Vows Swift Reconstruction

Updated at 5:20 p.m. ET A day after flames leaped through Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris sparking fears the beloved building could be consumed, Parisians sang and prayed in processions through the streets and held vigils Tuesday evening at the grounds of the church that has kept watch over the city for more than eight centuries. The cathedral stood blackened with much of its roof gone, its spire collapsed and charred rubble inside, but it remained standing, its main structure and two towers...

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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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The Long Fight Over Mount Shasta Water

Arguments over water are par for the course in the West, but the situation in Mount Shasta has dragged on for a while. That's where Crystal Geyser plans to open a bottled-water plant, but is meeting opposition. The City of Mount Shasta's recent issuance of an industrial waste discharge permit moved things a step further, and drew protest from the group that uses the acronym W.A.T.E.R. and the Winnemem Wintu tribe.

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CapRadio Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler interviews California Gov. Gavin Newsom about his first 100 days in office.
Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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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Paradise, Calif., Water Is Contaminated But Residents Are Moving Back Anyway

Five months after the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history, the town of Paradise remains a disaster zone. Only 6 percent of the debris from last November's Camp Fire has been hauled away. Burned out skeletons of cars, piles of toxic rubble and blackened old-growth pine trees can still be seen everywhere. Before the wildfire, the population of Paradise was about 26,000. Today, it's in the hundreds. The extent of the latest crisis unfolding in Paradise is yet unknown:...

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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.

Tommy Emmanuel Live Session

Sep 3, 2010
Mark Butterfield

This archived live session features artist Tommy Emmanuel.

Darol Anger Live Session

Jul 13, 2010
Mark Butterfield

This archived live session from July 13th, 2010 features artist Darol Anger.


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