Studio B
3:40 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Wednesday, May 30th at 2pm: STEVE KIMOCK

Whether jamming with Zero, Bruce Hornsby, The Other Ones, Rhythm Devils, Ratdog, Phil & Friends, or with his own band, guitarist Steve Kimock dials it in whenever he's on stage.  His latest tour includes giants Bernie Worrell, Andy Hess, and Wally Ingram among others backing him up.  They play Asheville's Grey Eagle Wednesday night, and Kimock joins us in Studio B that afternoon with, at the very least, his guitar.  





The Two-Way
3:33 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

U.N. Nuclear Watchdog Finds Traces Of More Highly Enriched Uranium In Iran

In its periodic report on Iran's nuclear program, the United Nation's nuclear watchdog said it found traces of uranium enriched to a level higher than it had previously reported.

NPR's Mike Shuster filed this report for our Newscast unit:

"When International Atomic Energy Agency monitors carry out routine inspections of Iran's nuclear facilities, they take environmental samples to help them determine the nature of uranium enrichment underway.

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Shots - Health Blog
3:27 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Backers Of Cost-Free Coverage For Birth Control Fault Legal Challenges

Andrew Shaw iStockphoto.com

You know all those lawsuits now pending around the country charging that the Obama administration's rule requiring most health insurance plans to offer no-cost contraception is a violation of religious freedom?

Well, a whole bunch of supporters of the rule are chiming in now to say that argument has no legal merit.

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New Tunes at Two
3:04 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Thursday, May 31st: RHETT MILLER - The Dreamer

Monday, May 28th: LIL' ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS - Jump Start

Tuesday, May 29th: EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS - Here

Wednesday, May 30th: TREME: Music From the Original HBO Series, Season 2

Thursday, May 31st: RHETT MILLER - The Dreamer

 

New Tunes at Two
3:02 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Wednesday, May 30th: TREME: Music From the Original HBO Series, Season 2

Monday, May 28th: LIL' ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS - Jump Start

Tuesday, May 29th: EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS - Here

Wednesday, May 30th: TREME: Music From the Original HBO Series, Season 2

Thursday, May 31st: RHETT MILLER - The Dreamer

 

New Tunes at Two
3:01 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Tuesday, May 29th: EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS

Monday, May 28th: LIL' ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS - Jump Start

Tuesday, May 29th: EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS - Here

Wednesday, May 30th: TREME: Music From the Original HBO Series, Season 2

Thursday, May 31st: RHETT MILLER - The Dreamer

New Tunes at Two
2:59 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Monday, May 28th: LIL' ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS - Jump Start

Monday, May 28th: LIL' ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS - Jump Start 

Tuesday, May 29th: EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS - Here

Wednesday, May 30th: TREME: Music From the Original HBO Series, Season 2

Thursday, May 31st: RHETT MILLER - The Dreamer

 

Shots - Health Blog
1:58 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

MIT Builds A Needle-Free Drug Injector

MIT

The needle and syringe are icons of modern medicine.

But a device developed at MIT to squirt medicines quickly and pretty much painlessly through the skin suggests that the future of medicine could be needle-free.

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It's All Politics
1:39 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Inhale To The Chief: More Details Of Obama's Pot-Smoking Youth Revealed

A Punahou School yearbook class photo from 1976 that includes the 9th grader who would grow up to become President Obama, but not before he smoked a lot of pot first.
Anonymous AP

Originally published on Tue May 29, 2012 4:37 pm

The first sneak peak a few weeks back inside journalist David Maraniss' highly anticipated biography of President Obama served up glimpses of the president as a young man in romantic relationships, with information gleaned from early girlfriends.

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The Two-Way
1:38 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

'Football To Fight Against War': South Sudan Joins FIFA

After decades of war, football signals hope. In this photo, South Sudanese soldiers travel by truck near the frontline with Sudan on April 24.
Goran Tomasevic Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Fri May 25, 2012 1:43 pm

For South Sudan, 2011 was monumental. After decades of war, South Sudan became its own nation.

But as NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton has told us, that process of emerging from a conflict with its northern neighbor that left it poor and isolated, has been fraught with more fighting.

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