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.
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.
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.
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.