With Shutdown Looming, Trump Is Tweeting Out Demands. Will He Stick By Them?

"I also protect myself by being flexible. I never get too attached to one deal or one approach." Those words from Donald Trump's The Art of The Deal may be giving congressional Republicans some hope this week. That's because Congress is facing a midnight Friday deadline to pass legislation to keep the federal government fully open — or face a partial government shutdown precisely on President Trump's 100th day in office. Government shutdowns are not unheard of, but those in recent memory came...

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JPR Live Session: Caitlin Canty

Caitlin Canty delivers her songs with a dusky alto and a 1930’s Recording King guitar. Her breakout record Reckless Skyline features an all-star band on twelve songs that veer nimbly between country ballads and straight-up rockers, dark blues and sparsely arranged folk. Produced by Jeffrey Foucault, Reckless Skyline garnered glowing praise from NPR, among others. The San Francisco Chronicle lauded Canty’s, “ casually devastating voice and unshakable poise, ” and her “ easy way with folk, blues and country motifs. ”

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The Age Of Bad Behavior Analyzed

Eden Collinsworth wrote a book for Chinese people on what to expect when interacting with Western business people. Now she feels compelled to understand the way Westerners act to each other (if that can, in fact, be understood). Collinsworth's new book is Behaving Badly: The New Morality in Politics, Sex and Business . It examines what she charitably calls the "flexibility" in morals demonstrated in today's America.

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What Fish Is Good For Me And The Planet? New Documentary Explores

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4jzRHnNxY0 Facts about the virtues of eating fish can be slippery. On the one hand, fish provide protein and omega-3 fatty acids, the substance in fish oil supplements, which is thought to boost cognitive health . Plus, unlike cows , fish don't belch vast amounts of the greenhouse gas methane into the air. So, fish should be good for your health and the environment. But the science of omega-3 benefits is far from settled , and as fish farming grows to keep up...

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Changes To Federal Insurance Plans Could Hurt Families Of Chronically Ill Kids

Kids with chronic conditions are especially vulnerable to health insurance changes, relying as they often do on specialists and medications that may not be covered if they switch plans. A recent study finds that these transitions can leave kids and their families financially vulnerable as well. The research, published in the April issue of Health Affairs , examines the spending impact of shifting chronically ill kids from the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to policies offered on...

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Tim Snider Live Session

Apr 17, 2012

This archived live session features artist Tim Snider.

Anais Mitchell Live Session

Apr 2, 2012

This live session archive from April 2nd, 2012 features artist Anais Mitchell.

Amy Ray Live Session

Mar 26, 2012

This live session archive from March 26th, 2012 features artist Amy Ray.

Elliott Brood Live Session

Mar 1, 2012

This live session archive from March 1st, 2012 features artist Elliott Brood.

Los Lonely Boys Live Session

Feb 20, 2012

This live session from February 20th, 2012 features band Los Lonely Boys, which is composed of brothers Henry Garza, JoJo Garza, and Ringo Garza, Jr.

Bee Eaters Live Session

Feb 8, 2012
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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.

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