Hurricane Irma Leaves Devastation Of 'Epic Proportions' In Caribbean

Updated at 4:20 p.m. ET A string of tiny Caribbean islands have been left stunned and devastated by the destructive force of Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest storms ever to hit the region. Some islands appear to have been spared, but others suffered loss of life and damage on a near-apocalyptic scale. Antigua and Barbuda In Barbuda, communications were severed as Irma made landfall just before midnight on Tuesday. Antigua, 25 miles to the south, dodged the full force of the storm,...

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JPR Live Session: Bhi Bhiman

Bhi Bhiman 's musical style has drawn a diverse range of comparisons from Rodriguez and Woody Guthrie to Nina Simone and Bill Withers. An accomplished guitarist and clever lyricist, it is Bhiman’s unique voice that truly sets him apart.

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Bike-Sharing Programs Catch On In Smaller Towns

Bicycle-sharing programs are not just for big cities. A number of cities in our region have started implementing bike share programs. In the Rogue Valley, the Rogue Valley Council of Governments has partnered with the City of Ashland to implement a community bike share program called “Rogue Bike Share” . Moves are also being made in Arcata and Eugene to crank up the community pedals.

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Democracy By Sneeze: When Wild Dogs Must Decide, They Vote With Their Noses

Humans the world over have devised varied ways to note the opinions of a group. Want to cast a vote? Take your pick between ballots, raised hands or inked fingers — heck, just shout "aye" if you can't be bothered to move. For all our electoral ingenuity, there is one method we can be reasonably sure no one's tried yet: sneezing. African wild dogs, though, apparently aren't afraid to get a little nasal when expressing their opinions. In a study published this week in Proceedings of the Royal...

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Hackers Accessed The Personal Data Of 143 Million People, Equifax Says

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bh1gzJFVFLc Equifax, an international credit reporting agency, has announced that a cybersecurity breach exposed the personal information of 143 million U.S. consumers. In a statement released Thursday , the Atlanta-based agency acknowledged that "criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files." Those files include data such as Social Security numbers, birthdates and addresses — and, Equifax adds, "in some instances...

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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.

Jonatha Brooke Live Session

Apr 22, 2010

This live session from April 22nd, 2010 features artist Jonatha Brooke.

Kara Grainger Live Session Archive

Feb 24, 2010
Mark Butterfield

This live session archive from February 24th, 2010 features artist Kara Grainger.

Andrew Bird Live Session

Jul 16, 2009
Mark Butterfield

This archived live session from July 16th, 2009 features artist Andrew Bird.

Jesse Cook Live Session

Jul 11, 2008

This live session archive from July 11th, 2008 features artist Jesse Cook.

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