DOJ Plans To Ask The Supreme Court To Intervene On DACA

As the prospect of a long-term immigration deal for young people who were brought to the country illegally as children dwindles , the Justice Department is appealing a court ruling that blocked the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The department says it will take "the rare step" later this week of filing a petition asking the Supreme Court to intervene. A federal judge in California temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to...

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JPR Live Session: Esmé Patterson

Originally from Colorado and initially part of the folk band Paper Bird with her sister Genevieve, Esmé Patterson has increasingly let loose her inner rocker on each new solo album — particularly on her third record, released in June of 2016, titled We Were Wild .

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Ashland Author Keeps On Trucking: "Lullaby Road"

It's true that we do not put a lot of fiction authors on the air; it's just hard to introduce characters and plots on the radio. It's also true that our region is home to several published authors of fiction. James Anderson of Ashland just saw his second novel published, Lullaby Road . It is another story of Ben Jones, the trucker introduced in Anderson's The Never-Open Desert Diner , which won critical praise. Ben and his truck find further adventures on lonely Route 117 in the Utah desert.

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The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan Dies At 46

Updated Jan. 16 at 10:50 a.m. ET Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of the Irish band The Cranberries, has died suddenly at age 46. O'Riordan defined the sound of The Cranberries — with hit songs like "Linger," "Salvation" and "Zombie." She brought a particularly Irish inflection to pop charts around the world, particularly in the 1990s. Her publicist confirmed that O'Riordan died suddenly Monday in London, where she had been recording. London's Metropolitan Police said in a statement Tuesday...

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Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions

This year, trucks and other heavy-duty motors in America will burn some 3 billion gallons of diesel fuel that was made from soybean oil. They're doing it, though, not because it's cheaper or better, but because they're required to, by law. The law is the Renewable Fuel Standard, or RFS. For some, especially Midwestern farmers, it's the key to creating clean energy from American soil and sun. For others — like many economists — it's a wasteful misuse of resources. And the most wasteful part of...

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Joshua James Live Session

Mar 5, 2013

This archived live session from March 5th, 2013 features Joshua James.

Nels Andrews Live Session

Jan 23, 2013
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Singer/songwriter Nels Andrews visits with JPR's Eric Teel about his move from the American southwest to New York, and performs songs from his new album Scrimshaw.

Steph Macpherson Live Session

Jan 21, 2013

This live session from January 21st, 2013 features artist Steph Macpherson.

Matt the Electrician Live Session

Dec 13, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Austin singer/songwriter Matt the Electrician plays a few tunes live and talks about growing up in the State of Jefferson, rubbing elbows with the cast of Star Wars, and his life making music in Austin, Texas.

Lindi Ortega Live Session

Dec 12, 2012

The extraordinary Nashville-based Canadian retro-country singer and songwriter Lindi Ortega performs the title track from Cigarettes & Truckstops, plus one beautiful Hank Williams tune.

Tony Trischka and Territory Live Session

Nov 20, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Banjo virtuoso Tony Trischka and members of his band Territory perform a few tunes and talk about the history and progression of banjo in America.

Harry Manx Live Session

Nov 9, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Canadian bluesman Harry Manx visits with JPR's Eric Teel and plays a few songs on his mohan veena.

Kaki King Live Session

Oct 26, 2012

Guitar god Kaki King sits down with JPR's Eric Teel for conversation and live performance of songs from her latest release, Glow.

Field Report Live Session

Oct 15, 2012

Milwaukee-based band Field Report stop by the JPR studios to talk about their debut album and perform a few songs.

Mindy Smith Live Session

Sep 24, 2012

This live session archive from September 24th, 2012 features artist Mindy Smith and friends.

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