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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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.

Pato Banton Live Session

May 3, 2011

This live session archive from May 3rd, 2011 features artist Pato Banton.

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