Each Day That Passes, Pressure Grows For Chemical Inspectors Waiting In Syria

As chemical weapons inspectors wait to investigate an alleged strike near the Syrian capital of Damascus, former inspectors say the challenges the current team faces are daunting. The inspectors arrived in Syria on April 14, on a mission to investigate a suspected chemical attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma seven days earlier. Unconfirmed reports from the scene suggest that dozens may have died. But so far the inspectors have been unable to reach the location of the attack to verify the...

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JPR Live Session: Moon Hooch

If any band is a poster child for turning the power of positive thoughts and intention into reality, it’s the explosive horn-and-percussion trio Moon Hooch . In just a few short years, the group — Michael Wilbur, fellow horn player Wenzl McGowen, and drummer James Muschler — has gone from playing on New York City subway platforms to touring with the likes of Beats Antique, They Might Be Giants, and Lotus, as well as selling out their own headline shows in major venues around the country.

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Rare And Pretty Flowers High In Trinity Alps

If you don't like the scenery in any part of our region, you don't have to travel far for a change. Desert, ocean, mountains, forest... we've got all types of landscapes. And all kinds of things living upon them. The flora of the Trinity Alps takes center stage in a new book by Ken DeCamp called, appropriately, Wildflowers of the Trinity Alps . Just how different ARE the flowers up in the high country?

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It's The Hubble Space Telescope's Birthday. Enjoy Amazing Images Of The Lagoon Nebula

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8X-QIePGKM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iBx4nqWKn4 This month marks the Hubble Space Telescope's 28th anniversary, and as a gift to us earthlings, NASA and the European Space Agency are celebrating with a batch of stunning photos of the Lagoon Nebula, in all of its swirling, explosive beauty. The Hubble "has offered a new view of the universe and has reached and surpassed all expectations for a remarkable 28 years," the agencies said in a statement ,...

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Betting On Artificial Intelligence To Guide Earthquake Response

A startup company in California is using machine learning and artificial intelligence to advise fire departments about how to plan for earthquakes and respond to them. The company, One Concern, hopes its algorithms can take a lot of the guesswork out of the planning process for disaster response by making accurate predictions about earthquake damage. It's one of a handful of companies rolling out artificial intelligence and machine learning systems that could help predict and respond to...

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Erin McKeown

Mar 8, 2013
Qamuuqin Maxwell

This archived live session from March 8th, 2013 features artist Erin McKeown.

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
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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.

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