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Klamathon Fire Nears End As Lightning Starts New Fires

Summer lightning returned to the skies over Southern Oregon and Northern California on Sunday, just as Klamathon Fire managers were preparing to declare that fire 100% contained.

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JPR Live Session: Michael Rault

Michael Rault ’s second full-length, It’s A New Day Tonight , has its home in the darkness, like much rock and roll—many of its songs look at nocturnal activities, particularly sleep. “ Sleeping and dreaming were attractive concepts, ” says Rault. “ I was looking for an escape from a lot of frustrating and dissatisfying conditions in my day-to-day life. ”

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Curbing California Cow Burps: The Answer In The Sea

Methane is perhaps the most potent of greenhouse gases, and California has 1.8 million emitters of methane walking around on four legs. Dairy cows "give off" methane in ways you'd expect (think the back end), and ways you might not: they burp. Cow burps are methane-rich. But experiments at the University of California-Davis show that the addition of just a little seaweed to a cow's diet can greatly reduce the burps.

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Your Turn: When Parents Push Too Hard ... Or Not Enough

As a parent, did you ever push your child in ways you now regret – or not push enough? Or when you were a child, did you ever feel pushed too hard or not enough? These were the questions we posed to you, our audience, at the conclusion of our story highlighting a troubling situation in Ghana: Parents in the capital city of Accra are putting their kids in strict, academically focused preschools at ever younger ages – but tests suggest most kids aren't actually learning much. And when the...

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Tired Of Tiny Seats And No Legroom On Flights? Don't Expect It To Change

Most of us know the routine of boarding an airplane: First, there's the patient waiting in line at the gate, and then again on the jet bridge, and waiting yet again for fellow passengers to put luggage in the overhead bins, before finally it's your turn to find your seat and do the same. Now, actually getting into the that narrow window or middle seat is another problem. If you're like me, you suck in your gut, squeeze over the outer seats, twist, bend and turn to stuff a bag under the seat...

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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.

Ian Ethan Case Live Session

Sep 19, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

First discovered by JPR online, Ian Ethan Case's deft fingers and unusual approach to guitar playing left us all with a beautiful live session that featured an amazing piece he wrote for his new kalimba album.

Barr Brothers Live Session

Aug 31, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

The Barr Brothers brought their unusual musical setup (including pump organ and concert harp) into JPR's tiny studios for a live session and performances of songs from their self-titled album.

Jessie Harris Live Session

Aug 16, 2012

This live session from August 16th, 2012 features artist Jessie Harris.

Cory Chisel & the Wandering Sons Live Session

Aug 14, 2012

Cory Chisel, with help from Adriel Denae, visited with JPR's Eric Teel for one of our favorite live sessions. He played a few songs from his latest record Old Believers.

Ottmar Liebert Live Session

Jul 30, 2012

This live session archive from July 30th, 2012 features artist Ottmar Liebert.

Shook Twins

Jul 20, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

This archived live session from July 20th, 2012 features identical twins Katelyn and Laurie Shook, Niko Daoussis, and Kyle Volkman, who make up the band Shook Twins.

ZZ Ward Live Session

Jul 17, 2012

This live session archive from July 17th, 2012 features artist ZZ Ward and guests.

Jake Shimabukuro Live Session

Jun 28, 2012

This live session archive from June 28th, 2012 features artist Jake Shimabukuro.

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