In The Mode
12:44 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

In The Mode: March 17, 2013 - Josquin Desprez

Josquin Desprez

This week on Valley Public Radio's In the Mode, host Kristina Herrick brings us selections from two recordings featuring the music of the Franco-Flemish composer Josquin Desprez.

Featured Recordings: 

TITLE - PERFORMER -  CD #

Motets et Chansons - The Hilliard Ensemble - EMI 749209

Adieu, mes amours, Chansons  -  Ensemble Clement Janequin  - harmonia mundi 1951279

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Shots - Health News
12:31 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Doctors: Bench Athletes At First Concussion Sign

Robert Monges, a coach for James Lick High School, checks tight end Dominic Brewster for a concussion during a football game played in Morgan Hill, Calif., in 2006.
Patrick Tehan San Jose Mercury News/MCT/Landov

Originally published on Tue March 19, 2013 8:34 am

Figuring out whether a child who might have a concussion should stay in the game just got easier, thanks to this one-word answer from the nation's neurologists: No.

Today the American Academy of Neurology chucked 15-year-old rules that confused pretty much everybody, from parents and coaches to kids and doctors.

Instead of talking about various symptoms and concussion grades, the neurologists now say that the best offense is defense.

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The Two-Way
12:28 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Tiger Woods, Lindsay Vonn Make It Official: 'We Are Now Dating'

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods.
Photos courtesy of: Tiger Woods/Lindsey Vonn

Originally published on Mon March 25, 2013 11:51 am

We promise, we'll get back to real news in a little bit. But first: After weeks of rumors, the sports icons Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn have made it official: They are dating.

"I guess it wasn't a well-kept secret but yes, I am dating Tiger Woods," Vonn, the Olympic gold medalist ski racer, tweeted.

Both Vonn and Woods, who is a 14-time major golf champion, also posted photographs of themselves on their Facebook pages.

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Music
12:26 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

The Oasis: March 17, 2013

Vince DiCiccio, host of The Oasis

The Oasis – Playlist – 3-17-13 – Vince DiCiccio

9:00 – 10:00

Bill Harris Quintet – This Time the Dream’s On Me – Self-Prod – “Stablemates” (B. Golson)

Monty Alexander – Uplift2-Higher – Jazz Legacy 1020 – “Night Mist Blues” (A. Jamal)

Christian Howes w/ Richard Galliano – Southern Exposure – Resonance Records 1020 – “Cubano Chant” (Ray Bryant)

Mark Weinstein–Todo Corazon-The Tango Album–Jazzheads 1198– “El Lloron” (Weeper)

Elemental by Aguanko (Alberto Nacif) – PKO Records 060 – “La Bicicleta”

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Sunday Baroque
12:21 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Sunday Baroque: March 17, 2013

  First Hour

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Latin America
12:20 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Three Decades On, Ex-Guatemalan Leader Faces Genocide Charges

Guatemala's former dictator Efrain Rios Montt arrives in court Jan. 31 in Guatemala City to stand trial on genocide charges. On Tuesday, the prosecution will present its case in the trial.
Moises Castillo AP

Originally published on Mon March 18, 2013 6:44 pm

In a Guatemalan courtroom Tuesday, prosecutors will present their case against a former military dictator who ruled during one of the bloodiest periods in the Central American nation's 36-year civil war.

Efrain Rios Montt is accused of genocide in the murder of tens of thousands of Guatemala's Indians. Human rights advocates and the families of victims have struggled for years to bring him before the court, and they say it is the first trial in Latin America of a former president in the country where he ruled.

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NPR Story
11:04 am
Mon March 18, 2013

A Decade Later, What Was Accomplished In Iraq

Originally published on Mon March 18, 2013 11:16 am

Transcript

TOM GJELTEN, HOST:

Ten years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq. This is an NPR news special. I'm Tom Gjelten. Neal Conan is away. March 2003, U.S. troops sped up across the desert from Kuwait into Iraq. The goal was to topple Saddam Hussein, a brutal dictator. Resistance to the invasion was light. Within weeks, the Hussein regime had fallen.

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NPR Story
11:04 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Op-Ed: College Basketball Has Lost The Madness

Longtime sports columnist Dave Kindred says college basketball has changed for the worst.
iStockphoto.com

Originally published on Wed March 20, 2013 11:58 am

March Madness is officially here. Starting Tuesday, 68 college teams will compete for a spot at the NCAA men's championship on April 8. As millions across the country fill out brackets and enter office pools, this season has left longtime sports columnist Dave Kindred yearning for the good old days.

In a piece in The Washington Post, he argues that college basketball has lost its way.

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NPR Story
11:04 am
Mon March 18, 2013

As Consumers Jump Ship, News Outlets Shift Priorities

Originally published on Mon March 18, 2013 11:44 am

Americans are abandoning their long-trusted news outlets in high numbers. According to a Pew Research Center report, 31 percent of Americans say they have deserted a particular news outlet because it no longer provides the information they want.

The Salt
10:58 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Some People Really Can Taste The Rainbow

A select group of synesthetes can truly "taste the rainbow."
Photo illustration by Daniel M.N. Turner NPR

Originally published on Tue March 19, 2013 8:23 am

Plenty of us got our fill of green-colored food on St. Patrick's Day. (Green beer, anyone?) But for some people, associating taste with color is more than just a once-a-year experience.

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