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  1. Homeless Vets: They're Not Just Single Men Anymore

    Overall, there are fewer homeless veterans these days. But that good news is tempered by the growing number of homeless vets with families, including many women.
    News · NPR Story
  2. Weekly Music News: The New Pornographers, Guided By Voices, and more

    This week in music news: drummer Kurt Dahle leaves The New Pornographers, Guided By Voices breaks up again, and more.
    OpenAir · Story
  3. Texas Appears To Step Back From Proposal To Sell Alcohol At Some Gun Shows

    The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission received hundreds of negative comments about the proposal. Staff of the commissioners deciding on the new regulations have advised against it.
    News · NPR Story
  4. Ozone Levels Bounce Back, Showing First Increase In 35 Years

    NASA says that a ban on CFCs enacted in the 1980s has contributed to a 4 percent rebound since 2000 in atmospheric ozone in mid-northern latitudes.
    News · NPR Story
  5. UNESCO Director Concerned About New School Year In Iraq

    Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO in Paris, calls for international help to protect Iraq's schoolchildren as they return to school.
    News · NPR Story
  6. My first record: Scott Carney

    In the days leading up to this year's Record Store Day on April 19, the OpenAir hosts will share the story of their first-ever record purchases, however memorable or misguided they may have been. Next up is weekend host Scott Carney.
    OpenAir · Blog Post
  7. Q&A: Why Teaching Music Matters

    From homeless parent to Ph.D., Margaret Martin has always believed in the power of music. She founded Harmony Project, which puts instruments into the hands of kids from L.A.'s toughest neighborhoods.
    News · NPR Story
  8. SeaWorld Hopes New Orca Habitats Will Stem A Tide Of Criticism

    The theme park says a 2013 documentary critical of its captive orca attraction has hurt its bottom line. Now, it's pushing back with a social media campaign and plans for new habitats for its whales.
    News · NPR Story
  9. Can $250K per year help prevent school shootings? State lawmakers think so

    As students at Arapahoe High School return to class after last month’s attack, state lawmakers are working to boost a program designed to prevent school violence.
    News · Story
  10. Review: 'Ices,' Lia Ices

    Singer-songwriter Lia Ices’ third effort a blend of international musical influences and electronica courtesy of guest producer Clams Casino. Its ten songs succeed as cohesive pop units without feeling heavy-handed.
    OpenAir · Story