The Two-Way
1:31 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

One Gear, One Goal: Bike Is 'Good To 100 MPH,' Builder Says

A bicycle built by British firm Donhou was created with the goal of hitting high speeds,€” perhaps including 100 mph.
Oli Woodman Bike Radar

Originally published on Tue April 16, 2013 4:28 pm

What does it take to ride a bicycle at 100 miles per hour? That's the question being explored by Britain's Donhou Bicycles and frame builder Tom Donhou, who has mounted a mammoth chainring onto a custom bicycle. He says the steel machine has already hit 60 miles per hour on the open road.

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The Two-Way
1:30 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

India Refuses Permission For Country's First Playboy Club

Indian Bollywood film actress Sherlyn Chopra at a media event in August for her appearance in Playboy magazine in Mumbai.
Strdel AFP/Getty Images

Hugh Heffner's empire has run afoul of conservative politicians in India, who have decided to halt plans for the country's first Playboy Club.

PB Lifestyle, the Indian firm with rights to the Playboy brand, had hoped that the club in the southwestern state of Goa would be the first of eight to be constructed over the next three years. They were hoping for as many as 120 such clubs in the coming decade.

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KRVS Local
1:29 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Apres Midi April 15: "Alice in Wonderland: A Contemporary Ballet"--Alex Cullota and Andres Proano

Interview 1: Alexandra Culotta and Andres Proano Present "Alice in Wonderland: A Contemporary Ballet," at Cite' des Arts on April 26-27 at 7:30 & April 28 at 2:00

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Music
1:14 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Medicine Ball Caravan, April 16

music programming with news and interviews on local arts and events, CD and concert ticket giveaways and live in-studio performances. BROADcasting is the operative word here. You can hear just about any form of music on the program ranging from Old-Timey and Bluegrass to classic and contemporary songwriters, Pop, Blues, Soul, Rock, Jazz, Poetry and the Avant Garde.

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The Two-Way
1:12 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers Unveil Immigration Bill

A group of eight bipartisan Senators has reached broad compromise on immigration reform.

The Gang of Eight, as they've come to be known, released highlights of the bill this afternoon. ABC News reports the bill would:

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Music
1:07 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Apres Midi, April 2: Willey Receives Authement Award & LaFleur Presents Earth Share Gardens Brunch

Interview 1: Dr. Robert Willey, the Coordinator of the Music Media Division, Receives the Dr. Authement Excellence in Teaching Award

Interview 2: Julie LaFleur, Chair of the Board of Directors for Earth Share Gardens, Presents a Brunch and Benefit for the Gardens

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Deceptive Cadence
1:07 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Appreciating A Pillar Of The Chicago Sound: Trumpeter Bud Herseth

The late trumpeter Bud Herseth, former principal player for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for over 50 years.
Jim Steere courtesy of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Originally published on Wed April 17, 2013 9:06 am

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Explosions At Boston Marathon
1:04 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Update On The Boston Marathon Bombings

President Obama makes a statement about Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon. Morning Edition co-hosts David Greene and Steve Inskeep speak to NPR reporters covering the story in Washington and Boston.

Music
12:41 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Apres Midi, April : Dr. Janis Guilbeau Is Awarded the Dr. Authement Award

Interview1: Dr. Janis Guilbeau, Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing, Is Awarded the Dr. Authement Excellence in Teaching Award

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Music
12:30 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Terminal Addiction, April 16

Classic and contemporary hard core punk and oi!

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