Wed July 6, 2011
Music Reviews

James Farm: Jazz Heavyweights Band Together

James Farm combines the talents of four in-demand jazz musicians: Matt Penman (from left), Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Eric Harland.
Jimmy Katz

In 2009, four busy jazz musicians — saxophonist Joshua Redman, pianist Aaron Parks, bassist Matt Penman and drummer Eric Harland — gathered on a rare off day to see what they might cook up together. Out of that came a band they call James Farm, and an album of the same name.

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Wed July 6, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

A Road Map For Ending Malaria Deaths

Gates Foundation

Late last year, the World Health Organization said it's possible to end deaths from malaria as soon as 2015.

It won't be easy, mind you. But widespread use of insecticide-treated nets and indoor spraying to kill mosquitoes have already helped a lot.

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Wed July 6, 2011
The Two-Way

U.S. Surrenders First Two Goals In Women's World Cup

Nilla Fischer of Sweden and America's Abby Wambach battle for the ball during their Group C match in the Women's World Cup. Sweden took an early 1-0 advantage in the match.
Martin Rose Getty Images

UPDATE at 3:20 p.m. ET: Sweden has scored after another U.S. penalty, as Nilla Fischer's free kick was deflected and got past Hope Solo.

The U.S. women's soccer team faces Sweden in the FIFA Women's World Cup Wednesday, trying to wrap up group play by winning Group C. But the Americans surrendered two goals in the first half.

Sweden went ahead 1-0 in the 14th minute, after defender Amy LePeilbet was given a yellow card for bringing down a Swedish player just inside the penalty box.

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Wed July 6, 2011
Beginnings: Pregnancy, Childbirth and Beyond

In Mozambique, A Fight To Keep Babies HIV-Free

Lucrecia Silva and her daughter, Helena, are both HIV-positive. They wait as a nurse in Macia writes a prescription for Helena's anti-retroviral drugs.
Andrea Hsu NPR

The southeastern African nation of Mozambique has some of the highest HIV rates in the world. Within Mozambique, Gaza province in the south of the country is a hot zone for HIV infection. There, 25 percent of people ages 15 to 49 are HIV-positive. Among women in Gaza, the number is even higher: Thirty percent are infected with HIV.

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Wed July 6, 2011

Nascar Scene in Lexington

Fans found themselves between two Nascar haulers in Lexington Wednesday.
Stu Johnson WEKU

Kentucky’s first Nascar Sprint Cup Race isn’t until Saturday.  But,  the racing frenzy is being felt far ahead of the competition and far away from the northern Kentucky track.

It wasn’t the roar of the nascar vehicles that race car fans heard in the parking lot..  It was the sound of idling trucks that transport race cars as they waited Wednesday in a Lexington parking lot.  Daytona, Florida native Ron Utter works on the cars and drives the truck which holds the Toyota driven by Tony Raines.  Utter says actual race cars rarely leave their trucks…and are only seen at the track.

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Wed July 6, 2011
The Two-Way

CNN Cancels Eliot Spitzer's 'In the Arena'

Eliot Spitzer.
Lorenzo Bevilaqua CNN

As part of a broader lineup shakeup, CNN cancelled former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer's political talk show "In the Arena." The move comes just nine months after CNN added the show to its lineup and five months after the show's original co-host Kathleen Parker exited because of low ratings.

The New York Times reports:

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Wed July 6, 2011
NPR Story

Government Shutdown Continues In Minnesota

Wednesday is the 6th day of the Minnesota state government shutdown. Republican and Democrat lawmakers there are locked in a battle over the state budget. Michele Norris talks to Minnesota Public Radio's Tom Scheck for a look inside the budget impasse.


Wed July 6, 2011
Culture And Traditions

Love It Or Hate It, Pregnancy 'Bible' Has A Lot To Say

Originally published on Wed July 20, 2011 3:52 pm

Courtesy of Workman Publishing

Since it was first published in 1984, What to Expect When You're Expecting has changed the way millions of women have experienced pregnancy.

With advice on everything from indigestion to postpartum depression, it's a detailed guide to virtually every moment of pregnancy — some say perhaps too detailed.

Dawn Baker didn't get the book at her baby shower last month, and she wasn't disappointed.

"I've actually been told that it's not a go-to resource anymore for modern-day women," Baker says.

'Is It Normal?'

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Wed July 6, 2011
National Security

Terrorism Case Re-Ignites National Security Debate

Photo reviewed by US military officials shows Camp VI entrance in Guantanamo where 70 prisoners were detained on Guantanamo October 2010.
AFP/Getty Images

Somali man Ahmed Warsame was picked up in the Gulf and interrogated by intelligence officials on a U.S. Navy vessel for two months before law enforcement agents came in to question him.

The FBI flew him to New York Monday, where he'll face a civilian trial on conspiracy and weapons charges that could send him to prison for life.

But the allegations against Warsame are nowhere near as important as what his case says about the Obama administration and the politics of national security.

First, the politics.

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Wed July 6, 2011
Eastern and Central Kentucky

Motion Filed for New Doneghy Murder Trial

An attorney for Glenn Doneghy, who was convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the hit-and-run death of Lexington police officer Bryan J. Durman on June 30, has filed a motion for a new trial. Attorney Sally Wasielewski, in the motion filed this week, says that jurors in the trial were allowed to walk freely around downtown Lexington during a June 30 lunch break — after deliberations had begun — when they should have been kept in a group and accompanied by a court bailiff. Wasielewski says this was a violation of Kentucky law.

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