NPR News http://blog.wlrn.org en NPR Special: U.S. Supreme Court Recap June 26 At 8:00 p.m. On WLRN http://blog.wlrn.org/post/npr-special-us-supreme-court-recap-june-26-800-pm-wlrn <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The U.S. Supreme Court is finishing its year with rulings on three major cases: affirmative action in college admissions, the pre-clearance requirements of the 1965 Voting Rights Act and the status of gay marriage (Prop 8 and DOMA.)</span></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:38:46 +0000 NPR News 16458 at http://blog.wlrn.org NPR Special: U.S. Supreme Court Recap June 26 At 8:00 p.m. On WLRN Anti-Drug PSAs: Do They Work? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/anti-drug-psas-do-they-work <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKLtVsRXGnI</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7aHf-GfvWQ</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zbsq5tmz6Lo</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub_a2t0ZfTs</p> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 20:56:00 +0000 NPR News 13168 at http://blog.wlrn.org Veteran: Risks In 1950s Bomb Test 'A Disgrace' http://blog.wlrn.org/post/veteran-risks-1950s-bomb-test-disgrace In 1957, Joel Healy witnessed one of the largest nuclear tests ever conducted on U.S. soil.<p>Healy was in the U.S. Army, stationed in the Nevada desert north of Las Vegas at Camp Desert Rock. He was 17 years old and a private first class at the time.<p>Healy drove dump trucks, moved materials, and built structures, like houses, that would be destroyed by the explosions so the Army could study the effects of a nuclear blast. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 07:22:00 +0000 NPR News 2772 at http://blog.wlrn.org Veteran: Risks In 1950s Bomb Test 'A Disgrace'