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RootsWorld Radio

Schedule
88.5-2
Saturday
8:00 pm

Hosted by Cliff Furnald, RootsWorld Radio takes you on a tour across borders and genres, introducing you to music from far flung places and sometimes from right in your own backyard, wherever you live. It might be jazz from Italy, folk music from Madagascar, Balkan music from Knoxville or a touch of the avant-garde from Toronto. Each week is a global tour, with no boundaries and no limits.


NPR

'Getting On' Star Niecy Nash: 'I Never Wanted To Be Funny'

Nash says it took her a long time to see her comedic side as a gift, but she finally embraced it. Now her role as Nurse DiDi in the HBO comedy series has opened the door to more serious opportunities.
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Hops Coming Home: Loudoun County To Add Hop Production Facility

The first commercial-scale hop production and processing facility in the region is being planned out in Loudoun County, further adding to the region's burgeoning beer business.

NPR

Families Feel Sidelined As U.S. Reviews Hostage Policy

The White House is reviewing how it handles hostage crises following the brutal murders of Americans abroad, but families of hostages say they're often left out of the conversation.
NPR

Marine Corps Finds It Tough To Shut Down Sexist Facebook Groups

Female Marines are being humiliated and generally degraded by their peers on Facebook. The groups' pages are frequently shut down, but return within days due to a dedicated following.