[7 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
New York Times Op-ed makes the Front Page

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
The New York Times usually doesn’t make news, it just reports it. But on Friday, the esteemed newspaper did something quite different. For the first time since 1920, the Times posted an opinion piece on page A1, otherwise known as the front page. Since the front page of the New York TImes is considered to be the home of the most important news of the day, this must have been really important. What was it about? Well, the title was “End The Gun Epidemic in America”. This …

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[7 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
The New York Times usually doesn’t make news, it just reports it. But on Friday, the esteemed newspaper did something quite different. For the first time since 1920, the Times posted an opinion piece on page A1, otherwise known as the front page. Since the front page of the New York TImes is considered to be the home of the most important news of the day, this must have been really important. What was it about? Well, the title was “End The Gun Epidemic in America”. This …

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[4 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
According to multiple sources, Scott Weiland, the lead vocalist of such bands as Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, passed away last night on a tour bus in Minnesota at the age of 48. The cause of death is so far uncertain, but due to his history of alcohol and drug abuse, it’s likely this contributed heavily to his death. On Pilots’ facebook page, this message was posted:

“Dear Scott,
Let us start by saying thank you for sharing your life with us.
Together we crafted a legacy of music …

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[30 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
Last Friday, while we were off air, there was a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The attack left 3 dead, one of which was a responding police officer. Reports have come in saying the attacker chanted “No more baby parts” during his arrest. Planned Parenthood has been a frequent target for Republican presidential candidates of late as an example of why abortion should be banned, while frequently ignoring the many other facets of the women’s health organization. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has …

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[23 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
According to multiple sources, Brussels, the capital of Belgium, has been on high alert for the last weekend, with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel saying the nation will remain at such a level, warning of an imminent attack. This is all in response to the attacks on Paris on the 13th. On Sunday, according to multiple international sources, raids were carried out across the city, leading to 16 arrests, 4 of whom have been charged with terrorism related charges. The other 12 have been released. All of …

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[20 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

Kevin Mesquita, WHRW News
For the first time, engineers have created vibrating tissue that hums in tune with normal, human vocal cords (AKA: organic artificial vocal cords). This bioengineered tissue opens a route to developing new therapies for people who have lost their voice due to surgery or disease. The engineered tissue appears to be indistinguishable from normal vocal cords in animal testing. Around 30 percent of Americans have experienced a voice-related issue during their lifetimes so this new development can lead to the improvement of many lives.
http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/7/314/314ra187