To figure it out, we dove into this database compiled by Arizona State University.
KPLU Evening Jazz host Abe Beeson was honored to introduce the amazing "little orchestra" from Portland, OR, Pink Martini to a joyous crowd at the Orpheum Theatre for this year's TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival.
We know now that anesthesia for a screening colonoscopy is covered with no cost sharing as a preventive service under the health law. As a plan administrator, I am also struggling to find guidance on how to handle bowel prep kits for colonoscopies.
The FIFA officials were arrested May 27, and the extradition request, submitted by the U.S. Embassy in Bern, came within the deadline laid down by the bilateral extradition treaty between the U.S. and Switzerland.
As we reported in May, the U.S.
The economy added 223,000 jobs last month as unemployment fell to its lowest rate since 2008, the Labor Department said Thursday. The Jobless rate dipped to 5.3 percent from 5.5 percent in May.
However, the number of net new jobs added in May was revised down to 254,000 from 280,000 previously reported.
You’re looking to get away for a weekend, but the Fourth of July (or maybe the summer in general) kind of crept up on you. KPLU travel expert Matthew Brumley says have no fear: There are still plenty of options.
First, this late in the game you'll need to be flexible. But there are some tricks you can use:
Make a list. Pick three places you’d like to go, and if possible, three weekends you’re able to go. Be prepared for a combination.
Who said that? It was Katie Couric at American University last year.
Who knew that a commencement address could get stuck in your head? Well, the best of these speeches have a lot in common with a great pop song.
Jay Neal is in charge of Georgia's new office of re-entry.
"We suffered a lot in our journey," says Wafaa Ahmed, a widow who walked for days with three sick children.
Because of the Independence Day holiday, the unemployment report is being released on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. ET. It is normally issued on a Friday.
The U.S. economy slowed a lot over the winter, but as the weather has improved so has the job market.
When Tracey Croisier was five years old, she began having seizures.
Her family was living in Taiwan. By the time she was nine, they had moved back to the United States. Her parents took her to a doctor. He explained to the family that her condition, epilepsy, was so severe it would prevent Tracey from ever driving, holding a job or living independently.
And then the expert added that she should never have kids.
The state is cracking down on handicapped parking abuse. Beginning tomorrow, July 1st, you’ll need a doctor’s prescription in order to get a disabled parking placard. It was rampant misuse and abuse of disabled parking permits that prompted the Washington state legislature to act.
In Seattle, a 2013 auditor’s report showed a loss of $1.4 million a year in parking meter fees due to people cheating the system.
Under the new state law, according to Department of Licensing spokesman David Bennett, penalties for cheating are tougher.
“Illegally obtaining or selling a special parking placard is now a gross misdemeanor instead of an infraction,” Bennett said.
Meaning, you could face criminal charges and a fine of $250 dollars.
"The numbers tell us that more Californians are stepping up to help make their communities more water secure, which is welcome news in the face of this dire drought," said State Water Board Chair Felicia Marcus, in the press release.