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WSNC General Manager visits Empowering YOU!

18 hours ago

Empowering You host Calvin Patterson covers the new General Manager's background, decision to pursue Public Radio, passion for the Jazz genre, his vision for the future of WSNC and other topics.

2018 Commencement Ceremonies Moved Indoors

19 hours ago

Due to predicted severe weather on Friday, May 18, the university has decided to move the Commencement Ceremony and Thursday’s rehearsals to its indoor location at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial (LJVM) Coliseum, 2825 University Parkway, Winston-Salem. Tickets will not be required.

Please plan to arrive at the coliseum early and consider carpooling, as heavy traffic is expected. Free guest parking will be available the Pepsi lot. Overflow parking also will be available at BB&T Field adjacent to the coliseum, with shuttle pick up at Bridger Field House.

2018 Spring Radio-a-Thon, May 14-20

May 11, 2018

The month-long celebration of WSNC 90.5 FM's 35th Anniversary continues with the 2018 Spring Radio-a-Thon, May 14-20.

Listen for special guests, Monday, May 14 on day one of the fundraiser.

To make a gift, visit our website, www.wsncradio.org, and click on the red button in the upper right corner that says, "DONATE." The site is secure and you are in charge. You may also call during business hours to speak with someone who will accept your gift at 336-750-2324.

Today's Schedule

A cease-fire brokered by the United Nations took hold in Yemen on Wednesday night. The U.N. hopes the break will allow humanitarian workers to deliver badly needed aid and pave the way for peace talks.

U.N. Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed announced the deal on Monday. A statement from the U.N. said Ahmed "has received assurances from all Yemeni parties" that they will abide by the Cessation of Hostilities that he negotiated in April.

Who will be the World Health Organization's next director-general? In September, the U.N. agency announced the six nominees, four men and two women, ranging from a cardiologist from Pakistan to a former punk rocker from Hungary. Over the next few months, WHO member-states will whittle down the list to one final candidate, who will succeed the current director, Dr.

It has been a crazy few days for Ryan Griffin, the guy behind the Read-to-a-Barber program we wrote about on the NPR Ed blog last week. He says the phone at The Fuller Cut in Ypsilanti, Mich., has been ringing nonstop since the story ran.

Maybe you did. Maybe you didn't.

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Lastly, in the spring of this year we went to Portland, Ore. And instead of talking to some bearded hipster, we talked to a straight-laced guy from Wisconsin, who also happened to be a star player for the Portland Trailblazers.

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BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME, the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Kurtis. And here is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Peter Sagal.

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Thank you, Bill.

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