In declaring a national emergency Friday, President Trump tried to underscore the urgency of what he calls a national security crisis along the U.S. border with Mexico, while at the same time downplaying the gravity of his response. The president and his advisers couched the emergency declaration as a routine move by the executive branch to redirect money Congress has authorized, just as previous presidents have done dozens of times. Critics scoffed at that argument and accused Trump of an...
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Live From Studio A
This Chicago based alternative jazz trio will be in Columbus to perform at Copious Notes the evening of the 15th. Led by Joe Policastro on Bass, his bandmates are Dave Miller on Guitar and Mikel Avery on Drums. Thier new release, "Nothing Here Belongs", just came out on the 8th of February, and it's available for purchase through their website . Listen to their first Live From Studio A session, right here on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org and on Apple Music.
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Arts & Life
California plans to sue the Trump administration over the president's emergency declaration to fund construction of a border wall. Gov. Gavin Newsom joined state Attorney General Xavier Becerra to decry Trump's plan at a news conference Friday. They also hinted that a multistate lawsuit against the administration was imminent. "Donald Trump, we'll see you in court," Newsom said. "President Trump got one thing right this morning about his declaration when he said, 'I didn't have to do this.'...
Science, Technology & Environment
A mayor from another city that tried to land big tech companies might be starting to look pretty smart after Amazon canceled its plans for a New York City headquarters. Activists and local politicians said New York had given up too much for too little. But it doesn't have to be that way, says San Jose, Calif., Mayor Sam Liccardo, who refused to offer Amazon and another tech giant, Google, any incentives to locate in his city. Amazon's decision to back out of the New York City plan followed...