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After a national search, NPR announces that Mary Louise Kelly will officially move into the All Things Considered host chair on January 17, following Robert Siegel’s retirement. Mary Louise combines sterling editorial judgment, intellectual depth and rigor, and a broad array of interests with a collaborative spirit. She will be a strong partner to the rest of the ATC team.

Chris Thile announced to audiences on Saturday evening that the new name for his weekly variety show will be Live from Here. The host shared the news during the show’s live opening at The Town Hall. Produced by American Public Media (APM), Live from Here is the new name for A Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile. Thile has hosted the program for the past year.

Celebrate the eight days of Chanukah with special holiday programs on Sunday, Dec. 17. See the complete list of Holiday Programs for 2017 HERE!

2 PM-3 PM - Chanukah in Story and Song 2017 (PRI)
This hour-long Chanukah favorite returns: A celebration by The Western Wind performing Ladino songs of Spanish Jews, Yiddish melodies of Eastern Europe and modern Israeli tunes. 

You can benefit WKSU effortlessly while shopping at Amazon.com. If you enter Amazon through smile.amazon.com, choose Friends of WKSU as your charity and part of your purchase price will find its way back. It's amazing how quickly these small donations can add up to something significant!

Learn more about Amazon Smile HERE!

Start your day with the latest from WKSU News on your Amazon Echo by putting WKSU first in your Flash Briefing. Here are simple steps to add and use the WKSU Newscast Alexa skill.

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