The 2015 state legislative session almost came to a close today, but the House hit a roadblock on the negotiated infrastructure bill.
With $138 left to go at five minutes past midnight, a phone volunteer pledged the final amount to bring the spring pledge week to it's goal and a rousing conclusion with exactly $700,000. That sum was achieved by 4939 donors over the course of the week. Dogs won the Pet Wars with a 17 vote margin at 1,182 votes, cats came in second at 1,165. Here's a note from MTPR station manager, William Marcus, about the week's success. "Before the MTPR spring pledge began I wrote that listeners would help...
Though she is known as one of Leonard Cohen's go-to backup vocalists, Grammy-nominated singer, composer and arranger Perla Batalla is an artist with a capital "A."