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Affordable Care Act
5:47 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

MT's Obamacare enrollment numbers continue to climb

The number of Montanans applying for health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act continues to climb. Residents signed up for about 4,000 plans on the state’s online Obamacare marketplace in the month of February. That makes nearly 23,000 plans since the marketplace opened last fall.

The rate of signups sits above the national average, according to Mike Dennison with Lee Newspapers.

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Wednesday Special
1:39 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Living on Earth Extra

03/12/2014 - The Crimean Conflict and Energy, Reducing Sulfur, Saving Lives, and Ice Climbing

http://www.loe.org/

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American Military
1:00 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Retired colonel says American military needs to be more accountable

Historian and author Andrew Bacevich

A critic of American military intervention is in Missoula to deliver a talk in the President's lecture series at the University of Montana. Andrew Bacevich  is a retired Army colonel, author and historian who teaches international relations and history at Boston University.

In this feature interview, Bacevich talks with News Director Sally Mauk about what he calls the "new American militarism".

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Monday Special
8:43 am
Wed March 12, 2014

The Chieftains

03/17/2014 - An encore one-hour music documentary salutes The Chieftains, Ireland's musical ambassadors to the world.  You'll hear music they've recorded throughout their storied career, interviews wiht the band, comments and tributes from Celtic music historians and special guest artists who have joined them over the years - including Alison Krauss, Ricky Skaggs, and Don Meade.  Hosted by acclaimed Celtic singer/songwriter Susan McKeown.

Documentary Special
8:39 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Notes on Spring

03/20/2014 - A Seasonal Special - An assuring hour of music and information about the promising resurgence of spring, including rare facts about the featured music and the reasons for springtime warming and rain.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/45202-notes-on-spring-a-seasonal-music-special

Commentary
8:17 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Civil Justice System - Protecting All Citizens, Even Hypocrites

Civil Justice System - Protecting All Citizens, Even Hypocrites

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Author Interview
6:15 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Beyond Stereotypes of American Indian Women

During this program Julie Cajune — an American Indian storyteller, educator, and actress — talks about writing the stories in her one-woman play titled “Belief.” She also describes the process of collaborating with writer and poet Jennifer Finley and stage director Linda Grinde

"Belief" is a multidimensional performance, a unique mixture of interconnected Salish women’s stories, poetry, and live music.

The music in this program was written and performed by John Floridis.

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Reflections West
8:00 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Robert Stubblefield & James Welch

3/11/14 & 3/12/14: This week on "Reflections West:" Robert Stubblefield reflects on the power of the written word to bring immediacy to story-telling.  He pairs his thoughts with a passage from a James Welch novel, Fools Crow.

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Evangelical History
3:06 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

New book traces the rise of the modern American evangelical movement

Historian and author Molly Worthen

The modern evangelical movement is diverse - and contradictory. That's just one of the points of a new book that takes a historical look at the evolution of American evangelicals. The book is titled "Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism" and was written by University of North Carolina historian Molly Worthen.

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Home Ground Radio
1:00 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

The Intelligence of Animals: Ravens & Wolves

3/11/14: This week on "Homeground Radio:"

For 200,000 years, humans have lived intimately with wild animals. We were captivated by their beauty, intelligence and power. The technology of the last two hundred years - 1,000th of our time on earth - has
separated us.  Does it matter? Sculptor and naturalist George Bumann thinks so.

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