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Emergency 911 lines were knocked out in seven counties last month in the Tampa Bay area for several hours. On Wednesday, telecommunication company Frontier Communications and one of its contractors addressed the reasons for the crippling of emergency phone lines.
Program: Evening Masterwork
When asked about his “Grand Canyon Suite” in a radio interview some-forty years after it was composed, American Composer Ferde Grofe reminisced about the moment the idea for the piece was born. He recalled, "I first saw the dawn because we got there the night before and camped. I was spellbound in the silence, you know, because as it got lighter and brighter then you could hear the birds chirping...more...
A University of South Florida St. Petersburg history professor spent years chronicling early Florida Spanish history. Now he's launching an interactive website that allows visitors to peer into the lives of those who helped shape Florida. Tim Fanning has a look at the site on University Beat on... more...
All Night Jazz
On All Night Jazz, the “Other Nine to Five, Dominic Walker and Mike Cornette will share some drinking songs on the Jazz Trip@Ten including Wes Montgomery’s “Tequila” recorded on this day in jazz history. Plus more music from our focus artist of the week, vibraphonist Stefon Harris. Then later, just in time for “hump day,” we’ll hear another version of Duke Ellington’s “Caravan” on the Midnight...more...
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