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Posted Friday, March 24, 2017 by WLRH News

Formed by Sir Neville Marriner in 1958 from a group of leading London musicians, the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields gave its first concert at its namesake church in 1959. This Saturday (3/24) you can hear the internationally renowned orchestra with guest pianist Inon Barnaton at Trinity United Methodist Church. David Brown from the Huntsville Chamber Music Guild dropped by our studios to talk with with Ginny Kennedy about this exciting concert.

  • Congress on Tuesday rolled back Internet privacy regulations established under the Obama administration.

    Posted Tuesday, March 28, 2017 by NPR News

    The rule, which had not yet taken effect, would have required Internet providers to ask permission before selling consumers' personal data. President Trump is expected to sign the rollback.

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Protesters participate in an anti-corruption rally in St. Petersburg on March 26. Thousands of Russians demonstrated across the country to protest corruption.

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Donald Trump wears a coal miner's protective hat while addressing supporters at a rally in Charleston, W.V., last May.

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Traffic is a major source of noise pollution in Delhi (above) and other Indian cities.

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James Harris Jackson is escorted out of a police precinct in New York on March 22. Police said Jackson, accused of fatally stabbing a black man in New York City, told investigators he traveled from Baltimore specifically to attack black people.

Police say James Jackson traveled to New York City in order to "kill black men," a plan he carried out when he stabbed a stranger to death on a street corner. The terror charges were announced Monday.

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