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While states like Alabama, Missouri and Georgia are grabbing the spotlight for their new laws restricting access to abortion, Nevada is moving in the opposite direction. The state Assembly on Tuesday passed a law removing some requirements that had been in place for decades.

U.S farmers have long depended on foreign buyers for some of their corn, soybeans, pork and other products. And federal officials have used some agricultural commodities as tools of diplomacy for decades.

But as the Trump administration has pursued hard-line moves with major trading partners, especially China, farmers have found themselves with huge surpluses — and on the receiving end of government aid.

Modern farming became permanently entwined with both politics and export markets in the mid-20th century, says

Alphonso Evans rolls his wheelchair into a weight machine in the gym at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Ga.

"I'm not so much worried about dying from a heart attack or diabetes, because I'm active. I know what to do to work against it: watch what I eat, exercise," Evans says. "But what do I do about an infection? Or fighting off a bacteria — something inside me that I don't see until it's too late?"

It's been a century since the House passed a bill advancing the women's suffrage movement. Steve Inskeep talks to commentator Cokie Roberts, who answers listener questions about the 19th Amendment.

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AG Barr News Conference

Apr 18, 2019


Humboldt State University is reorganizing and streamlining operations at its public radio station, KHSU, with the goal of preserving quality programming for the North Coast.

The changes are intended to address operational challenges at KHSU, prevent further negative impact to the University’s budget, and better align HSU’s financial support with its mission and with opportunities for students.

As a young woman Margot Genger had a breakdown and ended up in a mental institution.  While the breakdown was real the diagnosis was wrong.  After a year in her own, personal dark hole she shifted gears and became a long-haul trucker, with the goal of writing a book; a book to express her experience of the United States as seen from the cab of an 18-wheeler.  Life, more particularly love, interupted her goal, but last year she finally published her book.  Shift Happens: Breakdowns During Life's Long Hauls is available at Northtown Books.

Black is the Body

Apr 8, 2019

  Black is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine is Emily Bernard’s latest book. It is illuminating in its vulnerability, its honesty - and  its frank examination of race and being female in our ever challenging society.   

Los Angeles-based rapper, philanthropist and entrepreneur Ermias 'Nipsey Hussle' Asghedom was gunned down in a senseless act of violence on March 31, 2019. The loss of this visionary has made an impact on the hearts of many...far beyond the streets of Slauson and Crenshaw - the community he loved.

Nipsey Hussle was honored on The Place Sunday afternoon. Special guests included:

  • La Toya Fields of Compton, CA, current Eureka resident and Humboldt State University alumna
  • Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Crenshaw Community resident and writer
  • Marlan Washington, grew up in the Crenshaw Community and personal friend of Nipsey Hussle
  • Skipp Townsend, co-founder and executive director of 2nd Call, a gang intervention non-profit.

When asked if Nipsey Hussle was in 'thug heaven', Skipp responded, "I think Nipsey Hussle has to be happy that his legacy has created something greater than him."


Apr 7, 2019

Season 1, Episode 2: Fernando Paz, Coordinator of the Latinx Center for Academic Excellence   

Our Campus Community: Maxwell Schnurer

Apr 6, 2019

Season 1 Episode 1: Maxwell Schnurer, Chair of the Department of Communication

IMMIGRANT VOICES: Special Student Podcast

Apr 4, 2019
James Floss

In a special Immigrant Voices, 6th grade students from Instituto Cumbres de Tijuana located at the California border in Mexico, provide a podcast about the immigration phenomenon in the city of Tijuana. The students give context to the immigration situation there.

A special thanks to Rodriguez Marín Sol del Carmen.

Student leaders of the Latinx Center for Academic Excellence, Ivee Tejeda and Caia Santana, stopped by the KHSU Magazine to share exciting information to support students.

One of the ways students are supported is the annual Latinx Graduacion. Each year, the Latinx Center (in addition to the other cultural center's) hold an intimate ceremony honoring  the accomplisments of their graduates.  You can donate to the graduation by dining at Applebee's Grill in Eureka April 11th. You can also contribute directly to the center on the HSU Latinx Center donation website.

Aldaron Laird / Trinity Associates

My guests are Joe Tyburczy and Aldaron Laird, coordinators of the Humboldt Bay Symposium, which will be held on April 11 and 12 at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka. The symposium will feature sessions on sea level rise, ecological restoration, ocean science, and economic development in and around Humboldt Bay. The symposium will provide the public an opportunity to engage directly with scientists, managers, and local experts and learn about the latest developments on a variety of current issues related to Humboldt Bay.

Click HERE for the full program.