Weekly 91.9 News Updates

9.19 topics to talk about at the North American Manure Expo… or anywhere else.

 

loretta lynch#1  Loretta Lynch confirmed as newest US Attorney General
Loretta Lynch was confirmed in a 56-43 vote Thursday after a five-month long political squabble.  Congressional republicans have held Lynch’s nomination over several political disputes including the president’s immigration executive action.  Lynch has been called the most qualified nominee in history for the attorney general position.

#2  More Brownback budget cuts
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is proposing $72 million in spending cuts  to make up for next year’s predicted $400 million dollar budget shortfall.  Currently on the chopping block are bond payments for the National Bio-Agro Defense Facility,  and Medicaid.  Brownback also wants to increase fees to Kansas hospitals.

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Feature DJ: Allison Thomas

“A good friend of mine was a DJ at the station,” Allison Thomas, a sophomore in public relations from Texas, said. “I saw how much she enjoyed it, so I enrolled in the class my second semester of freshman year.”

Thomas has a show on the Wildcat 91.9 with Courtney Nance.

“I think college radio matters because it gives students a chance to be on the radio, discover new music, expand beyond their comfort zones,” Thomas said. “For a lot of people there really aren’t other opportunities to try radio out except this part of their lives, so that’s cool too.”

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The Classroom Series – Hannah Norris

The KSDB McCain Studio and listeners were graced with the live performance from singer-songwriter Hannah Norris on April 10. Norris hails from Hays, Kansas and is just 16 years. The day after she performed for KSDB, Norris was attending her high school’s prom. During the live performance, she played songs from her new album, Red Winter, and from her 2014 Heartland E.P. To hear more from Hannah Norris you can check out her bandcamp page or on youtube.

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