MTPR http://kufm.org en Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Who Gave Voice To Latin America, Dies http://kufm.org/post/writer-gabriel-garcia-marquez-who-gave-voice-latin-america-dies Latin American author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1982, died Thursday. He was 87. Garcia Marquez, the master of a style known as magic realism, was and remains Latin America's best-known writer.<p>His novels were filled with miraculous and enchanting events and characters; love and madness; wars, politics, dreams and death. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:30:00 +0000 Mandalit del Barco 17799 at http://kufm.org Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Who Gave Voice To Latin America, Dies The Ohio Snake Art That's Been Mid-Slither For A Millennium http://kufm.org/post/ohio-snake-art-thats-been-mid-slither-millennium In new installment of the Spring Break series, Noah Adams visits the Serpent Mound in southern Ohio. It's not a burial site; it's a massive, grass-covered effigy of a snake, created a thousand years ago. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+Ohio+Snake+Art+That%27s+Been+Mid-Slither+For+A+Millennium&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyMTYxODUxMDEyOTc4NzE4ODNmNjI3Yg004)"/></div><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:30:00 +0000 Noah Adams 17798 at http://kufm.org The Ohio Snake Art That's Been Mid-Slither For A Millennium When Being Pregnant Also Means Being Out Of A Job http://kufm.org/post/when-being-pregnant-also-means-being-out-job The workplace has become a more understanding place for pregnant women or new moms these days. Many companies now have lactation rooms and offer more liberal maternity and paternity leave policies than in years past.<p>But for some women, pregnancy can still be a career liability.<p>Heather Myers was fresh out of high school and working at a Walmart in Salina, Kan., in 2006 when she found out she was pregnant. She kept a water bottle with her on the sales floor, as her doctor recommended. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:30:00 +0000 Yuki Noguchi 17796 at http://kufm.org When Being Pregnant Also Means Being Out Of A Job Modern day abolitionist gives hope to survivors of human trafficking http://kufm.org/post/modern-day-abolitionist-gives-hope-survivors-human-trafficking <p>27 million people around the world - in every country - are being held in modern slavery. Many are women and young children, living in despicable, inhumane conditions, and exploited sexually, physically and emotionally.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;This week, the Mansfield Center at the University of Montana has tried to shine a light on this slavery, with a conference titled "Fight for Hope and Freedom: Human Trafficking, Montana and the World." Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:26:15 +0000 Sally Mauk 17794 at http://kufm.org Modern day abolitionist gives hope to survivors of human trafficking Chelsea Clinton Says She's Pregnant http://kufm.org/post/chelsea-clinton-says-shes-pregnant Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting the couple's first child, also a first grandchild for former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.<p>"Mark and I are very excited that we have our first child arriving later this year," Chelsea Clinton, who is 34, said at a New York event while sitting on a stage with her mother, according to The Associated Press.<p>Hillary Clinton said she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother.<p>Chelsea is vice chairman of her family's foundation. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:07:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 17795 at http://kufm.org Chelsea Clinton Says She's Pregnant Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87 http://kufm.org/post/nobel-prize-winning-author-gabriel-garcia-marquez-dies-87 Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of <em>One Hundred Years of Solitude,</em> has died in Mexico City. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:53:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 17797 at http://kufm.org Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87 EPA finds groundwater and residential wells contaminated downstream of Columbia Falls Plant http://kufm.org/post/epa-finds-groundwater-and-residential-wells-contaminated-downstream-columbia-falls-plant <p></p><p>The Columbia Falls Aluminum Plant is eligible for “Superfund” designation. The Environmental Protection Agency recently released a reassessment report looking at contamination on the site, and in nearby waterways. Site Assessment Manager Rob Parker called this a screening assessment. They did not look at all potential sources for contamination, but focused on the landfill, percolation ponds, and sludge pond.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:43:26 +0000 Katrin Frye 17782 at http://kufm.org Got A Hobby? Might Be A Smart Professional Move http://kufm.org/post/got-hobby-might-be-smart-professional-move Maybe you paint, keep a journal or knit. Or maybe you play bass in a punk rock band.<p>Whatever hobby you have, keep at it. A little study published this week suggests that having a creative outlet outside the office might help people perform better at work.<p>Psychologists from San Francisco State University found that the more people engaged in their hobbies, the more likely they were to come up with creative solutions to problems on the job. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:30:00 +0000 Maanvi Singh 17791 at http://kufm.org Got A Hobby? Might Be A Smart Professional Move Why Israel Is Staying On The Sidelines In Ukraine Crisis http://kufm.org/post/why-israel-staying-sidelines-ukraine-crisis Israel has been largely silent about Russia's muscling in on Ukraine. The tiny country — with a Russian Jewish foreign minister — seems to want to preserve its good relations with Moscow. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:23:00 +0000 NPR Staff 17793 at http://kufm.org Harmony-Loving Sisters Keep It Retro http://kufm.org/post/dylan-approved-harmony-loving-sisters-keep-it-retro <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdPYwsbuASc</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:23:00 +0000 editor 17792 at http://kufm.org Harmony-Loving Sisters Keep It Retro