Tony Krabill

Host, All Things Considered

Tony has hosted All Things Considered on WVPE for much of the past two decades. He joined the station as ATC host in August 1997, then switched to Morning Edition in August 2000. One of his Morning Edition newscasts earned WVPE a Best Radio Newscast Award from the Associated Press in 2002. Tony left WVPE in January 2002 to work in communications and marketing at Mennonite Mission Network and worked as a freelance audio producer before returning to WVPE in 2007. An Iowa native, Tony got his start in radio as a student at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), Harrisonburg, Va., and managed the radio station there for three years after graduating. He also worked in commercial and Christian radio prior to his first stint at WVPE. Tony lives with his family in Elkhart.

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Billy "Stix" Nicks and the Motown Machine

We were saddened to hear the news that drummer Billy “Stix” Nicks died Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the age of 82 after an illness. He died just one day after being inducted into the South Bend Community Hall of Fame.

Bill Nicks founded the popular jazz bands The Rhythm Rockers and the Billy Nicks Jazz Trio. He’s also known for having played and recorded with the prestigious Motown label with Junior Walker and the All Stars.

Billy performed at many WVPE events over the years, including one of the Meet Me on the Island events earlier this year with his band The Motown Machine.

As Irma approaches, On the Media shares storm-related breaking news consumption tips

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Faces of the Shadow Class - College Dreamers in Trump's America

Monday, August 28, 2017, 9 PM

Six undocumented college students, all beneficiaries of President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, tell their stories of challenges, hopes and fears as they make their way through college, all of them the first in their families to pursue a degree in the U.S.

Monday, August 14, 2017, 9 PM

Much of President Trump’s populist support comes from people who are deeply worried about globalization and immigration. But Donald Trump’s pro-border wall, anti-NAFTA stance has strained US- Mexico relations. Can the two nations find common ground and work past the rhetoric?

Embedded Radio Special

Jul 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017, 9 PM

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Mondays, May 8-June 26, 2017 at 9 PM

Invisibilia returns for a third season on 88.1 WVPE. Starting Monday, May 8  at 9 PM, WVPE will air episodes from Season 2.

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Peace Talks Radio

Monday, April 3, 2017, 9 PM

Three key speeches of American civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Martin Luther King Junior are excerpted and commented on by two leading King scholars.

http://www.goodradioshows.org/peaceTalksL129.htm

Notes on Spring

Mar 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017, 9 PM

Charlie Warren hosts an hour of music and information about the promising resurgence of spring, including rare facts about the featured music and the reasons for springtime warming and rain.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/45202-notes-on-spring-a-seasonal-music-special#description

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The NPR Politics team is live blogging the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearings on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. The live blog includes streaming video, with posts featuring highlights, context and analysis from NPR reporters and correspondents.

The NPR Two-Way blog provides coverage of the House Intelligence Committee’s public hearing on the investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. The blog includes streaming video of the proceedings, with posts featuring highlights, context and analysis from NPR reporters and correspondents.

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With a vote scheduled for this Thursday in the U.S. House, it's down to the wire for the American Health Care Act, the Republican-authored bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

The bill would no longer require that Americans buy health insurance, and it would eliminate the current subsidies that are used to bring down the cost of premiums. NPR's full coverage explains how those subsidies would be replaced with a fixed refundable tax credit and there would be big changes to Medicaid.

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President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress for the first time on Tuesday evening at the Capitol, around 9:00 PM Eastern Time. The address comes a day after Trump gave an outline of his budget plan for Congress, which would increase defense spending and make cuts to domestic programs. Following tradition, House Speaker Paul Ryan invited the president to make the speech to lay out his agenda in the early days of his new administration.

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