It's been two years since Hosni Mubarak was ousted as Egypt's President. Today, there's new leadership, but the country is still in turmoil. And some Egyptians wonder if things are changing for the best. Host Michel Martin speaks with NPR Cairo Bureau Chief, Leila Fadel, to learn more about the new Egypt.
The Naxos warehouse located in Franklin, Tennessee, holds more than 4 million CDs and music DVDs.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WMOT) -- When you think of Tennessee, the music that springs to mind likely includes a fiddle, not a violin. America's "Country Music Capital" is famous for the Opry, not the opera. So it may surprise you to learn that the world’s largest classical music label has its American headquarters here in the Volunteer State.
The North American headquarters of Naxos Records is located in Franklin. The label has more than 7000 recordings in its catalog, and stores more than 4 million CDs in its Franklin warehouse alone.
Responding to those who have questioned his views on Israel, Iran and defense spending, former Sen. Chuck Hagel said Thursday at the opening of a Senate hearing on his nomination to be secretary of defense that:
Tennessee Valley Winds Community Concert Band Performance
Murfreesboro, TN- The Tennessee Valley Winds will perform a free concert under the direction of Dr. Steve Rhodes on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 at 8:00 pm. This concert is presented as a part of the Wind Band Conference hosted by Middle Tennessee State University. Music will include works by Joseph Wilcox Jenkins, Vincent Persichetti, Arthur Bird, Mark Camphouse and John Philip Sousa.
Hadiya Pendleton's shooting death Tuesday in a park just a mile from President Obama's home in Chicago has generated outrage "from City Hall to the White House" and is now part of the "national debate over guns and crime," The Chicago Tribune writes.
Americans' personal incomes grew by 3.5 percent in 2012, compared with 5.1 percent growth the year before, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reports. And it says consumer spending rose 3.6 percent last year, vs. 5 percent in 2011.
It may sound like a line from The Godfather, but some agricultural specialists advise that farming isn't personal; it's business. And family farms need to think and act more like a business to survive in a competitive world, says Bernie Erven, professor emeritus in the department of agricultural economics at Ohio State University.
What's shaping up to be one of the more contentious nomination hearings for one of President Obama's cabinet choices is set to open at 9:30 a.m. ET when members of the Senate Committee on Armed Services get their chance to publicly grill former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., who has been tapped for the post of defense secretary.