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The interior of the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg.
Amanda Berg
Pa. lawmakers have a lot of work left before a state budget is finalized. They have only a week until construction closes the state House for the winter.
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In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the U.S. waited in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, in June 2018.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP
The settlement says migrant families cannot be separated at the border for the next eight years, a policy of the Trump administration. Around 1,000 children remain separated from their parents.
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This month, WPSU offers specials for Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year's Eve, including an eclectic mix of music for the holidays. We'll also bring you "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens from the Penn State School of Theatre. Here's a complete list of the holiday specials WPSU-FM has scheduled for December.
Books We Love returns with 380+ new titles handpicked by NPR staff and trusted critics. Find 11 years of recommendations all in one place – that's more than 3,600 great reads.
The Local Groove features music written and recorded by musicians with roots in central and northern Pennsylvania, Saturday nights at 9:00 on WPSU.

The show features many genres: rock, blues, jazz and more. If you're from the area and you’d like WPSU to consider your recordings for the show, submit your music online today at
Stay informed throughout your day with WPSU’s mobile app. It’s newly redesigned with CarPlay and gives you easy access to local news, videos and more. Download here.
Mondays during Morning Edition and All Things Considered

Your host for this 3rd season of Poetry Moment is Marjorie Maddox of Williamsport, professor of English and creative writing at the Lock Haven campus of Commonwealth University. Every Monday, she'll introduce and read a poem from a contemporary Pennsylvania poet. Listen Monday mornings at 7:45 and Monday afternoons at 4:44.
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Find out what's happening in Central & Northern PA on WPSU's Community Calendar! Submit your group's event at least 2 weeks in advance, and you might hear it announced on WPSU-FM.
The sounds and stories of birds are part of every morning on WPSU-FM, seven days a week, on BirdNote, a sound-rich 2 minute program exploring the unique lives, habitats and challenges of birds.

You can hear BirdNote on WPSU-FM twice each morning: Monday through Friday at 5:19 a.m. and 6:42 a.m. and on Saturday and Sunday, at 6:04 a.m. and 9:04 a.m.
Yes, your old clunker really can can help fund public radio! Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, or boat to WPSU. We'll even pick it up at no cost to you. Click here for details.
Check out WPSU's short digital stories highlighting the arts, culture, science and activities in central Pennsylvania and beyond.