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Sen. Kyrtsen Sinema speaks at the U.S. Capitol after the Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act in November.
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Sinema's move is unlikely to change the power balance in the Senate, as it comes days after Sen. Raphael Warnock won the Georgia runoff election to give Democrats a 51-49 majority.
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Wisconsin's 1849 abortion law bans abortion with very limited exceptions. With a history of miscarriages, Kristen Petranek decided to stop trying to have a third child because of the risks she could face during pregnancy and the way miscarriage care can be affected by abortion bans.
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Kristen Petranek has a history of miscarriages – and she has diabetes, which makes pregnancy risky. She fears that if something goes wrong, her state's law may inhibit doctors from helping her.
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Friday, December 9, 11:00 a.m. & Monday, December 12, 8:00 p.m.

This month on In Performance at Penn State, we'll hear a Chopin scherzo played by Penn State faculty pianist Christopher Guzman, and two performances from the 2022 Penns Woods Music Festival: the Overture on Hebrew Themes by Sergei Prokofiev and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2.
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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 wpsu.org/localgroove.
The Metropolitan Opera season of radio broadcasts begins Saturday, December 10 on WPSU-FM, and continues through June 10. During that time, the Saturday afternoon edition of The Folk Show will take its annual hiatus. Click below for the 2022-2023 schedule of Saturday afternoon Met Opera broadcasts.
Sundays at 7:00 a.m.
Planetary Radio is a half-hour program produced by the Planetary Society. The show focuses on space exploration and the scientists and visionaries who lead it. Each week’s program includes a commentary from Bill Nye, The Science Guy.
The new host of Poetry Moment is poet Todd Davis. He has lived and worked along the Allegheny Front between Bellwood and Tipton for 20 years. Davis brings us work by Pennsylvania poets on Poetry Moment, Monday mornings at 7:45 and Monday afternoons at 4:44 beginning August 29th on WPSU.
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Now you can hear Fresh Air withTerry Gross every weekday. Listen for Fresh Air every Monday through Friday at 12 noon on WPSU-FM.
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.
Check out WPSU's short digital stories highlighting the arts, culture, science and activities in central Pennsylvania and beyond.
WPSU Passport is a new member benefit that gives members contributing a minimum of $60 annually to WPSU extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming online.