Here are some ridiculously cute photos we took of our guest Bretagne in the studio last week. You can listen to the Fresh Air interview with Penn Vet Working Dog Center director Dr. Cynthia Otto and training director Annemarie DeAngelo here. And you can see a video of Bretagne getting comfortable by the mic here. Listen for the occasional “ruff” from Bretagne in the interview.
The Hispanic population in the United States has grown significantly in the past decade, with Latinos now making up every 1 in 6 residents. Much of the rapid growth - 118 counties have experienced a population change of more than 250%, four have experienced change of more than 1000% - is in the South and Midwest, areas that previously had low Hispanic populations. This morning NPR kicked off a series chronicling this population change and how its changing our overall makeup as a country and impacting towns across the United States. As part of its coverage, NPR is using an interactive map of Census data to show the story of population change.
The prime minister of England and the German chancellor both lost a son, as well.
I’m not sure if this should be classified as fun…but it certainly is astounding.
At some point during the middle of the night, we passed 25,000 Tumblr followers. I cannot properly express my emotional state at this time so I will let Will Ferrell do it for me. Thanks for following. As always, if you want to suggest, comment and or harangue …mkramer AT whyy DOT org — Mel
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They pipe in NPR in the bathrooms here. I’m still not used to hearing my coworkers chitchatting about all sorts of things in there.
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