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WOUB News • WORLD: Migrants Abandoned in Sahara Desert

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Algeria’s mass expulsions at its southern border have picked up  since the European Union renewed pressure on North African countries to deal with migrants before they even make it to Europe via the Mediterranean Sea. In the past 14 months 13,000 migrants have been “dropped off” in the Sahara Desert. The International Organization for Migration has… Read More

Stuart’s Performing Arts Camp to Culminate With Public Performances

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“Spolier alert: it’s very moving; there’s a lot of weeping, from the adults,” said Emily Prince, the arts education director at Stuart’s Opera House, in an interview with WOUB in reference to the deeply endearing performing arts performances coming to the stage at Stuart’s on Friday, June 29. The series of dramatic performances and songs… Read More

‘Gaming Disorder’ Now Listed As Mental Health Condition

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Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing. In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said that compulsively playing video games now qualifies… Read More

Great Performances – Ellis Island: The Dream of America with Pacific Symphony | June 29 at 10


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THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Presents the U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Peter Boyer’s “Ellis Island: The Dream of America” with Pacific Symphony Friday, June 29 on PBS in Honor of Immigrant Heritage Month Features dramatic performances by Barry Bostwick, Camryn Manheim, Michael Nouri and other guest stars THIRTEEN’s Great Performances and Pacific Symphony, led by music director… Read More