The Latitude 58 Children’s Radio Theatre Project performs radio shows of The Hobbit, Pippi Longstockings, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and BFG. Saturday night at 7 on KTOO News and at 10 am on Sunday on KRNN.
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- President Trump hasn't mentioned it as he's defended the memorabilia over the past week, but historians say the statues were originally built to send a clear message to black Americans.
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