The Louisiana Purchase, formalized by a flag ceremony on March 10th 1804, was the procurement by the United States from France of 530 million acres covering land the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. Gavin and Wyatt have reviewed the Louisiana Purchase Map and realize their home yard frontier fence will need to be expanded out. You are invited to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase and join John as he plays music from the Cajun Bayou on Crosscurrents, 3/10 at 8 a.m.
- In the last leg of his tour to win support for a coordinated effort against ISIS, French President Francois Hollande on Thursday secured a pledge of cooperation from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
- Studies recommended relocating villages like Newtok, Kivalina and Shishmaref. But more than 10 years later they are still there, with waves getting higher and storms getting stronger.
- New research suggests Pacific halibut may adapt favorably to increased ocean temperatures. Greenland halibut may not be so lucky.
- “So what we’re seeing here is a giant step — a beautiful step — backward in time, where we’re remembering that there is no us versus them. There’s only us, and we are the people, and the people are the police."