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    WSVH 91.1 FM

    (912) 344-3565

    Savannah Events Planning Calendar





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  • GPB Radio | Savannah

    WSVH 91.1 FM

    (912) 344-3565

    Savannah Events Planning Calendar





    Click here for more station information

  • GPB Radio | Savannah

    WSVH 91.1 FM

    (912) 344-3565

    Savannah Events Planning Calendar





    Click here for more station information

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Man Convicted In Son's Hot-Car Death Gets Life, No Parole

A judge on Monday sentenced a Georgia man to serve life in prison without the possibility of parole after a jury found that he intentionally left his toddler son in a hot SUV to die. Jurors last month convicted Justin Ross Harris, 36, of malice murder and other charges in the June 2014 death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper. Prosecutors argued throughout the trial that Harris was unhappily married and intentionally killed his son because he wanted an escape from family life. Defense attorneys maintained that Harris was a loving father and that while he was responsible for the boy's death, it was a tragic accident. Harris did not testify at trial and did not speak at his sentencing hearing. Cobb County Superior Court Judge Mary Staley Clark told Harris she thought about statements Harris made during conversations with police and his wife the day his son died about wishing to be an advocate to keep anyone else from ever leaving a child in a hot vehicle. "Perhaps not the way you intended,
December 5, 2016

Georgia Legislators Prepare For 2017 Session

On today’s edition of “Political Rewind,” AJC political reporter Greg Bluestein joins us from Athens, where legislators are holding a pre-session conference to discuss the big issues likely to play out in the upcoming session of the General Assembly. Will "campus carry" make a comeback after the governor’s veto last year? What about the controversial religious liberty measure which he also vetoed? And what about casino gambling – does it have a chance to pass in the upcoming session?
December 5, 2016

Crime Rates Drop In Atlanta. What About Elsewhere In Georgia?

Crime rates in Atlanta are reportedly down about 30 percent since 2009. But how has the Atlanta Police Department achieved that number? How are other areas of Georgia faring in fighting crime? We talk crime statistics in Atlanta and across the state with Vernon Keenan, Director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Atlanta Police Department Assistant Chief Shawn Jones, and Georgia State University Criminology Professor Dean Dabney.
December 5, 2016

Denis Gainty On Japanese Bluegrass

On this week’s show we tell the fascinating story of how bluegrass music – born in the hills and hollers of the North Georgia mountains and Tennessee, and in rural communities in South Carolina and West Virginia more than 200 years ago – has crossed the Pacific Ocean and been enthusiastically embraced by a large fan base in Japan. Our guest is Denis Gainty, an associate professor of history at Georgia State University. He’s now researching and writing a book about Japanese bluegrass.
December 3, 2016