Tom Ashbrook Makes Spokane Part of "Listening to America" Tour Sep. 22

Tom Ashbrook, host of NPR's On Point , will come to Spokane's Bing Crosby Theater on September 22, to tape an upcoming program as part of his "Listening To America" Tour. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Bing Crosby Theater. The SPR fundraiser had to be postponed due to medical reasons. He will also be off the air a few weeks beginning mid-May. His doctors say his prognosis is excellent. What To Do With Tickets With May Date? Ashbrook said he’s looking forward to the rescheduled visit. “Sometimes we just have to take care of medical stuff,” he added. “My doctor says now's the time. He says I'll be back at the gym in a month. That sounds good to me! Thanks for your patience.” Thanks Event Donors: MTR Communications , Northern Quest Resort & Casino , Vino! A Wine Shop , and Sam Rodell, Architects .

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Turkish residents were unable to access Wikipedia Saturday after the government blocked the site, citing content "showing Turkey in coordination and aligned with various terrorist groups," according to the Anadolu news agency.

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