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Ruby Velle And The Soulphonics: A Twist On A Classic Sound

The Atlanta, retro-styled soul band Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics stepped into our studios for a mini concert and an interview. Raised by east Indian parents in Canada, Ruby has many inspirations to thank for her classic sound (with a twist). She taps into the classic tunes of Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Etta James and Curtis Mayfield to unlease her powerful vocals.

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Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Former FBI Director James Comey has a lot of experience with loyalty — he wrote a book called A Higher Loyalty and he told the Senate intelligence committee that President Trump demanded his loyalty over dinner in January.

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On this edition of Political Rewind, how has President Trump’s surprise endorsement of Brian Kemp reshaped the GOP governor’s race?  Why did Trump decide to weigh in on a Republican primary contest and can Casey Cagle craft a winning response? 


Georgia Department of Labor

Georgia's unemployment rate dropped to four point one percent in June, officials said Thursday.

The state Department of Labor said that's the lowest rate since 2001, with nearly 5 million residents working. That's a record.

Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Georgia's strong economy is attracting new residents.

GPB Morning Headlines For Friday, July 20, 2018

Jul 20, 2018

  • VP Pence Will Stump For Brian Kemp Ahead Of Tuesday's Republican Gubernatorial Runoff
  • 11th Circuit Court Rules Sexual Orientation Not Protected By Title VII Of Civil Rights Act
  • Falcons To Julio Jones: 'No New Contract In 2018'


Savannah’s new police chief says he plans to get out in the community and do a lot of listening when he takes office next month. 

Roy Minter complimented the police force and city leaders Thursday at his first press conference, saying he’ll build on the work they’re already doing. He laid out three goals for the community.


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There's no shortage of fun in Savannah this weekend as the end of July approaches. Do Savannah Editor Heather Henley has some suggestions.


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