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Amy Kiley

Host, All Things Considered and Marketplace

Amy fell in love with radio while serving as the news director at her college station, Northwestern University’s WNUR. After working as a host and show reporter at Milwaukee Public Radio, Amy headed south to be the local voice of "All Things Considered" for WMFE in Orlando. Now, she’s excited to serve WABE’s Atlanta-area listeners through that role.

Amy has filed stories for NPR, Marketplace, the BBC and a number of national print publications. She has earned fellowships in legal and immigration reporting as well as awards from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, the Associated Press in Florida and other organizations.

Along the way, Amy lived in New Zealand and Argentina and picked up graduate degrees in music and liturgy.  

Brenna Beech / WABE

The role of Atlanta’s African-American leaders in the civil rights movement is well-documented. But, the city’s Jewish community supported the struggle too. 

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This is the 150th anniversary year of Atlanta’s oldest synagogue, called The Temple. The milestone has become an opportunity to honor The Temple's civil rights legacy.

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Gov. Nathan Deal and Georgia’s other top emergency officials gave an update this morning on the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irma.  Here’s what they said:

The recovery will be slow.

Gov. Deal says Georgia hasn’t seen anything like Irma in a long time.  Normally, he says, requests for a declared state of emergency are localized. 

Courtesy of the Center for Puppetry Arts

Congress is back in session this week, and lawmakers are supposed to pass a budget by the end of the month. One matter to decide is whether to preserve funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.

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President Donald Trump wants to zero out the NEA's budget. An initial House plan ignores that request, but Georgia arts groups are taking the threat seriously. 

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The AJC Decatur Book Festival kicks off Friday with a panel called Journalism in our Current Environment.  Public radio host and author Brooke Gladstone will participate. It’s at 8 p.m. at Emory’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

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Courtesy of Peter Ferrari

Local artists are prepared to sue the city of Atlanta.  It's over proposed legislation to regulate art on private property that's visible to the public.  It would be the second lawsuit over murals this year.

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