Bracing for the storm, transferring FEMA funds to ICE, plastic surgery in Afghanistan

September 13, 2018

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People look out over the surf at the end of a long wooden walkway with the ocean and large clouds off in the distance.

People look out over the surf before Hurricane Florence comes ashore on Carolina Beach, North Carolina, Sept. 13, 2018.


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While the Carolinas prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Florence, millions of people on the other side of the planet are bracing themselves for a potentially deadly typhoon expected to make landfall in the Philippines. Also, millions of dollars in federal funds have been diverted from FEMA to ICE. And, it is becoming more popular to undergo plastic surgery in Afghanistan, but the reasons might come as a real surprise.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Thor & Friends
Label: LM Dupli-cation
Artist: Opium Moon
Label: Be Why
Song: Juku
Artist: El Búho feat. Rumbo Tumba
Label: Wonderwheel Recordings
Song: Takamba
Artist: Bombino
Label: PTKF

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