NPR http://wutc.org en What Frank Tavares, the ‘Voice of NPR,’ is Doing Today http://wutc.org/post/what-frank-tavares-voice-npr-doing-today <p></p><p>For three decades, Frank Tavares was one of the most-heard voices on NPR stations.&nbsp; He’s the one who voiced NPR’s underwriting credits—those short “Support comes from….” statements that appear during shows like Morning Edition and All Things Considered.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:42:32 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 34442 at http://wutc.org What Frank Tavares, the ‘Voice of NPR,’ is Doing Today Rambles With Roy: One Of NPR’s Funniest Southern Voices Cuts Loose http://wutc.org/post/rambles-roy-one-npr-s-funniest-southern-voices-cuts-loose <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.royblountjr.com/">Roy Blount, Jr.</a> is a prolific Southern author and a panelist on <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/wait-wait-dont-tell-me/">NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!&nbsp;</a> Often funny, occasionally cantankerous, he joins WUTC’s Michael Edward Miller for a loose, meandering chat.&nbsp; Blount discusses his books, being a Southern expat and participating in the <a href="http://southernlitalliance.org/happenings/programs/celebration-of-southern-literature">Celebration Of Southern Literature.</a></span></p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 19:41:09 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 21684 at http://wutc.org Rambles With Roy: One Of NPR’s Funniest Southern Voices Cuts Loose 'Car Talk' Brothers To Close Up Shop http://wutc.org/post/car-talk-brothers-close-shop Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And today's last word in business is: Don't drive like my brother. That's the sign off heard each week at the end of NPR's most popular program. Were talking, of course, about CAR TALK. Brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi have been dispensing humorous auto advice on the radio for more than 25 years. But today, the duo said they're putting the breaks on the program. In October they'll call it quits and no longer record new episodes.<p>That may be good news for bad mechanics around the country, but bad news for NPR fundraisers. Fri, 08 Jun 2012 16:38:00 +0000 NPR 7297 at http://wutc.org