Kathy Lohr http://wrti.org en Atlanta Symphony Locked Out http://wrti.org/post/atlanta-symphony-locked-out The <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15806128/atlanta-symphony-orchestra" target="_blank">Atlanta Symphony Orchestra</a> and its musicians are at an impasse. The players' contract expired at the end of last month. The symphony is facing a $20 million budget deficit, and it's seeking millions in concessions from the musicians. Both sides say they want to reach an agreement, but they've left the bargaining table, putting the orchestra's 68th season in jeopardy.<p>The musicians are locked out of their home at the Woodruff Arts Center. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 07:31:00 +0000 Kathy Lohr 4425 at http://wrti.org Atlanta Symphony Locked Out Outcry Grows As Fla. Shooter Remains Unprosecuted http://wrti.org/post/outcry-grows-fla-shooter-remains-unprosecuted Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Let's go now to Florida, where late yesterday Governor Rick Scott announced that a new state attorney has been assigned to investigate the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. The announcement came as thousands rallied in Sanford demanding justice for Martin. The teen was shot as he walked unarmed in Sanford, a suburb of Orlando. The shooter, George Zimmerman, is a volunteer neighborhood watch captain and he claims self-defense. He's also not been arrested. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Kathy Lohr 3562 at http://wrti.org Heading Into Tuesday's Vote, GOP Candidates Seek Southern Comfort http://wrti.org/post/heading-tuesdays-vote-gop-candidates-seek-southern-comfort With three wins on Super Tuesday, and a victory in the Kansas caucuses over the weekend, GOP hopeful Rick Santorum is on a high — and campaigning hard in the South.<p>"This is going to be a very close race here in Mississippi, and I know the same thing is true in Alabama. We've got lots of folks down here working hard," Santorum told a crowd at Weidmann's historic restaurant in Meridian, Miss., on Sunday.<p>The former Pennsylvania senator said he is the conservative candidate who can reduce government and provide the best contrast to President Obama. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:42:00 +0000 Kathy Lohr 1335 at http://wrti.org Heading Into Tuesday's Vote, GOP Candidates Seek Southern Comfort Georgia On His Mind, Gingrich Faces Key Primary http://wrti.org/post/georgia-his-mind-gingrich-faces-key-primary Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is facing his most important challenge yet — winning Georgia on Super Tuesday. Georgia is considered Gingrich's home because he represented parts of the state in Congress for 20 years, but he hasn't lived there for more than a decade.<p>Over the weekend, Gingrich held several rallies, including one in Peachtree City, south of Atlanta, where he stressed that this area has long supported him.<p>"It is great to be home," Gingrich told the crowd. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 08:44:00 +0000 Kathy Lohr 609 at http://wrti.org Georgia On His Mind, Gingrich Faces Key Primary