The National Retail Federation expects holiday spending to rise by about 3 percent this year. They estimate the average American will spend $950 – and that some may feel “shopper’s remorse” when they take stock of their spending in early 2018.
Join us tonight as NPR Music and the Kennedy Center present Jazz Piano Christmas 33 hosted by Felix Contreras. It's a special Mardi Gras themed concert featuring four acclaimed performers. Winner of the Mary Lou Williams Piano Competition Helen Sung and 2018 NEA Jazz Master Joanne Brackeen return to the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater, along with Brazilian virtuoso Abelita Mateus and Cajun blues master Marcia Ball.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Legislature's special oversight committee on Nebraska's justice system has recommended that the state begin to plan for a prison overcrowding emergency that could lead to paroling a large number of inmates.