Chuck Quirmbach http://publicradioeast.org en Harley Hopes An Electric Hog Will Appeal To Young, Urban Riders http://publicradioeast.org/post/harley-hopes-electric-hog-will-appeal-young-urban-riders Many motorcycle riders covet the distinctive growl of a Harley-Davidson — and sometimes even add extra-loud exhaust pipes to amp up the sound.<p>But the motorcycle maker has now rolled out a prototype bike that makes more of a whisper than a rumble. It's a sporty-looking model called LiveWire, and it's powered by batteries.<p>Harley-Davidson plans to take its prototype electric motorcycle to more than 30 cities over the next few months. Sat, 28 Jun 2014 20:59:00 +0000 Chuck Quirmbach 45137 at http://publicradioeast.org Harley Hopes An Electric Hog Will Appeal To Young, Urban Riders Native Americans Camp Out To Protest Wis. Mining Project http://publicradioeast.org/post/native-americans-camp-out-protest-wis-mining-project A dispute over a proposed iron ore mine in Wisconsin has spilled into the nearby woods. Native Americans have set up a camp to protect land near the mine site and say federal treaty rights allow the campers to stay. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:36:00 +0000 Chuck Quirmbach 22575 at http://publicradioeast.org Donations Help Detroit Bury Unclaimed Bodies http://publicradioeast.org/post/donations-help-detroit-burry-unclaimed-bodies Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.<p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>And I'm Linda Wertheimer. As we've reported on Detroit's financial woes, we've told you about services the city has struggled to maintain. Scarce funding has even forced Detroit to delay burying unclaimed bodies for a year or more. Many of them are homeless people. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:07:00 +0000 Chuck Quirmbach 20282 at http://publicradioeast.org Remembering 6 Shooting Deaths At Wisconsin Sikh Temple http://publicradioeast.org/post/remembering-6-shooting-deaths-wis-sikh-temple One year ago Monday, Wade Michael Page, a gunman with links to neo-Nazi groups, went to a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., and <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=158190895">killed six worshippers</a>. Family members, law enforcement and the larger community marked the anniversary over the weekend.<p>Wisconsin Gov. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 09:21:00 +0000 Chuck Quirmbach 20279 at http://publicradioeast.org Remembering 6 Shooting Deaths At Wisconsin Sikh Temple Milwaukee PD Suspect Dies, Feds May Investigate http://publicradioeast.org/post/milwaukee-pd-suspect-dies-feds-may-investigate Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Some people in Milwaukee are asking about a possible pattern of civil rights abuses by the city's police, and they have requested a U.S. Justice Department investigation. Their request comes after a video surfaced this week showing an African-American man dying while in police custody. For several minutes the officers doubted the man's calls for help.<p>We should warn you this story contains sound that many listeners may find disturbing. It's going to last a little more than three minutes. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 09:06:00 +0000 Chuck Quirmbach 2260 at http://publicradioeast.org