In this week's DJ Sessions, we spoke with KCRW's Raul Campos about "southern fried soul" from Texas and a dance duo from Los Angeles.
The worst drought in decades is raising concerns that parts of the Mississippi River could be closed to shipping at some point.
This despite emergency dredging and rock removal by the US Army Corps of Engineers.
If the river is closed, shippers would be forced to use more expensive railroads to get their good where they need to go.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.