Live NPR Coverage: Romney Picks Ryan For Vice President
August 11, 2012
In Norfolk, Va., Saturday morning, Gov. Mitt Romney chose Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to be his running mate for the 2012 Republican presidential ticket. NPR's Ron Elving and Don Gonyea join Weekend Edition Saturday guest host Linda Wertheimer for live coverage.
The Chesapeake Bay once supplied most of the nation's oysters, but overharvesting and disease nearly wiped them out. Now, major public-private efforts to re-establish the oyster as a quality local food product appear to be working. And chefs say the results are sweeter than oysters from other waters.
Central banks around the world have created games that explain the sometimes wonky world of international finance and economics. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jason Karaian, of the online magazine Quartz, about this surprisingly crowded genre.
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