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Name That (New) Grape

Researchers at Cornell University will be releasing two new wine grape varieties next year from the university's agricultural breeding program. And they're asking the public to create names for them.
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Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day Stokes Marriage Controversy

Crowds of people were dining on chicken and waffle fries today for "Chick-fil-A Appreciate Day," as some consumers sought to voice their support for comments made by the company's CEO about traditional marriage.

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'Sweet Child O' Mine,' Julia Child Mash-Up Honors America's First Top Chef

An 80s hairband and American cooking doyenne Julia Child are an unlikely combo, and yet, in this tribute video mash-up by our colleagues at WGBH, it works. Child would have turned 100 on August 15.
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Bhutan Bets Organic Agriculture Is The Road To Happiness

Bhutan wants to be the first country in the world to convert to a 100 percent agricultural system. Many farmers in Bhutan are already organic, which experts say should make the transition relatively easy.
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Chicken With A Side Of Controversy

We explore why the controversy surrounding Chick-fil-A has put our politics and our plates on a collision course.

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Chick-fil-A Comments Still Churning Some Stomachs

The fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has landed in the middle of the same-sex marriage debate. The company's president has been heavily criticized by some people for comments he made against gay marriage. Now, some politicians from across the country are saying the company is not welcome in their towns. Host Michel Martin speaks with James Kenney, Philadelphia councilman-at-large about the controversy.

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