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Drought: The Local Impact

Kojo explores the drought's regional impact on food, and looks at the weather patterns that are creating these damaging conditions.

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An Olympic-Sized Outrage Grows Over French Fry Sales At The Games

McDonald's deal to block others from selling fries at the Olympics is giving some people heartburn. Hear more tonight on All Things Considered, and check out our Storify of what we're reading now.
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'Fannie Farmer' Reviver Emphasized Home Cooking

We remember professional cook Marion Cunningham, who died Wednesday at the age of 90. She championed home cooking and re-wrote The Fannie Farmer Cookbook which became a bestseller in 1979.
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Three Secrets To Crispy Pickles, And A 'Lost Recipe' Found

Expert canner Marisa McClellan helps a listener re-create her grandma's pickle recipe, and offers three tips on how to keep homemade pickles crisp by cutting off the ends and adding alum or a tannin.
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Studies Tie Human Bladder Infections To Antibiotics In Chicken

A new investigative report connects human drug-resistant infections and overuse of antibiotics in animals raised for food. But not everyone agrees the problem of antibiotic resistance is so clear cut.
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Snakehead Appears On Local Bride's Menu (Originally broadcast April 27, 2012)

Would you like the chicken, the beef... or the snakehead? We find out why one bride has this invasive species on her wedding menu.

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Nightly Glass Of Wine May Protect Boomer Women's Bones

A small study in the journal Menopause says moderate drinking slows bone loss in baby boomer women. Researchers saw fewer signs of bone breakdown in the blood of women in their early 50s and 60s who consumed up to 1 1/2 drinks a day.

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