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Sturgeon Scarcity Affects More Than Caviar

Sturgeon have been swimming around for more than 200 million years, but their eggs are sought after for caviar. This week, the National Marine Fisheries Service placed the Atlantic sturgeon on its endangered species list. Guest host David Greene speaks with Dr. Ellen Pikitch, executive director of the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University.
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This One's For The Chicken: A Super Bowl Party With A Purpose

Over the years, Stephen Thompson's Chicken Bowl has grown into a heated battle in its own right, with contests mirroring the thrilling heroics of the Super Bowl.
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The Surprising Story Of A Super Bowl Snack

From Cheetos to Doritos, fried corn snacks have become a fixture at Super Bowl parties. But the original American corn chip, the Frito, was first meant to be a healthy side dish and ingredient for cooking.
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Prison Meal Deal: Where The Staff Serves Lunch ... And Time

At the Fife and Drum Restaurant, located in a Massachusetts minimum-security prison, inmates learn to cook and wait tables. Regulars praise the tasty lunches served up at bargain prices. Prison officials say such job training reduces the chances prisoners will re-offend.
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Big Chair Coffee Reopens In Anacostia

Big Chair coffee reopens its doors in Anacostia, hoping to win back the neighborhood sorely lacking in sit-down restaurants.

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In Matchup Of Beer And Cheese, Everybody Wins — With A Good Coach

Nothing classes up a Super Bowl party as effortlessly as some high-quality cheese. And nothing goes better with cheese than beer, says brewmaster Garrett Oliver. He shares a list of beers and cheeses that taste great together.

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