Food For Thought 3-15-19 Kelly Quinn

We love a parade and there's one this Sunday! Kelly Quinn, co-founder of the Sioux City St. Patrick's Day parade sits down with guest-host Steve Smith to talk about parade planning, Irish ales, and the oft-maligned Irish cuisine including the mysterious "black pudding".

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A white suburban police officer goes on trial in Pittsburgh on Tuesday for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager last summer.

Fans and fellow musicians are remembering Dick Dale, who died Saturday at 81. Dale's sound inspired legions of musicians back in the 1960s and into the 21st century.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new law which will allow the punishment of individuals and online media for spreading what Russia calls "fake news" and information which "disrespects" the state.

High-ranking Democrats on Capitol Hill are calling for a counterintelligence investigation into a woman who has peddled access to President Trump, and who founded the massage parlor where Patriots owner Robert Kraft is accused of soliciting sex.

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Jim Goff walked into the Sioux City Museum & Historical Association to research his family history and ended up finding a passion for processing artifacts. Jim now spends over 550 hours volunteering annually.  To find out how to make a difference in your community, jump to https://www.volunteersiouxland.org.

It may feel like the electric car has been crowned the future of transportation.
Auto companies have plans to make more electric car models, and sales — still only a tiny fraction of the overall market — are expected to get a boost as more countries pass regulations to reduce carbon emissions. But Japan isn't sure that the battery electric car is the only future, and it's betting big on something it says makes more sense in big cities: hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

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A decade ago, the U.S. government claimed that ditching paper medical charts for electronic records would make health care better, safer and cheaper.

Ten years and $36 billion later, the digital revolution has gone awry, an investigation by Kaiser Health News and Fortune magazine has found.

Veteran reporters Fred Schulte of KHN and Erika Fry of Fortune spent months digging into what has happened as a result. (You can read the cover story here.)

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