Food For Thought - 2-15 Nick Gengler, Steins & Vines

Steins & Vines is going into its 5th year and will be taking up the floor of the Tyson Event Center tomorrow (2/16/19). Adrian caught up with Nick Gengler one of the coordinators in charge of putting this annual beer, wine and coffee event together.

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that its February 24 live broadcast of the Oscars will include four cinematography awards, reversing a decision to present them during commercial breaks.

Television viewers of the 91st Academy Awards will see presenters open the envelopes, and winners make their way to the stage and give speeches for best cinematography, film editing, live action short, and makeup and hairstyling.

Journalists at the Hartford Courant have won the right to organize, just four days after they asked parent company Tribune Publishing to recognize the union. Organizers at the Connecticut newspaper had also filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board.

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Where's the Snow?

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If you think it has been a weird Winter for weather you are right.  

This weekend we are expecting 4 inches of snow for Sioux City, but if you look at the season as a whole, frozen-precipitation falls way behind average.  

“Sioux City just kind been one of those areas missing out on the heavier snowfalls. They either go to the south or the north.”

Mike Gillispie is a Service Hydrologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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The Department of Homeland Security has announced new guidelines to track child marriages among immigrants in the United States.

While debates on immigration have focused on national security, and President Trump's determination to build a wall along the southern border has resulted in a national emergency declaration, the new rules address a far lesser known immigration issue.

Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, there is no minimum age requirement for a person to request or benefit from visa applications in which spouses or fiancées are minors.

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The Senate Finance Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into how a conservative think tank aided Maria Butina, the admitted Russian agent who sought political influence through her ties with the National Rifle Association.

Butina pleaded guilty to acting as a foreign agent in the United States in December, and her alleged Russian government handler, Alexander Torshin, was sanctioned by the U.S. in April 2018.

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