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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Monday was the deadline for more than 80 people connected to the White House and Trump campaign to turn over documents to the House Judiciary Committee. Not everyone is cooperating.

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Police say the man had been drinking when he used a fire extinguisher to smash a glass door in the cab so he could tell the engineer to slow down. The train stopped so the passenger could be removed.

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Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump were once seen as moderating influences within the White House. A new book by longtime Vanity Fair journalist Vicky Ward, Kushner, Inc., portrays them instead as coiffed agents of chaos — lying, scamming, and backstabbing their way through Donald Trump's Washington.

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A Facebook vice president said fewer than 200 people saw the Christchurch massacre while it was being streamed live on the site. But the video was viewed about 4,000 times before Facebook removed it, he added. Countless more views occurred in the hours afterward, as copies of the video proliferated more quickly than online platforms like Facebook could remove them.

Bigger isn't necessarily better when it comes to catching, selling and eating fish.

For certain snappers, in fact, a market preference for plate-size whole fillets is driving fishermen to target smaller fish. For some wild fish populations, this is a recipe for collapse.

New York and Los Angeles tend to get all the ink, but you could make an argument that Houston is the most uniquely American big city there is. Sprawling and diverse, the Bayou City shows us how a variety of cultures can coexist and band together after hardships, such as the hurricanes that have battered the city over the past several years.

President Trump last week vetoed a congressional measure aimed at blocking his national emergency declaration. The next battle over that emergency declaration will likely be in the courts.

Meanwhile, planning for extending the border wall is already happening in Texas' Rio Grande Valley.

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