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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And let's turn now to the latest volley in the ongoing tariff war. American politicians have vowed to fight new Chinese tariffs on U.S. made cars and SUVs. Michigan Radio's Tracy Samilton has more.

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One of the year-end fights going on in Congress is about extending unemployment insurance. Democrats want to extend benefits for people long out of work. Republicans say, wait a minute, it's time to reform the program and lower its cost.

Television has always loved heroes who sometimes act a bit like the bad guys — from cheeky gambler Brett Maverick to know-it-all bigot Archie Bunker. But today's TV shows seem addicted to the anti-hero, pushing audiences to fall in love with a meth dealer, murderous biker gang and a serial killer. TV critic Eric Deggans of the "St. Petersburg Times" explains why bad-guy heroes are so popular now.

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HP Tightens Severance Policy For Executives

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NPR's business news starts with a smaller golden parachute at HP.

LA's Art Scene In the '60s Rivaled New York

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And financial-aid applications can be filled out online by students and their families. For older Americans, the government offers online applications for Social Security benefits.

Part of an ongoing series on unique holiday dishes

My great-great-grandma Mary Dusek kept alive the Czech heritage of her parents and immigrant husband through food. In the one photo I've seen of her, she's wearing a crisp, white apron. Our signature holiday dish comes from Mary's kitchen.

My mom, Dee Dee — Mary's great-granddaughter — is the keeper of the Dusek kraut tradition.

In the past three years, the ability and willingness of Americans to move across town or to another state have fallen to their lowest level in more than half a century.

An NPR/Kaiser Family Foundation survey examined mobility among the long-term unemployed and underemployed. Of those two groups combined, 40 percent said they would be willing to move to another state to find a job.

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