Rachel Ward http://wrvo.org en Obama 'Suits Up' For Inauguration Day http://wrvo.org/post/obama-suits-inauguration-day Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>OK, the first lady always generates attention for her fashion choices. As we mentioned elsewhere in our broadcast, she made news last week by getting bangs. People do not necessarily pay as much attention to that guy that the first lady may bring around to various events, but presidential fashions can make history. Think of Ronald Reagan's brown suits or Jimmy Carter's cardigans. NPR's Rachel Ward takes a look at this president's sartorial statements.<p>RACHEL WARD, BYLINE: If there's any brand associated with the presidency, it's Brooks Brothers. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 08:41:00 +0000 Rachel Ward 32132 at http://wrvo.org Ohio Bill Would Ban Exotic Animals As Pets http://wrvo.org/post/ohio-bill-would-ban-exotic-animals-pets Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. Good morning. I'm David Greene.<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>And I'm Steve Inskeep.<p>For the most part, of course, what you do at home is your business. But a tragedy in Ohio has authorities legislating the question of which animals people keep at home. Thu, 10 May 2012 08:48:00 +0000 Rachel Ward 19019 at http://wrvo.org Why you love Upstate NY http://wrvo.org/post/why-you-love-upstate-ny <p>We asked our friends on Twitter, Facebook and elsewhere what they love about upstate New York, for a special upstate Valentine.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 20:32:32 +0000 Rachel Ward 14345 at http://wrvo.org Why you love Upstate NY Following the Power Lines http://wrvo.org/post/following-power-lines <p>We're drilling for gas, planning pipes from Canadian tar sands, and pumping millions of dollars into green energy projects. &nbsp;</p><p>But the energy mix that we'll end up with in New York State is still a work in progress. What do we want to see powering our toasters and laptops in the years to come?</p><p>We've posed those questions to a panel of experts, to find out what's being built,&nbsp;how the marketplace might shake out, and what the social and political ramifications are of how we produce and consume power.</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:41:44 +0000 Rachel Ward 11227 at http://wrvo.org Following the Power Lines Turkey Joints That Taste Like Candy http://wrvo.org/post/turkey-joints-taste-candy <em>Part of an ongoing <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/142594423/from-chompsgiving-to-chew-years-holiday-dishes" target="_blank">series</a> on unique holiday dishes</em><p>Each fall when it turns cold, a candy maker in Rome, N.Y., kicks into production on a confection known as <a href="https://www.turkeyjoints.com/catalog/" target="_blank">turkey joints</a>.<p>And each year as Christmas approaches, I receive a jar of these bone-shaped candies in my shoe. My mother-in-law, Miriam Ganze, claims that leaving gifts in your shoes is a bona fide European tradition for the 6th of December — St. Wed, 23 Nov 2011 15:29:00 +0000 Rachel Ward 9986 at http://wrvo.org Turkey Joints That Taste Like Candy