10:51am

Tue March 6, 2012
-Nature of Things

The Energy of Spring

John Weeks discusses the beauty of spring and the roots and seeds that influence the many spouting plants of the warm season.

 

Originally aired March 9th, 1989.

10:45am

Tue March 6, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Before Leaving The Hospital, Consult Your Checklist

Checklists aren't just for doctors.
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When checking into a hospital, patients naturally worry whether their visit will go well. But leaving the hospital safely can sometimes present an even trickier challenge.

Patients are going home sooner and sicker than ever before. And without clear and comprehensive instructions about what to do after a hospital stay, they may wind up back in the hospital, or worse.

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10:40am

Tue March 6, 2012
-Nature of Things

Dick Taylor: Director of Cayuga Nature Center

John Weeks interviews Dick Taylor and chats about the kind of services provided at the the Cayuga Nature Center and the range of ages these services are provided for.

 

Originally aired on March 4th, 1988.

10:32am

Tue March 6, 2012
-Nature of Things

A Look at the Birds... Roadside

John Weeks tells all about winter birds and the many that are often found on roadsides. Different type of winter birds go unnoticed, Weeks discusses the numerous type of birds spotted all over the country through the cold season.

Originally aired March 6th, 1987.

10:24am

Tue March 6, 2012
-Nature of Things

Spring Time Birds

John Weeks talks about a range of birds from robins to bluebirds and how they're appearance and singing gives us hint that spring is just around the corner.

Originally aired March 7th, 1986.

10:16am

Tue March 6, 2012
-Nature of Things

Frank Bivel on the Lifestyle of the Native American

John Weeks interviews Frank Bivel and his idea to put a program together that would further explain the lifestyle of a Native American. Bivel discusses the details of his plan and how he hopes to make the life of a Native American physically come to life to modern day people by working with the same resources Native Americans once did.

 

Originally aired on March 8th, 1985.

10:00am

Tue March 6, 2012
-Nature of Things

How to Tap Maple Trees

John Weeks explains how to tap a maple tree step by step.

Originally aired March 9th, 1984.

9:52am

Tue March 6, 2012
Business

Did The Fed Help Banks While Ignoring The Risks?

Originally published on Tue March 6, 2012 2:05 pm

The Federal Reserve shrugged off warnings and let banks pay shareholders billions of dollars in dividends, ProPublica investigative reporter Jesse Eisinger says.
Karen Bleier AFP/Getty Images

Since the financial crisis of 2008, the Federal Reserve has shrugged off warnings and let the largest U.S. financial firms pay tens of billions of dollars in dividends to shareholders, instead of putting aside money as capital in case a new financial crisis hits.

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9:49am

Tue March 6, 2012
The Two-Way

Report: Minority Students Receive Harsher Punishments

Originally published on Tue March 6, 2012 9:53 am

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks during a forum on education at American University in Washington, Friday, March 2.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

A new report from the Education Department finds that minority students receive much harsher punishment than their white counterparts. The report finds that more than 70 percent of cases referred to police in school-related issues involved black or Hispanic students.

The AP reports:

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8:34am

Tue March 6, 2012
The Two-Way

Iran Says It's Ready To Allow U.N. Nuclear Inspectors To Military Site

Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency is reporting that the country is ready to allow United Nations nuclear inspectors into a military complex, where the West suspects Iran is undertaking secret nuclear work.

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