WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne http://wqcs.org en More, Better, Faster Sushi? Call In A 'Sushi Bot' http://wqcs.org/post/more-better-faster-sushi-call-sushi-bot <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPPwXRZCqew</p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:32:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 8973 at http://wqcs.org More, Better, Faster Sushi? Call In A 'Sushi Bot' 3-0 Mets Surprise New York Baseball Fans http://wqcs.org/post/3-0-mets-surprise-new-york-baseball-fans Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>With college basketball and the Master's behind us, many sports fans are turning their attention to baseball. We are through the first weekend of the Major League regular season, and already there are some early surprises. NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman joins us to talk about that.<p>Good morning.<p>TOM GOLDMAN, BYLINE: Hi, Renee.<p>MONTAGNE: Let's start with the city of New York, where the two teams are doing a bit of a role reversal.<p>GOLDMAN: Yes, they are. For the first time since 1985, the Mets are 3-0, and the Yankees are 0-3. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 08:00:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 8905 at http://wqcs.org Housing Stalls Election-Year Economic Growth http://wqcs.org/post/housing-stalls-election-year-economic-growth Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>Let's devote the next few minutes to the subject that President Obama began his press conference on, the U.S. housing market. The president pointed out that in many ways the U.S. economy is looking up. But...<p>PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: There are still millions of Americans who can't find a job. There are millions more who are having a tough time making the rent or the mortgage, paying for gas or groceries. So our job in Washington isn't to sit back and do nothing. Wed, 07 Mar 2012 09:00:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 7217 at http://wqcs.org Syria Continues Crushing Offensive In Homs http://wqcs.org/post/syria-continues-crushing-offensive-homs Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>Now to a city under siege in Syria. Syrian rebels are retreating from their stronghold of Homs today. They claim the move is a tactical one. They're running out of weapons. They also said they wanted to protect the people there from more death and destruction at the hands of the Syrian military, which has been bombarding Homs for weeks. Yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Syria's president fits the definition of a war criminal. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 09:00:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 6912 at http://wqcs.org Komen Issues Apology In Planned Parenthood Flap http://wqcs.org/post/komen-issues-apology-planned-parenthood-flap Transcript <p>(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>NPR's Business News starts with a reversal from the Komen Foundation. The Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation has just announced that it will not pull its funding for Planned Parenthood after all. The breast cancer charity endured a massive backlash when it announced, earlier this week, it would no longer give Planned Parenthood money for breast cancer screening. NPR's Julie Rovner joins us to explain the turnaround. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 17:56:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 5542 at http://wqcs.org NFL Playoff Results http://wqcs.org/post/nfl-playoff-results Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>Football fans were again glued to their TVs over the weekend, and the latest round of the NFL playoffs did not disappoint. The team with the best record in the regular season, the Green Bay Packers, lost to the New York Giants. And the New England Patriots beat the Denver Broncos, tamping down Tebow mania.<p>Here to discuss it all is NPR's Mike Pesca. Good morning.<p>MIKE PESCA, BYLINE: Hello.<p>MONTAGNE: So Mike, technically, in these playoffs there was only one what you might call an upset. Mon, 16 Jan 2012 09:00:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 4687 at http://wqcs.org Huntsman To Throw His Support To Romney http://wqcs.org/post/politics-news-5 Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>To talk more about those opponents and what's happening on the campaign trail, we turn now to NPR's Cokie Roberts, who joins us most Mondays. Good morning, Cokie.<p>COKIE ROBERTS, BYLINE: Hi, Renee.<p>MONTAGNE: So let's - it looks like there's one less rival in the Republican contest, now that former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman is expected to drop out today and throw his support to Mitt Romney. Let's talk about the likely effect on the rest of the contenders.<p>ROBERTS: Well, I'm not sure he's going to have much of an effect on the rest of the contenders. Mon, 16 Jan 2012 09:00:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 4689 at http://wqcs.org