F4T: Flavors Forum

This week SPM’s Gretchen Gondek speaks with Laurie Taylor (regional food coordinator and Master Gardner with ISU Extension and Outreach) about the upcoming “Flavors Forum,” happening February 16th, and “Soil to Supper—Garden for Food,” a free, one-day workshop for folks who raise produce, happening Saturday, February 27th.
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If you watched Sunday's Super Bowl, how did you get it? Over cable? Rabbit ears? (Yes, those still work.) Or did you stream it online?

The Gulf of Mexico is now open for commercial fish farming.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced last month that, for the first time in the U.S., companies can apply to set up fish farms in federal waters.

The idea is to compete with hard-to-regulate foreign imports. But opening the Gulf to aquaculture won't be cheap, and it could pose environmental problems.

Beyonce's 'Formation' Is A Visual Anthem

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Sunday night's Super Bowl landed a huge TV audience for its battle between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, which the Broncos took 24-10. While a football game is a football game, the Super Bowl is also a huge pop culture event, from the halftime show to the buildup and the barrage of advertising. We sat down the Monday morning after to take apart the highs, the lows, and the Beyonce of it all.

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that Canada will cease its airstrikes against self-proclaimed Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria by Feb. 22.

It will remain part of the coalition targeting the militants.

Scientists Discover A Second Bacterium That Causes Lyme Disease

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Until very recently it was thought that just one bacterium was to blame for causing Lyme disease in humans. But it turns out that a second, related bug can cause it too.

In 2013, during routine testing of bacterial DNA floating around in the blood samples of people suspected of having Lyme disease, researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., realized they were looking at something different.

Do you know any global health stories that should be getting coverage — but are overlooked by the media?

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Siouxland Public Media Presents "A Night at the Movies"

A special members-only event, Wednesday, February 24th, 5:30 p.m.

Listen to Great Classical Music 24/7 on KWIT-HD2

Streaming live from www.theclassicalstation.org