WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne http://kenw.org en More, Better, Faster Sushi? Call In A 'Sushi Bot' http://kenw.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 9814 at http://kenw.org More, Better, Faster Sushi? Call In A 'Sushi Bot' Miami Outraged Over Guillen's Castro Comments http://kenw.org/post/marlins-manager-spark-outrage-over-castro-article Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And one of baseball's better-known characters, with a knack for testing the boundaries of free speech, has created a controversy in the very first week of the season. Ozzie Guillen, new manager of the Miami Marlins, is holding a press conference today in Miami to apologize. It's all about some comments he made about Cuba's Fidel Castro. Joining us now is NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman. Good morning.<p>TOM GOLDMAN, BYLINE: Hi, Renee.<p>MONTAGNE: OK. Tue, 10 Apr 2012 08:00:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 9798 at http://kenw.org 3-0 Mets Surprise New York Baseball Fans http://kenw.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 9746 at http://kenw.org Housing Stalls Election Year Economic Growth http://kenw.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 7937 at http://kenw.org Syria Continues Crushing Offensive In Homs http://kenw.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 7638 at http://kenw.org