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Texas Chicken Bingo

News analyst Jessica Vitkus examines the tight Texas Democratic primary contest and the unique "Chicken Bingo" game that some Texans are using to predict the winner.

The legal age

Faith and news analyst Jason Mantzoukas discuss the recent debate over whether the legal drinking age should be lowered from twenty-one to eighteen.

Environment

Give peace parks a chance

Parks and natural areas can be an important part of international diplomacy and peace building between countries in conflict. That's according to University of Vermont professor Saleem Ali who edited the new book "Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution." Dr. Ali talked with host Bruce Gellerman.

Environment

Enviropig

Animal manure on industrial farms can wreak environmental havoc. At the University of Guelph in Ontario, microbiologist Cecil Forsberg has found a solution to the problem. He genetically modified pigs to produce low-phosphorous manure.

Environment

Manure magic

Dealing with large amounts of manure on industrial livestock farms has never been easy, environmentally sustainable, or profitable, but that's starting to change. Living on Earth reports on a growing industry that capitalizes on the power poop.