FL News Podcasts

Neighborhoods in the Network / Fresh Air Fund

05.20.09 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Since 1877, more than 1.7 million New York City children from low-income families have been treated to two weeks in the county by host families who volunteer with the Fresh Air Fund. Just last year, close to 5,000 children were able to enjoy sunshine and open spaces in New York, Pennsylvania and ...

FLN News / Where Have All the Voters Gone?

05.19.09 | Bob Price

Today is Primary Tuesday in Pennsylvania and school budget day in New York. Yet not a lot of voters are expected to head out to the polls and cast their votes. FLN's Bob Price speaks with Dr. Ralph Kerr from the Teaching and Learning Institute of Western New York to find out why so few take part.

Food For Thought / Your Grocery Budget: Store-Bought vs. Homemade

05.19.09 | Sherri Watters

Is it cheaper to buy food products pre-made in a store, or is it better to make them yourself? Sherri Watters and Sarah Harnisch help you make sense of your grocery bill.

FLN News / Abortion Attitudes Changing?

05.18.09 | Sarah Harnisch

A new Gallup poll shows that for the first time in 15 years, a majority of Americans consider themselves pro-life. FLN's Sarah Harnisch takes a closer look at that poll with prominent pro-lifer Bill Devlin. He says the numbers speak for themselves.

Family Life / Wheels for the World 2009

05.18.09 | Bob Price

Family Life's partnership with Joni and Friends Ministry has been going on for six years. During that time, we have collected over 4,000 wheelchairs for people in need all over the planet.

Food For Thought / Truth in Cereal Advertising

05.15.09 | Sherri Watters

The Cheerios box says the cereal will "lower your cholesterol four-percent in six weeks." But the FDA says that violates its rule about unapproved drug claims. FLN's Sherri Watters tells us why the FDA is going after General Mills and you may want to look elsewhere to ensure good health.

FLN News / Non-Drug Pain Relievers

05.14.09 | Bob Price

Earlier this month, the FDA announced that popular pain killers like Tylenol, Advil, and aspirin can cause serious liver and stomach problems. It raises a point about how much we have come to rely on pills to control pain.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Fire on the Genesee (Castile, NY)

05.13.09 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Salt pork and hardtack, open fires and military drilling will all be part of Letchworth State Park’s “Fire on the Genesee” Civil War Encampment, where Union and Confederate reenactors will engage in battle demonstrations.

FLN News / Cutting Early Childhood Education Funding in NY

05.12.09 | Ed Thomas

A national think-tank is criticizing New York's decision to cut early childhood education funding. FLN's Ed Thomas speaks with Kathy Patterson from the "Pew Centers for the States" to hear what her organization and other states are trying, and what could be changed for the better in NY.

FLN News / The Sower's Ministry

05.11.09 | Bob Price

FLN News focuses on the persecuted church in India. Bob Price speaks with Neil Anderson with the Sowers Ministry, who has just returned from Orissa State. A number of Christians there are being targeted by Hindu radicals because of their faith.

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