FL News Podcasts

Food For Thought / Getting Kids to Sit at the Dinner Table

05.29.09 | Sherri Watters

FLN's staff nutritionist Sherri Watters shares some ways to get the kids to seat through a meal. How many parents have ever had problems with that before? (A show of hands please)

FLN News / A Closer Look at Prop 8

05.28.09 | Ed Thomas

FLN News takes a closer look at the measure that bans same-sex marriage in California. The referendum was upheld by the states' highest court this week and many conservative activists wonder what is ahead in the battle to protect traditional marriage?

Neighborhoods in the Network / Polish Heritage Festival (Buffalo, NY)

05.27.09 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Pierogis, polka music, and a bit of Polish language study are all in store during New York State’s largest annual festival celebrating Polish heritage. Join Martha Manikas-Foster for this “Neighborhoods in the Network” report on Buffalo’s Polish Heritage Festival at the Erie County Fair ...

FLN News / President Obama Nominates Judge Sotomayor

05.26.09 | Bob Price

President Obama has nominated Judge Sonia Sotomayor to replace David Souter on the Supreme Court. Sotomayor grew up in the projects of New York City and worked her way through law school -- that we know. But what kind of a judicial temperament does she have?

FLN News / Fate of Faith in America

05.25.09 | Bob Price

A new study shows the number of professing non-believers continues to grow in America. FLN's Bob Price and Sarah Harnisch discuss the current state of faith in the nation with famed Atheist Christopher Hitchens and former Atheist, turned Christian Apologist Lee Strobel.

Food For Thought / Prescription Drug Use on the Decline

05.22.09 | Sherri Watters

A new survey went "under the radar" this week but it caught our attention. The survey shows for the first time in a decade, fewer Americans are using prescription drugs. Sherri Watters gives us her opinion as to why that is, as well as some reasons why it is a good thing.

FLN News / The Unlikely Disciple

05.21.09 | Sarah Harnisch

What would it be like to go to a college where you did not agree with the teaching? What if you were raised as an atheist, a Muslim, or a Quaker and tried a semester at the nation's largest evangelical Christian university?

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.