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Monday, February 10, 2014

Southern California Better Prepared For Drought

The first significant storm to hit Northern California in 14 months produced a good amount of rain and snow over the weekend. But the National Weather Service says it would take weeks of similar storms to end the state’s drought worries.

Water shortages have spurred calls for residents to curb usage. But in Southern California there’s no imminent threat of water rationing. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Steven Cuevas of KQED explains why.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

April 29 17 Comments

What’s A Delegate? And Why Do We Even Have Them In The First Place?

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Richard Pacelle, professor of political science at the University of Tennessee, to find some answers.

April 29 3 Comments

Bison Set To Become America’s First National Mammal

A bipartisan effort to name the bison the first national mammal of the U.S. has passed in Congress.

April 28 30 Comments

Men Read Mean Tweets At Women And The Video Goes Viral

Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.

April 28 7 Comments

HBO's CEO On Virtual Reality And ‘Sesame Street’

In the second part of our interview with Richard Plepler, he discusses why the premium cable network picked up "Sesame Street."