Chances are, you haven’t had strawberry wine since, well, high school. You can probably still remember the sickly-sweet taste. But one researcher says he’s found the key to making high-quality fruit wines.The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Wendy Nelson has the story:
While millions of school kids are returning to classes, the retailers of the nation are counting up the profits from the back-to-school buying frenzy. But as Great Lakes Radio Consortium commentator Suzanne Elston points out, maybe the need to have everything new for the start of school year is one lesson we don’t want to teach our children:
If you enjoyed the milder than normal winters we have enjoyed for the past two years, BEWARE: some climate researchers think we may be headed for a cold winter, with heavier than normal snowfalls. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Bud Lowell has more:
President Clinton has said this summer’s record breaking heat is evidence of global warming, and he blasted congress for ignoring the problem. Most scientists are firmly convinced that global warming is already underway, but there is still some scientific uncertainty about what effects it might have. Around the world, scientists are looking for answers. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Stephanie Hemphill reports on one research project now underway:
States in the Midwest are looking at a plan to link cities with faster passenger rail. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Lester Graham reports…the plan would cost billions of dollars, but its backers say it will better serve mid-sized cities.