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August 5, 2011 Comment

Listener Letters: From FAA To Homemade Mosquito Repellant

Through Facebook, emails and our Web site, listeners have been weighing in on our stories this week. We look at your reactions to the now-resolved FAA stalemate, and hear some of your home remedies to keep mosquitoes at bay.

June 15, 2011 Comment

Letters: Update On Wallow The Calf, Healthcare Reform & Fuller Brush Men

We hear your thoughts on healthcare reform, one of the last Fuller Brush door-to-door salesmen, and get an update on Wallow the calf, who was born as the Wallow fire approached its ranch.

May 24, 2011 3 Comments

Listener Letters: Putting Manure To Good Use; A Book For Stressed Out Parents

We heard from many listeners after our interview with farmer Gene Logsdon, who is calling for “managing manure to save mankind,” and after our conversation about a goodnight book that’s not for kids.

April 28, 2011 Comment

Listener Letters: From Judy Garland To North American Dialects

We take a few minutes to hear from listeners after our segment on North American dialects, and our recent tribute to Judy Garland’s iconic 1961 Carnegie Hall Concert.

April 8, 2011 Comment

Listener Letters

From the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal to the debate over dismantling Medicare, we hear your thoughts.

January 25, 2011 Comment

Listener Letters: From The ‘Other’ Welfare, To Alcoholics Anonymous

We got an earful from listeners after our story about a benefits program for the disabled, and our interview about Alcoholics Anonymous.

December 9, 2010 Comment

Listener Letters: Obama's Tax Cut Deal, A Culture Critic's Favorites

Listeners weigh in after our conversation with Congressman Peter Welch about President Obama’s tax cut deal. We also make a face-saving correction on behalf of critic-at-large Ed Seigel, who says his favorite musical is not the Sound of Music, as he mistakenly blurted out during a recent interview. Siegel prefers South Pacific.

November 4, 2010 Comment

Listener Letters: Four Loko, Tea Party Midterm Victories

We open the Here & Now mailbox.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.