KPLU-FM: NPR News http://kios.org en Anti-Drug PSAs: Do They Work? http://kios.org/post/anti-drug-psas-do-they-work <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKLtVsRXGnI</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7aHf-GfvWQ</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zbsq5tmz6Lo</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub_a2t0ZfTs</p> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 20:27:00 +0000 KPLU-FM: NPR News 29168 at http://kios.org Veteran: Risks In 1950s Bomb Test 'A Disgrace' http://kios.org/post/veteran-risks-1950s-bomb-test-disgrace In 1957, Joel Healy witnessed one of the largest nuclear tests ever conducted on U.S. soil.<p>Healy was in the U.S. Army, stationed in the Nevada desert north of Las Vegas at Camp Desert Rock. He was 17 years old and a private first class at the time.<p>Healy drove dump trucks, moved materials, and built structures, like houses, that would be destroyed by the explosions so the Army could study the effects of a nuclear blast. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 07:22:00 +0000 KPLU-FM: NPR News 20447 at http://kios.org Veteran: Risks In 1950s Bomb Test 'A Disgrace' Can Fed's New 'Twist' Prevent Another Recession? http://kios.org/post/can-feds-new-twist-prevent-another-recession The economic news has been nothing but grim lately: weak expansion, sluggish consumer spending and unemployment holding steady at just over 9 percent.<p>Overseas, the picture isn't any rosier, with Greece expected to default on its debts — possibly followed by Portugal and Ireland — and the International Monetary Fund predicting a global economic slowdown.<p>So is the U.S. heading for a double-dip recession? Or are we there already? Sat, 24 Sep 2011 21:51:00 +0000 KPLU-FM: NPR News 154 at http://kios.org Can Fed's New 'Twist' Prevent Another Recession?