Jay Field http://kios.org en Craft Beer Reaches New Depths As Mainers Brew A Batch From Seaweed http://kios.org/post/craft-beer-reaches-new-depths-mainers-brew-batch-seaweed More craft breweries are using exotic ingredients in their creations these days. There are ales made with all kinds of fruit, beers infused with coriander and other spices, stouts brewed with oysters — even beer made from yeast scraped off 35 million-year-old <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/07/15/331723450/captain-ahabs-revenge-brewing-beer-from-an-ancient-whale-bone">whale bones</a>. But what about a beer made with seaweed?<p>At <a href="http://www.marshallwharf.com/">Marshall Wharf Brewing Co</a>. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:42:00 +0000 Jay Field 50279 at http://kios.org Craft Beer Reaches New Depths As Mainers Brew A Batch From Seaweed Despite Objections, Maine Governor Acts On Food Stamp Fraud http://kios.org/post/despite-objections-maine-governor-acts-food-stamp-fraud To combat welfare and food stamp fraud, states across the nation are considering various steps, including requiring photos on Electronic Benefit Transfer cards. Massachusetts and New York are the only states with photo ID programs right now, but they'll soon be joined by Maine, whose Republican governor is using his executive authority to avoid a political battle and start a similar program.<p>Maine Gov. Paul LePage has made rooting out fraud in the welfare and food stamp programs a top priority since his early days in office. There are roughly 224,000 active EBT cards in Maine. Sun, 11 May 2014 21:05:00 +0000 Jay Field 47015 at http://kios.org Despite Objections, Maine Governor Acts On Food Stamp Fraud