WVPublic http://wvpublic.org en Who Should Pay To Keep The Internet's Locks Secure? http://wvpublic.org/post/who-should-pay-keep-internets-locks-secure The encryption code unlocked by the Heartbleed bug last week provided vital security for some of the most widely used websites on the Internet. Fortune 1000 companies rely on the open source code for their core business. But it turns out no one is paying for it.<p>The software that got infected — and later fixed — is <a href="https://www.openssl.org/">OpenSSL</a>. It's supposed to be the really safe, secure road on the Internet superhighway, where messages get encrypted and sent between users and servers. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:44:00 +0000 Aarti Shahani 10619 at http://wvpublic.org Who Should Pay To Keep The Internet's Locks Secure? How Do Companies Boost 401(k) Enrollment? Make It Automatic http://wvpublic.org/post/how-do-companies-boost-401k-enrollment-make-it-automatic More Americans are saving for retirement through their employers' 401(k) programs. That's because in recent years they've been given a strong nudge — more companies are automatically enrolling workers in retirement savings programs.<p>Some firms are also automatically increasing the amount employees contribute. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:42:00 +0000 Chris Arnold 10615 at http://wvpublic.org How Do Companies Boost 401(k) Enrollment? Make It Automatic For The Children's Sake, Put Down That Smartphone http://wvpublic.org/post/childrens-sake-put-down-smartphone It's not just kids who are overdoing screen time. Parents are often just as guilty of spending too much time checking smartphones and e-mail — and the consequences for their children can be troubling.<p>Dr. Jenny Radesky is a pediatrician specializing in child development. When she worked at a clinic in a high tech savvy Seattle neighborhood Radesky started noticing how often parents ignored their kids in favor of a mobile device. She remembers a mother placing her phone in the stroller between herself and the baby. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:41:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 10616 at http://wvpublic.org For The Children's Sake, Put Down That Smartphone Scribes Are Back, Helping Doctors Tackle Electronic Medical Records http://wvpublic.org/post/scribes-are-back-helping-doctors-tackle-electronic-medical-records Like many other doctors across the country, <a href="http://bayloruptown.com/devesh-ramnath-md">Dr. Devesh Ramnath</a>, a Dallas orthopedic surgeon, recently made the switch from paper to electronic medical records. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:40:00 +0000 Lauren Silverman 10617 at http://wvpublic.org Scribes Are Back, Helping Doctors Tackle Electronic Medical Records LA County's New Watchdog May Not Have Much Bite http://wvpublic.org/post/la-countys-new-watchdog-may-not-have-much-bite The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is one of the nation's most troubled law enforcement agencies.<p>Eighteen current and former deputies <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=249920055">are facing felony charges</a> as part of a federal probe into allegations of widespread prisoner abuse in county jails. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:39:00 +0000 Kirk Siegler 10618 at http://wvpublic.org LA County's New Watchdog May Not Have Much Bite High School Wrestling Team T-shirts Questioned http://wvpublic.org/post/high-school-wrestling-team-t-shirts-questioned <p class="ap-story-p">Wood County school officials have asked their lawyers to review a wrestling team's T-shirts that bear a Bible verse on the back.</p><p class="ap-story-p">Superintendent Pat Law said the Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation complained about the Parkersburg South High School team's T-shirts to school officials. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:16:05 +0000 Associated Press 10614 at http://wvpublic.org High School Wrestling Team T-shirts Questioned Drilling Company Cited for Two Tank Explosions http://wvpublic.org/post/drilling-company-cited-two-tank-explosions <p class="ap-story-p">State regulators have ordered Antero Resources to suspend operations at two drilling pads where water tanks ruptured recently.</p><p class="ap-story-p">Two water tanks ruptured at the company's Marsden Pad in Doddridge County on April 11. On April 15, two tanks ruptured at Antero's Varner-West Pad in Harrison County. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:07:27 +0000 Associated Press 10613 at http://wvpublic.org Drilling Company Cited for Two Tank Explosions Hey, Kids, Remember You're On Our Side: The FBI Makes A Movie http://wvpublic.org/post/hey-kids-remember-youre-our-side-fbi-makes-movie <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pYCz-oVDBg</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8xlUNK4JHQ</p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:07:00 +0000 NPR Staff 10607 at http://wvpublic.org Hey, Kids, Remember You're On Our Side: The FBI Makes A Movie Honey, Blood And Harmony: Jordi Savall's Balkan Journey http://wvpublic.org/post/honey-blood-and-harmony-jordi-savalls-balkan-journey <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15327828/jordi-savall" target="_blank">Jordi Savall</a> has made a career of reviving ancient music. Whatever the age of the songs, though, he doesn't play them as museum-piece recreations, preserved in isolation. Savall takes great pleasure in <a href="http://www.npr.org/event/music/126390261/jordi-savall-tracing-jerusalems-history-in-music" target="_blank">smashing together music</a> from different times and different cultures.<p>At his concerts, it's difficult to predict what might happen — or who might show up. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:00:00 +0000 NPR Staff 10612 at http://wvpublic.org Honey, Blood And Harmony: Jordi Savall's Balkan Journey A Scientific Experiment: Field Trips Just For Teachers http://wvpublic.org/post/scientific-experiment-field-trips-just-teachers In a classroom across from the coal mine exhibit at the Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, students are huddled around tables, studying petri dishes of bacteria.<p>But these aren't school-age kids — these students are all teachers, responsible for imparting science to upper-elementary or middle-school students.<p>That's a job that many here — and many teachers in grammar schools around the country — feel unprepared for.<p>"That's why I'm here," says fifth-grade teacher Joel Spears. "I teach all the subjects. I went in not knowing how to teach science, really. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:00:00 +0000 editor 10610 at http://wvpublic.org A Scientific Experiment: Field Trips Just For Teachers California's Drought Ripples Through Businesses, Then To Schools http://wvpublic.org/post/californias-drought-ripples-through-businesses-and-even-schools Cannon Michael runs an 11,000-acre farm in California's Central Valley. His family has been farming in the state for six generations.<p>Michael's multi-million-dollar operation usually provides a wealth of crops including tomatoes, onions and melons. But recently, he's pretty pessimistic about work.<p>"It is going to be a year that's probably, at best, maybe break even. Or maybe lose some money," Michael tells NPR's Arun Rath.<p>Michael says about one-fifth of the land will lie fallow this year. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:00:00 +0000 NPR Staff 10609 at http://wvpublic.org California's Drought Ripples Through Businesses, Then To Schools In South Korea, Ferry Rescue Efforts Yield Only Grisly Results http://wvpublic.org/post/south-korea-ferry-rescue-efforts-yield-only-grim-results It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:00:00 +0000 Arun Rath 10608 at http://wvpublic.org Ferry Transcript Shows Confusion And Panic: 'Please Come Quickly' http://wvpublic.org/post/ferry-transcript-shows-confusion-and-panic-please-come-quickly For more than 40 minutes as their ship foundered last Wednesday, crew members of the South Korean ferry Sewol spoke with local maritime traffic services about a possible rescue. The conversation centered on getting help to the ship and on getting its passengers off the ferry, according to a transcript released Sunday.<p>The radio transcript gives harrowing new detail to a tragedy that has left about 240 people still missing. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:59:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 10611 at http://wvpublic.org Ferry Transcript Shows Confusion And Panic: 'Please Come Quickly' It's 4:20 On 4/20: Denver Hosts The Cannabis Cup Today http://wvpublic.org/post/its-420-420-denver-hosts-cannabis-cup-today Tens of thousands of people are attending the Cannabis Cup in Denver this weekend, the first time the marijuana festival and trade show is held in Colorado since the state legalized recreational pot in January.<p>The festival's date is no coincidence – it's a conversion of the pot smoker's favorite time of 4:20 into a date. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:23:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 10605 at http://wvpublic.org It's 4:20 On 4/20: Denver Hosts The Cannabis Cup Today Service Dog Guides Marathon Bombing Victims Through A Grim Year http://wvpublic.org/post/service-dog-guides-marathon-bombing-victims-through-grim-year At Monday's Boston Marathon, many runners will be on the course to honor the 16 people who lost limbs in last year's bombing. One married couple was among them: Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes.<p>Among many dark stories of that day, theirs is among the darkest. They were newlyweds of just seven months when each had their left leg blown off. Their injuries were so severe that they were some of the last victims to leave the hospital.<p>But we want to tell you an encouraging part of their story. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:16:00 +0000 editor 10606 at http://wvpublic.org Service Dog Guides Marathon Bombing Victims Through A Grim Year 'A Wound That Doesn't Close': Armenians Suffer Uncertainty Together http://wvpublic.org/post/wound-doesnt-close-armenians-suffer-uncertainty-together At St. Elie Armenian Catholic Church in downtown Beirut, Zarmig Hovsepian lit three candles and slowly mouthed silent prayers before Easter Mass. After reciting "Our Father," she added a prayer of her own: "For peace, for Lebanon and the region," she said, underscoring the deep sense of apprehension beneath the surface of otherwise festive Easter celebrations.<p>Next door in Syria, violence recently displaced thousands from the historic Armenian town of Kessab, which rests in northwestern Syria, along the Turkish border. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:23:00 +0000 Susannah George 10604 at http://wvpublic.org 'A Wound That Doesn't Close': Armenians Suffer Uncertainty Together The Florida Church Whose Worshipers Are All Tourists http://wvpublic.org/post/florida-church-whose-worshipers-are-all-tourists Easter Sunday is a busy time for many Christian churches. And for one Florida church, "busy" only begins to describe it. The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe has no permanent members, but it will host tens of thousands of worshipers today.<p>That's because the church is across the street from Walt Disney World. The main basilica was built in the early 1990s, to give visitors to the resort complex a place to worship. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:39:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 10603 at http://wvpublic.org The Florida Church Whose Worshipers Are All Tourists A Witness To The Bombing, A Nurse Returns To Boston As A Runner http://wvpublic.org/post/witness-bombing-nurse-returns-boston-runner <em>Each week, </em>Weekend Edition Sunday <em>brings listeners an unexpected side of the news by talking with someone personally affected by the stories making headlines.</em><p>As a volunteer for the 2013 Boston Marathon, nurse <a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/03/23/292163825/fate-sets-up-a-date-with-the-boston-marathon">Amelia Nelson</a> thought should would be there to help runners as they came across the finish line.<p>"Our whole mission was to make sure that we kinda talked to people as they came across the finish line, ask them how their time was, make sure that they were oriented, make Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:53:00 +0000 NPR Staff 10602 at http://wvpublic.org A Witness To The Bombing, A Nurse Returns To Boston As A Runner 'Hurricane' Carter Dies; Boxer Was Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder http://wvpublic.org/post/hurricane-carter-dies-boxer-was-wrongfuly-convicted-murder Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former boxing champion whose conviction for a triple murder was overturned after he served nearly 20 years in prison, has died of prostate cancer. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:31:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 10599 at http://wvpublic.org 'Hurricane' Carter Dies; Boxer Was Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder This May Be Rogue Parishioners' Last Easter In Closed Church http://wvpublic.org/post/may-be-rogue-parishioners-last-easter-closed-church Nearly a decade has passed since the doors of the Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church were shut and its holy water dried up.<p>With the Archdiocese of Boston strapped for cash, it was one of dozens of churches in the area to be closed and sold off. At the time, the archdiocese was in the throes of the clergy sex abuse crisis. It had agreed to pay nearly $85 million to more than 500 people who said they were abused by priests.<p>The closing of the church took parishioners in Scituate, Mass., about 30 miles south of Boston, by surprise. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:28:00 +0000 editor 10600 at http://wvpublic.org This May Be Rogue Parishioners' Last Easter In Closed Church