Melissa Locker

Melissa Locker appears in the following:

On the Ballot: Same-sex marriage

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Dan Fritz of California's KPFK discusses Proposition 8, the ballot measure that would amend the California constitution and ban same-sex marriage in California.

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Monday, October 27, 2008

The Takeaway is looking at the choices going before voters on Election Day. Today, The Takeaway speaks with a reporter from South Dakota where a comprehensive abortion ban is on the ballot for the second time in two years, and a reporter in Colorado where some voters are trying to define human life as starting at fertilization.


Early voting

Thursday, October 23, 2008


bailing out homeowners

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

A homeowner bailout now looks more likely than ever. Both presidential candidates, John McCain and Barack Obama, are floating plans to help homeowners stuck with bad mortgages and the threat of foreclosures. But is that the best solution to the problem? New York Times Columnist and Economix blogger David Leonhardt talks about the pitfalls of a homeowner bailout.

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The food of Rosh Hashana, re-imagined

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Year in and year out families gather to commemorate holidays and special events with iconic foods: at the Lunar New Year, dumplings; at Thanksgiving, turkey; and Rosh Hashana brings brisket. Celebratory foods connect us to our culture. Can we re-imagine these foods for modern palates without upsetting family members and vital cultural traditions? The answer is yes, and deliciously. Out with the brisket and in with the osso buco when Melissa Clark re-imagines the food of Rosh Hashana.