KRCU http://krcu.org en Iraqi Christian Village: From Sanctuary To Ghost Town In 2 Months http://krcu.org/post/iraqi-christian-village-sanctuary-ghost-town-2-months The northern Iraqi village of <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/06/18/323166067/christian-village-takes-in-iraqis-displaced-by-sectarian-violence" target="_blank">Al-Qoush was humming with activity</a> — and some jitters — when NPR visited back in June. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:08:00 +0000 Peter Kenyon 30316 at http://krcu.org Iraqi Christian Village: From Sanctuary To Ghost Town In 2 Months Back Home, Freed American Journalist Says He's 'Overwhelmed By Emotion' http://krcu.org/post/back-home-freed-american-journalist-says-hes-overwhelmed-emotion <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bA8OY7intFQ</p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:50:00 +0000 editor 30315 at http://krcu.org Back Home, Freed American Journalist Says He's 'Overwhelmed By Emotion' What Goes Into The Price Of Your Tomato http://krcu.org/post/what-goes-price-your-tomato <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Late summer in the Midwest is tomato season. For tomato growers around that country, it’s time to pick their bounty and calculate their earnings.</span></p><p>While sun and rain might be free, tomato farmers have to carefully weigh everything else they put in to growing their crop. Research and the development of new tools – from novel seed varieties resistant to diseases to additional fertilizers – has changed the input costs for growers.</p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:40:30 +0000 Kristofor Husted 30314 at http://krcu.org What Goes Into The Price Of Your Tomato Rice Bucket Challenge: Put Rice In Bucket, Do Not Pour Over Head http://krcu.org/post/rice-bucket-challenge-put-rice-bucket-do-not-pour-over-head There's the Ice Bucket Challenge. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:14:00 +0000 Linda Poon 30313 at http://krcu.org Rice Bucket Challenge: Put Rice In Bucket, Do Not Pour Over Head U.N. Says Assad Regime, Islamic State Are Committing War Crimes In Syria http://krcu.org/post/un-says-assad-regime-islamic-state-are-committing-war-crimes-syria <a href="http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/HRBodies/HRCouncil/CoISyria/A.HRC.27.60_Eng.pdf">A report</a> presented by the United Nations today paints a pretty grim picture of Syria.<p>It tells the story of a country mired in a ruthless civil war in which all sides are indiscriminately killing and torturing civilians. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:28:00 +0000 editor 30312 at http://krcu.org U.N. Says Assad Regime, Islamic State Are Committing War Crimes In Syria