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Competitive Eating, Picnic Salads, Changing U.S. Beef Map

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I started to feel that there was an element of unhealthfulness to competitive eating. I know that's a shocking revelation.

That's partly why author and journalist Ryan Nerz ended up leaving his job as an announcer of eating contests. Just in time for a Fourth of July tradition-- Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest -- Nerz gives us an inside look at the world of professional competitive eaters.

Drought conditions in certain states translate into dollar signs for other states. Harvest Public Media looks at the changing landscape of American beef production.

Chef Daniel Orr has been cooking light, fresh dishes for us lately. Two more vegetarian recipes today that highlight seasonal produce.

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