Stories for July 14, 2007
In a sequel-packed summer of films,
All seven of San Diego's Sharp Hospitals are gearing up for a nurses strike, set to begin on Monday. Hundreds of replacement nurses are now waiting in the wings. KPBS reporter Andrew Phelps has the story.
An environmental group is upset about a proposed rule over the Navy's sonar testing. The rule would expand the testing area and remove other restrictions. KPBS reporter Ed Joyce has more.
Do babies just babble, or are they trying to tell us something? Martha and Grant discuss a new video designed to decode the "universal language" of infants. A priest explains how he got busted by readers of his blog for using the word "bollixed." And if you think the word "jazz" arose in nightclubs, think again: it may be rooted in the world of sports.
Well at least Henry Oldfield (Nathan Meister) fears them. In fact he's terrified of them, and he's been in therapy for years to help him cope with the terror. Henry grew up on a farm where the family raised sheep. Little Henry initially liked sheep. Then his brother played a cruel, nightmare-inducing joke on him. Now as an adult, Henry's returning home to sign over his share of his late father's estate to his older brother Angus (Peter Feeney). But if Henry's scared of normal sheep, wait till he sees the genetic mutations Angus has been cooking up in his lab.