Australia http://www.kunc.org en Hard-Boiled Hero Jack Irish Lives, And Drinks, In A Shadowy Melbourne http://www.kunc.org/post/hard-boiled-hero-jack-irish-lives-and-drinks-shadowy-melbourne Peter Temple writes prize-winning thrillers, four of them about his sometimes hapless investigator, Jack Irish. The books capture Melbourne, Australia: its pubs, racetracks, big boulevards rattling with traffic, and narrow alleys — called lanes — painted with graffiti.<p>Jack Irish was headed for a life as a successful suburban solicitor, or lawyer, when one of his criminal clients murdered Jack's wife, and Jack dropped the law to become a drunk. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:27:00 +0000 Linda Wertheimer 58441 at http://www.kunc.org Hard-Boiled Hero Jack Irish Lives, And Drinks, In A Shadowy Melbourne Global Bumper Wheat Crop Brings Lower Prices For Colorado Farmers http://www.kunc.org/post/global-bumper-wheat-crop-brings-lower-prices-colorado-farmers <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">Talk to any corn farmer and he or she will likely&nbsp;<a href="http://harvestpublicmedia.org/article/expected-bumper-crop-has-price-corn-dropping" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; line-height: inherit; color: rgb(0, 98, 160); text-decoration: underline;">lament the dropping price of corn</a>. But corn growers are not alone. Farmers who grow wheat are beginning to feel the same pinch.</p><p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:10:47 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 53461 at http://www.kunc.org Global Bumper Wheat Crop Brings Lower Prices For Colorado Farmers Why Lots Of Grass-Fed Beef Sold In U.S. Comes From Down Under http://www.kunc.org/post/why-lots-grass-fed-beef-sold-us-comes-down-under Beef from cattle that have grazed only on pasture is in high demand — much to the surprise of many meat retailers, who didn't traditionally think of grass-fed beef as top-quality.<p><a href="http://www.organicvalley.coop/?id=688">George Siemon</a>, a founder of Organic Valley, the big organic food supplier, says the push for grass-fed beef started with activists who wanted to challenge a beef industry dominated by factory-scale feedlots. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:49:00 +0000 Daniel Charles 50360 at http://www.kunc.org Why Lots Of Grass-Fed Beef Sold In U.S. Comes From Down Under In Australian Vote, Prime Minister Concedes To Abbott http://www.kunc.org/post/australian-vote-prime-minister-concedes-abbott In Australia's just-concluded national vote, conservative Tony Abbott has won enough support to become the country's next prime minister and end six years of Labor rule. Sat, 07 Sep 2013 12:11:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 49309 at http://www.kunc.org In Australian Vote, Prime Minister Concedes To Abbott Australian's Shooting Death Echoes From Oklahoma To Melbourne http://www.kunc.org/post/australians-shooting-death-echoes-oklahoma-melbourne The killing of an Australian man who was in the U.S. on a baseball scholarship has brought grief to his hometown and to the small Oklahoma town where he was shot to death. Three teens have been arrested for the crime; one suspect says they simply had nothing better to do, the police report.<p>Christopher Lane, 22, was reportedly shot in the back as he jogged down a road in Duncan, Okla., in the middle of the afternoon last Friday. He was a victim of random violence, police say, after three teens — ages 15, 16 and 17 — saw him pass a house they were in. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 48573 at http://www.kunc.org Australian's Shooting Death Echoes From Oklahoma To Melbourne