We hear a lot about balance these days - finding work-life balance or balancing the budget. And now, a group of vintners are trying to find balance in wine. They are making pinot noirs with less alcohol content, which they believe brings out the best flavors.
Jamie Kutch can tell us more about the push toward low alcohol wines. He's the owner of Kutch Wines and Vineyards, and he's in our New York bureau. Welcome to the program.
Mr. JAMIE KUTCH (Owner, Kutch Wines and Vineyards): Thanks so much for having me.
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On Thursday, the government will release its initial estimate for Gross Domestic Product in the first quarter of this year. GDP is a key gauge of how the economy is doing, whether it's still recovering from the Great Recession. And in recent weeks, it seems economists have been in a race to downgrade their expectations.
This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Liane Hansen.
After weeks of protests in Yemen, President Ali Abdullah Saleh has signed a deal to step down in 30 days. In exchange, he will get immunity for himself, his family and aides. Opposition leaders have tentatively accepted the deal, but protesters say they won't leave the streets.
Eric Stier is a reporter in Yemen's capital Sana'a. He's a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Time magazine and the Christian Science Monitor. Thanks for talking with us today.
Low-wage jobs were often filled by young people. But when the recession hit, many of them were squeezed out by adults seeking any work they could get. As the economy improves, there's hope that some entry-level jobs filled by over-qualified adults will open up to teens.
NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates examines the prospects for this summer's job market.
KAREN GRISBY BATES: This used to be a common summer job experience when you were somewhere between 16 and, say, 20.