BirdNote: Those Raucous Jays

A raucous call and a bold flash of blue at your feeder means a jay has arrived. These daring blue dandies sound the alarm, announcing the approach of a predator. Often the loud call sends the predator packing.

Marathon: the lure of 26.2 miles

They have trained through the long winter months to prepare physically and mentally, and this Sunday the runners will test themselves against the 26.2 mile distance. We talk with runners about why they are attracted to marathoning.

Why so Blue?

The solid mass of "blue states" in the northeast spells concern for Republicans and we examine what can be learned from these trends. Also, issues of social class are explored through a theater performance, and artists transform old books into sculptural pieces in a provocative exhibit.