Kirk Siegler http://wuwm.com en Argument May Have Led To Fort Hood Shooting http://wuwm.com/post/argument-may-have-led-fort-hood-shooting Officials at Fort Hood, Texas, are investigating an argument that may have led to a shooting spree there this week. They are moving away from a focus on the suspect's mental health issues. Sat, 05 Apr 2014 11:42:00 +0000 Kirk Siegler 28515 at http://wuwm.com In Wake Of Fort Hood Shooting, Attention Turns To Base Security http://wuwm.com/post/wake-fort-hood-shooting-attention-turns-base-security While it appears the 2009 attack at Fort Hood was different in many ways from what occurred Wednesday, the latest attack is focusing attention again on security measures there. Meanwhile, we are learning more about the alleged shooter, Specialist Ivan Lopez. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=In+Wake+Of+Fort+Hood+Shooting%2C+Attention+Turns+To+Base+Security&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NDQ1MjMzMDEzMjA3NzExMTA5OTU5Yw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:45:00 +0000 Kirk Siegler 28483 at http://wuwm.com Nevada Farmers Hack The Drought By Switching Up The Crops http://wuwm.com/post/nevada-farmers-hack-drought-switching-crops Take a drive around the perimeter of Colby Frey's farm in Nevada and it's clear you're kind of on an island — an oasis of green surrounded by a big, dusty desert.<p>Nearby, a neighbor's farm has recently gone under. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:06:00 +0000 Kirk Siegler 27271 at http://wuwm.com Nevada Farmers Hack The Drought By Switching Up The Crops Calif. Fight Over Concealed Weapons Could Head To High Court http://wuwm.com/post/calif-fight-over-concealed-weapons-could-head-high-court California is shaping up to be the next major battleground over the Second Amendment, as gun rights activists in the nation's most populous state push for loosening concealed carry laws.<p>The state has some of the most restrictive such laws in the country. To get a permit to carry in public, you have to show "good cause" to a local official like a sheriff. In San Diego County, like a lot of urban areas, the sheriff set that bar high. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 08:44:00 +0000 Kirk Siegler 27114 at http://wuwm.com Calif. Fight Over Concealed Weapons Could Head To High Court Even After The Floods, The Drought Continues http://wuwm.com/post/even-after-floods-drought-continues Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>Here's some good news about the water situation in Northern California: More rain is falling today. San Francisco has seen eight inches over the past week and down south, L.A., has seen four. That's more rain than those two cities received over the whole past year. But the drought is still on and is still severe. And California's farmers are still looking at a bleak situation.<p>Here's NPR's Kirk Siegler.<p>JOE PALCA, BYLINE: Like most farmers in California's Central Valley, Dan Errotabere was elated by the recent rain. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Kirk Siegler 26167 at http://wuwm.com