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etown

Schedule
88.5-2
Sunday
5:00 pm

etown is an exciting 60 minute weekly radio broadcast that features unique, live performances from many diverse musicians as well as conversation and information about the world around us.

etown builds community through music — music of all kinds. By featuring diverse music and interviews with a wide variety of authors, poets and policy-makers, etown creates a constantly expanding “community on the air.” With the addition of etown’s inspiring e-chievement awards, listeners all over the country are reminded that individual efforts really do make a difference. etown is a place where respect for each other and our natural environment go hand in hand.


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In 'Blue Eyed Boy,' Author Reveals Long Recovery From Facial Burns

Robert Timberg, who was disfigured by a land mine as a Marine in Vietnam, went on to become a successful journalist. His new memoir Blue Eyed Boy charts his struggle to recover from his wounds.
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Widely Used Insecticides Are Leaching Into Midwest Rivers

Researchers found that a class of chemicals similar to nicotine used on corn and soy farms have run off into streams and rivers in the Midwest. There they may be harming aquatic life, like insects.
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Jury Awards Former Gov. Ventura Nearly $2 Million In Defamation Case

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said his reputation had been damaged by an account of a fight in a book. In a split verdict, a federal jury agreed with him.
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Solving The Scourge That Is Slow Hotel Wi-Fi

Hotels are happy to charge you $300 a night for a stay, but their Wi-Fi speeds are often too slow to stream a movie. Now, two competing sites are trying to solve the problem.