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The Big Broadcast: January 1, 2012

  • 08:00 p.m. Jack Benny
    12/31/39 Annual New Year's Party (NBC)(29:45)
  • 08:30 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/01/56 #195 Puckett's New Year (CBS) (21:57)
  • 09:00 p.m. Dragnet
    03/08/51 #91 Big New Years (NBC)(26:12)
  • 09:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    01/01/50 New Year's Eve $5 Tickets (Colgate)(NBC)(29:30)
  • 10:00 p.m. Burns & Allen
    01/03/46 New Year's Resolution (Maxwell House)(NBC)(29:22) (Postum)(14:14)
  • 10:30 p.m. Ozzie & Harriet
    01/02/49 New Year's Resolution (Int'l Silver)(NBC)(29:45)
  • 11:00 p.m. Shadow
    01/01/39 Man Who Murdered Time (MBS)(28:46)
  • 11:30 p.m. Mysterious Traveler
    01/05/47 New Year's Nightmare (Sus.)(MBS)(29:45)
NPR

Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'

The filmmaker says Going Clear, harshly critical of the Church of Scientology, is about the dangers of "blind faith." The church has hit back with an aggressive public relations effort of its own.
NPR

Was Your Seafood Caught By Slaves? AP Uncovers Unsavory Trade

Some of the seafood that winds up in American grocery stores, in restaurants, even in cat food, may have been caught by Burmese slaves, a year-long investigation by the Associated Press finds.
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Virginia Democrats Scramble To Vie For Last-Minute Opening In General Assembly

A last-minute decision by Virginia Del. Rob Krupicka to quit the General Assembly to focus on his doughtnut business left local Democrats scrambling to file paperwork for the upcoming primary election for the seat.
NPR

Police Departments Open Up 'Safe Lots' For Craigslist Transactions

Several crimes around the U.S. have been tied to the website's in-person transactions. So police departments are offering up their parking lots to provide a secure space for buying and selling stuff.

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