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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)
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6 Novelists Withdraw From Event Honoring 'Charlie Hebdo' For Free Speech

Peter Carey and Rachel Kushner are among those who are withdrawing in protest from the PEN American Center's annual gala. Kushner says she is uncomfortable with Charlie Hebdo's "cultural intolerance."
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Drop-In Chefs Help Seniors Stay In Their Own Homes

As people age, cooking can become difficult or even physically impossible. It's one reason people move to assisted living. One company offers a chef to cook healthy, affordable meals at home.
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Loretta Lynch Sworn In As U.S. Attorney General

Lynch's nomination was confirmed last week by the U.S. Senate, five months after President Obama nominated her to succeed Eric Holder.
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Leave The Selfie Sticks At Home, Wimbledon Says

Taking the same stance as the Kentucky Derby and major music festivals, the All England Lawn Tennis Club reportedly cited the devices' "nuisance value."

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