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The Big Broadcast: May 6, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    04/15/62 #787 Wrong Idea Matter (CBS) (24:38)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    05/11/50 #049 Big Pug (NBC) (26:33)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    08/01/53 #067 Boy (CBS) (29:52)
  • 08:30 p.m. Duffy's Tavern
    09/28/45 w/Deems Taylor (AFRS) (28:46)
  • 09:00 p.m. Nick Carter
    11/10/43 #031 Drug Ring Murder    (Sus.) (MBS) (29:14)
  • 09:30 p.m. Nightbeat
    03/13/50 My Brother's Keeper (Sus.) (NBC) (29:26)
  • 10:00 p.m. Escape
    10/29/47 Pollack & The Porroh Man (Sus.) (CBS) (29:28)
  • 10:30 p.m. Suspense
  • 07/29/48 #300 The Yellow Wallpaper w/Agnes Moorehead (Auto-Lite) (CBS) (29:34)
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Don't Take His Stapler: 'Paper Clip' Author's Passion For Office Supplies

James Ward's new book stems from a lifelong love of Post-it notes, pencils and paper clips. He tells NPR's Melissa Block that they remind him of his school days, when life was less complicated.
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PepsiCo Swaps Diet Drink's Aspartame For Other Artificial Sweeteners

The company says Diet Pepsi consumers are concerned about aspartame. But the Food and Drug Administration has long affirmed that the sweetener is safe in amounts commonly used by beverage companies.
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California Cities Struggle To Meet Water Conservation Targets

Early next month, California plans to finalize its emergency water conservation plan. Cities are under the gun to cut their water usage from anywhere between 15 and 40 percent.
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At The Heart Of A Watch, Tested By Time

Watchmakers have long thrived by selling timepieces that will be cherished as family heirlooms. But, if pragmatism rendered the pocket watch obsolete, what happens when watches become computers?

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