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The Big Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/02-03/55 The Valentine Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:14)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/10/50 #061 Big Actor (NBC) (26:32)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    11/14/53 #082 Professor Lute Bone (Post Toasties) (CBS) (24:50) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Duffy's
    10/19/43 w/Peter Lorre (Bristol Myers) (Blue) (28:20)
  • 09:00 p.m. Mercury Theater
    10/23/38 #16 Around The World In 80 Days (Sus.) (CBS) (59:40) 
  • 09:30 p.m. Box 13
    09/12/48 #04 Actor's Alibi (Synd) (26:18)
  • 10:00 p.m. Mysterious Traveler
    09/24/44 #042 Death Laughs Last (Sus.) (MBS) (28:04) 

Elvis Costello: 'There Is No Absolute Right And Wrong About Music'

Throughout his memoir, Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink, Costello grapples with parallels to his father's life. "In the end, music was playing in the room when my father left this earth," he says.

Why Wal-Mart And Other Retail Chains May Not Fix The Food Deserts

Americans' junk food calories increasingly come from big box and convenience stores rather than traditional grocers, a study finds. And researchers say this trend is a public health concern.

Palestinians Confront Escalating Violence In Jerusalem After Attacks

Families of two Palestinians accused of attacks on Israelis describe their shock and some of the anger driving a new wave of violence.

Groups Aim To Make It Easier To Own A Cable TV Box Instead Of Renting

A study estimated that 99 percent of cable TV subscribers rent their set-top boxes and pay on average $231 a year to do so. Groups want to make it easier for consumers to own similar devices.

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