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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) 
NPR

Jack Davis, Cartoonist Who Helped Found 'Mad' Magazine, Dies

Money from a job illustrating a Coca-Cola training manual became a springboard for Jack Davis to move from Georgia to New York.
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Cookie Dough Blues: How E. Coli Is Sneaking Into Our Forbidden Snack

Most people know not to eat raw cookie dough. But now it's serious: 46 people have now been sickened with E. coli-tainted flour. Here's how contamination might be occurring.
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At The Democratic Convention, Choreographing A Sea Of Signs

Watch even a few minutes of the Democratic National Convention, and you're bound to see some synchronized sign-holding — with brightly colored slogans like "Stronger Together" waving in the crowd.
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Writing Data Onto Single Atoms, Scientists Store The Longest Text Yet

With atomic memory technology, little patterns of atoms can be arranged to represent English characters, fitting the content of more than a billion books onto the surface of a stamp.

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