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The Big Broadcast: May 12, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    02/20-21-56 Bennett Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:26)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    06/21/51 #106 Big Run (NBC) (26:08)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    08/09/54 #121 Joe Phy (CBS) (26:46)
  • 08:30 p.m. Life of Riley
    05/11/46 Mother's Day (Teel) (NBC) (29:08)
  • 09:00 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    05/08/49 Mother's Day (Colgate) (CBS) (29:20)
  • 09:30 p.m. Box 13
    10/10/48 #08 Double Mothers (Synd) (26:46)
  • 10:00 p.m. Mercury Theater
    09/25/38 The Immortal Sherlock Holmes (Sus.) (CBS) (56:12)
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In 'Blue Eyed Boy,' Author Reveals Long Recovery From Facial Burns

Robert Timberg, who was disfigured by a land mine as a Marine in Vietnam, went on to become a successful journalist. His new memoir Blue Eyed Boy charts his struggle to recover from his wounds.
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Widely-Used Insecticides Are Leaching Into Midwest Rivers

Researchers found that a class of chemicals similar to nicotine used on corn and soy farms have run off into streams and rivers in the Midwest. There they may be harming aquatic life, like insects.
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McDonnell Trial Underway On Tuesday

With jury selection completed on Monday, opening statements are expected this morning in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.

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Solving The Scourge That Is Slow Hotel Wi-Fi

Hotels are happy to charge you $300 a night for a stay, but their Wi-Fi speeds are often too slow to stream a movie. Now, two competing sites are trying to solve the problem.

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