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The Big Broadcast: Aug. 18, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    03/28-29/56 Lamar Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:18)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    10/11/51 #122 Big Shoplift (NBC) (27:24)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    11/13/54 #135 Wrong Man (CBS) (25:28)
  • 08:30 p.m. Lone Ranger
    12/18/42 #1546/759 Rope's End (Regional Sponsors) (MBS) (26:34)
  • 09:00 p.m. Baby Snooks
    05/01/51 Report Card Blues (Tums) (NBC) (29:28)
  • 09:30 p.m.  Gangbusters
    04/04/41 #233 Case of the Missing Corpse (Sloans) (NBC) (28:39)
  • 10:00 p.m. Dark Fantasy
    01/20/42 Death is a Savage Diety (NBC) (23:53)
  • 10:30 p.m. Quiet Please
    02/16/48 #37 Whence Came You? (Sus.) (MBS) (25:59)

'We're Mostly Republicans': New Hampshire Voters Explained By 'Our Town'

After NPR's Bob Mondello used The Music Man to help explain the Iowa caucuses, he wished there was a musical of Our Town so he could do the same for New Hampshire. It turns out there is one.

Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business

For the first time, companies can apply to set up fish farms in U.S. federal waters. The government says the move will help reduce American dependence on foreign seafood and improve security.
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What's Behind Trends In U.S. Violent Crime Rates

FBI data suggest there was a slight uptick in violent crime in the first half of last year, but overall violent crime rates in the U.S. have dropped dramatically over the last twenty years. What led to the long-term decline, and why do some say it’s likely to continue?

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Blocked: Twitter's Role In Combating Violent Extremism

Over the course of seven months, Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts.

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