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The Big Broadcast, Sept. 1, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    04/04-05/56 Salt City Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:28)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    11/08/51 #126 Big Hit and Run Killer (NBC) (26:24)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    11/27/54 #137 Cooter (CBS) (25:56)
  • 08:30 p.m. Lone Ranger
    12/23/42 #1548/ 761 Dan's Strange Behavior (Regional Sponsors) (MBS) (26:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Fred Allen
    05/23/48 w/Bing Crosby (Ford) (NBC) (29:28)
  • 09:30 p.m.  This is Your FBI
    05/02/52 The Courier (Equitable Life) (ABC) (30:00)
  • 10:00 p.m. Biography in Sound
    05/15/56 Salute to Radio (Sus.) (NBC) (53:46)
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Two Chicken Megafarms Proposed In Delaware

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U.S. Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Decisions On Obamacare Subsidies

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