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The Big Broadcast: Feb. 9, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    06/04/56 Indestructible Mike Matter Pts. 01-02 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:52)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    04/10/52 #148 Big Show (NBC) (26:00)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    04/30/55 #159 Reward for Matt (CBS) (25:12)
  • 08:30p Sam Spade
    11/09/47 #72 The Bow Window Caper (Wildroot) (CBS) (27:32)
  • 09:00p Michael Shayne
    06/25/49 #08 Generous Killer (Synd) (26:42)
  • 09:30p Whistler
    09/10/44 Local Storm (Singal Oil) (CBS) (26:10)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    11/28/49 Key Largo (Lux) (CBS) (52:32)
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Now That's An Artifact: See Mary Cassatt's Pastels At The National Gallery

Cassatt gave the three well-loved, wooden boxes of pastels to a friend's 10-year-old granddaughter, who later recalled: "I wasted lots of them on playing and swapping them with my friends."
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Giving Chickens Bacteria ... To Keep Them Antibiotic-Free

What does it take to get chickens off antibiotics? According to Perdue Farms, an added dose of the "good bacteria" known as probiotics can help crowd out the harmful microbes that make a chicken sick.
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Why Did Congress Kick The Can On Funding Islamic State Mission?

The president got approval for his plan to train and equip Syrian opposition fighters, but lawmakers didn't approve funds to pay for it or the broader air campaign.
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Some Tech Firms Capitalize On Privacy

Steve Henn of NPR's Planet Money team profiles some entrepreneurs who are working on a novel business model to start up a new tech company. It's pay for service. What a concept.

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