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The Big Broadcast: March 2, 2014

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    06/12-13/56 Laughing Matter Pts. 2-3 (CBS) (26:56)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    05/01/52 #151 Big Safe (NBC) (26:48)   
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    05/21/55 #162 Liar From Blackhawk (CBS) (24:42)
  • 08:30p Life of Riley
    06/09/50 The Spicy Book (Pabst) (NBC) (29:58)
  • 09:00p Nick Carter
    10/25/43 #029 An Angle on Murder (Sus.) (MBS) (28:52)
  • 09:30p Suspense
    11/10/57 Pit and the Pendulum (Ex-Lax/Heinz/Pontiac) (CBS) (23:36)
  • 10:00p NBC University Theater
    09/10/50 #105 Lost Horizon by James Hilton w/Raymond Hill (Sus.) (NBC) (59:08)
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Ben Zimmer, language columnist at The Wall Street Journal, explains the origin of the phrase "it's all Greek to me" — and shares a few variants from other languages.
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Do Try This At Home: 3 Korean Banchan (Side Dishes) In One Pot

If you've ever eaten at a Korean restaurant, you're used to the endless side dishes that come out with the meal. They're called banchan, and they're remarkably simple to make for yourself.
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Cutting Local Taxes in The District

The D.C. Council has taken steps to accelerate tax cuts for all income earners. They're part of a broader overhaul of the city's tax levels, but some council members argued there wasn't enough time for a rigorous debate about the new schedule. We explore the debate over cutting taxes for D.C. residents and how it affects the city's ability to pay for critical local services.

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Reddit CEO Says Miscommunication Led To Blackout Protest

A user revolt briefly shut down the social site last week after a key employee was dismissed. Interim CEO Ellen Pao says the company has "apologized for not communicating better" with site moderators.

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