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The Big Broadcast: March 9, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    06/14-15/56 Laughing Matter Pts. 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:42)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    05/08/52 #152 Big Gamble (NBC) (26:58)   
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    05/28/55 #163 Cow Doctor (CBS) (24:24)
  • 08:30p Father Knows Best
    02/22/51 Always Tell the Truth (Maxwell House) (NBC) (29:38)
  • 09:00p Line Up
    08/10/50 #06 Suspect Dies of Poisoning (AFRS) (28:34)
  • 09:30p Mr. Keen
    05/25/50 The Broken Window Murder Case (Anacin) (CBS) (28:34)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    04/26/37 #130 Magnificent Obession  w/Robert Taylor & Irene Dunne (Lux) (CBS) (59:26)
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Searching For Buried Treasure In China, A Writer Discovers Himself

During the Sino-Japanese War, Huan Hsu's great-great-grandfather buried his vast porcelain collection to keep it safe. Hsu went to find it 70 years later, on a trip about more than missing china.
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Cheez Whiz Helped Spread Processed Foods. Will It Be Squeezed Out?

Turns out, the history of Kraft's dull-orange cheese spread says a lot about the processed food industry — and where it might be headed as Kraft and Heinz merge.
NPR

Proposed Payday Industry Regulations Must Strike Delicate Balance

The federal government is moving to reign in the payday loan industry, which critics say traps consumers in a damaging cycle of debt. A look at the possible effects of proposed regulations.
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App That Aims To Make Books 'Squeaky Clean' Draws Ire From Edited Writers

Clean Reader — an app designed to find, block and replace profanity in books — has drawn considerable criticism from authors. This week, makers of the app announced they would no longer sell e-books.

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