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The Big Broadcast: March 16, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    06/18-19-/56 The Perling Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:46)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    05/15/52 #153 Big Mail (NBC) (26:42)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    06/04/55 #164 Jealousy (CBS) (25:32)
  • 08:30p Burns & Allen
    03/17/41 Gracie in the St. Patrick's Day Parade (Spam) (NBC) (29:24)
  • 09:00p Philco Radio Time
    03/17/48 #25 St. Patrick Day Show w/Margaret O'Brien (Philco) (ABC) (29:30)
  • 09:30p Beat the Band
    03/1740 St. Patrick's Day Show (Kix) (NBC) (26:36)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    12/27/48 #639 Luck of the Irish (Lux) (CBS) (59:50)
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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.
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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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