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The Big Broadcast: April 13, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    06/26-27/56 The Long Shot Matter Pts. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:28)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    06/12/52 #157 Big Donation (NBC) (26:56)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    07/02/55 #168 General Parley Smith (CBS) (25:52)
  • 08:30p Fibber McGee & Molly
    01/04/44 Fibber Figures Out his Income Taxes (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (27:24)
  • 09:00p Burns & Allen
    01/15/48 Gracie Does George's Income Taxes (Maxwell Hous) (NBC) (29:49)
  • 09:30p Archie Andrews
    03/10/51 Mailing the Income Tax (Sus.) (NBC) (29:05)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    04/17/39 Bullets or Ballots (Lux) (CBS) (59:36)
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In 'Blue Eyed Boy,' Author Reveals Long Recovery From Facial Burns

Robert Timberg, who was disfigured by a land mine as a Marine in Vietnam, went on to become a successful journalist. His new memoir Blue Eyed Boy charts his struggle to recover from his wounds.
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Widely Used Insecticides Are Leaching Into Midwest Rivers

Researchers found that a class of chemicals similar to nicotine used on corn and soy farms have run off into streams and rivers in the Midwest. There they may be harming aquatic life, like insects.
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Jury Awards Former Gov. Ventura Nearly $2 Million In Defamation Case

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said his reputation had been damaged by an account of a fight in a book. In a split verdict, a federal jury agreed with him.
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Solving The Scourge That Is Slow Hotel Wi-Fi

Hotels are happy to charge you $300 a night for a stay, but their Wi-Fi speeds are often too slow to stream a movie. Now, two competing sites are trying to solve the problem.

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