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The Big Broadcast: Aug. 24, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    09/27/-28/56 Meg's Palace Pts. 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:40)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    11/16/52 #178 Big Walk ( NBC) (26:15)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    11/06/55 #187 The Second Choice (CBS) (21:06)
  • 08:30p Father Knows Best
    06/18/51 Wedding Preparations (Maxwell House) (NBC) (29:20)
  • 09:00p Casebook of Gregory Hood
    09/30/46 #18 Gregory Hood, Suspect (Petre Wine) (MBS) (29:52)
  • 09:30p New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    01/25/48 Case of the Enigneer's Thumb (Trimount Clipper Craft) (MBS) (29:06)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    10/14/46 To Have and Have Not (Lux) (CBS) (59:06)
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Cider is the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the United States. Much of that growth is driven by big industrial producers, but smaller cider-makers are looking for a larger bite of the apple.
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Nigerians head to the polls Saturday to vote for their new president. The incumbent Goodluck Jonathan faces former military leader, Muhammadu Buhari, who says he's tough on security and corruption.
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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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