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The Kojo Nnamdi Show — a daily talk show that serves as the meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to compelling newsmakers, fascinating artists, expansive thinkers, prominent activists, new ideas, cutting-edge technology, overlooked historic moments and up-and-coming talent.
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
 
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BICC Audio Podcast
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Berlin International Community Church is a growing community of faith meeting every weekend in the CinemaxX Berlin at the historic Potsdamer Platz. Each service features live worship and dynamic Bible-based preaching intended to encourage and strengthen your faith by giving you the facts from the Word of God so you can reach your potential and be empowered to make a difference in the world by bringing the Hope and Love of Jesus Christ to the nations.
 
While describing his dining experiences throughout “Bohemian San Francisco,” Clarence Edwords paints an historic panorama of California cuisine with all its cosmopolitan influences. Best of all, he offers tantalizing recipes culled from conversations with the master chefs of 1914 in “The City by the Bay.”
 
Listen to PBS NewsHour science reporting published every Wednesday by 9 p.m. Featuring reports from Miles O'Brien, Nsikan Akpan and the rest of our science crew, we take on topics ranging from the future of 3-D printing to power of placebo drugs. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
Humanities Connection explores the intersection of the humanities and our daily lives, reflects on the past, present, and future, celebrates the power of literature, and demonstrates the importance of the humanities to understand the human experience.
 
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echarny on Narro
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echarny uses Narro to create a podcast of articles transcribed to audio.
 
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EVERYTHING HOME
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"EVERYTHING HOME" - with Michele Swinick www.EverythingHomePodcast.com ------------ LIFE ● STUFF ● BALANCE ----------It's not your typical Talk Show. It's a Movement...a Platform and Resource where we exchange and promote Good People doing Good Business and Good Things!We've created a space where you can "DO SOMETHING" to change your life or the life of another person - where thoughts, passion and emotions are given an ACTION - that actually becomes a reality and makes a difference.It's a pl ...
 
Written nearly seven decades before Neil Armstrong's historic “Giant leap for Mankind” this book by one of the most influential sci-fi writers in English is an interesting read. The First Men in the Moon by Herbert George Wells, the English author who is today called the Father of Science Fiction, describes a strange and fantastic voyage. Businessman and budding playwright, John Bedford takes a sabbatical from his work and decides to write a play. He moves to a lonely cottage in Kent where h ...
 
Listen to PBS NewsHour science reporting published every Wednesday by 9 p.m. Featuring reports from Miles O'Brien, Nsikan Akpan and the rest of our science crew, we take on topics ranging from the future of 3-D printing to power of placebo drugs. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
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Lets Talk Trains
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Freight, Passenger, Trolleys, Light Rail, Museums, as long as it is rail/train related, we talk about it!
 
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Hack
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Shoving the J into journalism, Hack covers current affairs, music, politics and culture with youth in mind. Get our half-hour radio program sent directly to you each weekday.
 
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.
 
Since 1994, Renewing Your Mind with Dr. R.C. Sproul has provided accessible, in-depth Bible teaching to millions around the world. As the principal outreach of Ligonier Ministries, this radio broadcast has instructed listeners in the life-changing truths of historic Christianity and has kept the church community informed about pertinent issues facing believers today.
 
The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. You just have to keep up with us.
 
The best analysis of the Irish political scene featuring Irish Times reporters and columnists, outside experts and political guests. Hosted by Hugh Linehan.
 
Welcome to the home of Eat Sleep Suplex Retweet, a wrestling podcast out of Scotland, U.K. Through our team of knowledgeable fans of the industry, we bring you the best of all things wrestling, from the heights of WWE to Glasgow's own Insane Championship Wrestling. Some wrestling pods may just do previews and reviews, but here, we aim to produce analysis of a number of topics, whilst also providing a whole bunch of laughs and banter. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @SuplexRetweet.
 
Michigan Radio's "The Environment Report" hosted by Rebecca Williams explores the relationship between the natural world and the everyday lives of people in Michigan. New episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.
 
Sunday Extra presents a lively mix of national and international affairs, analysis and investigation, as well as a lighter touch.
 
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Radio Atlantic
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A weekly show hosted by Jeffrey Goldberg (Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic), Matt Thompson (Executive Editor, The Atlantic), and Alex Wagner (Co-host, CBS This Morning: Saturday; Contributing Editor, The Atlantic). We're living in historic times. Who better than a 160-year-old magazine to help you make sense of them? Each week, The Atlantic's top editors sit down with leading voices to explore what's happening in the world, how things became the way they are, and where they're going next.
 
Discover how seekers and scholars from a variety of disciplines have engaged with Mary Baker Eddy's life, ideas, and accomplishments.
 
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Motley Fool Money
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Motley Fool Money airs every week on radio stations across America, including top-10 markets Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Boston and Washington, DC. The show features a team of Motley Fool analysts discussing the week's top business and investing stories, interviews, and an inside look at the stocks on our radar.
 
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Museum Archipelago
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Welcome to Museum Archipelago, a tiny show guiding you through the rocky landscape of museums. Museum Archipelago believes that no museum is an island and museums are not neutral. Each episode, host Ian Elsner brings you to a different museum around the world, diving into institutional structural problems and introducing you to those working to fix them, all under 15 minutes. For more information, visit museumarchipelago.com.
 
The Nocturnal Journal with Dave Hoekstra Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN
 
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Dragonscast
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DAC Pack Alums tackle the problems of the world, but first Drexel Basketball
 
The stories and people of North Carolina. Hosted by Frank Stasio.
 
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The Trumpet Daily
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The Trumpet Daily is a natural extension of the Trumpet magazine. Viewers will be able to watch this new program every day and see fresh content that will help them get to know their own Bibles. It will urge them to study God's Word every day to fill their lives with God's exciting and meaningful principles of living.
 
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Environment
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Stories about the environment focused on the Pacific Northwest, with many from KNKX's Environment reporter, Bellamy Pailthorp.
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
These Sunday Sermon messages form a collection of the most effective and fruitful sermons given by Dr. J. Vernon McGee during his 21-year pastorate (1949-1970) at the historic Church of the Open Door when it was located in downtown Los Angeles.OtherThru the BiblePrograms:Thru the BibleThru the Bible - Questions AnswersThru the Bible InternationalA Travs de la Biblia
 
ALOUD is the Library Foundation of Los Angeles' award-winning literary series of live conversations, readings and performances at the historic Central Library and locations throughout Los Angeles.
 
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www.wabe.org
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Where ATL meets NPR
 
Alcoholics Anonymous Radio Show is a 25 minute broadcast, brought to you by members of Alcoholics Anonymous based in the Christchurch area. The purpose of this show is to increase public awareness of Alcoholics Anonymous as an effective means of recovery from the disease of alcoholism.The format is simple - we talk briefly about what alcoholism is; then we interview one or two guest speakers, both of whom are recovering alcoholics, and we ask them to talk about their experiences with the dis ...
 
"The Long Run"Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton, if he were alive, would appreciate biotech. Today’s scientific entrepreneurs must be ready for the “hazardous journey, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful, honor and recognition in case of success.” Today, the men and women who strive to apply science for the betterment of human health have a historic opportunity. They need stamina, and resilience, to achieve something meaningful. Biotech’s r ...
 
Join The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience—honoring all the people, past and present, black and white—who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship and artifact.
 
Season Four of The Big Interview! Graham Hunter one-on-one with the biggest names in football.
 
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moyafmx on Narro
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moyafmx uses Narro to create a podcast of articles transcribed to audio.
 
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Video & Podcasts
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NDB Media
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The World of Entertainment has a new home! NDB Media is the place to be! Harold Parraneau - Andrea Gabriel - Jasika Nicole - Rekha Sharma - Michael Taylor - Mark Hildreth - Janina Gavankar - Frank Cassini - Vaughn Armstrong - David Stern - Stephen Finlay - Tom Draper - Robert E. Wood - Dr. Shlomo Sher - Michael A. Martin - Aaron Douglas - Erick Avari - Patrick McKenna - Peter David - Menina Fortunato - David Gerrold - Lanaia Lee - Spice Williams-Crosby - Kristine M. Smith - Michael McConnohi ...
 
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The Story Behind
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The Story Behind tells the extraordinary history of the ordinary. Everyday objects are more closely examined, from their ancient beginnings through the present—all within 5-10 minutes.
 
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Simple Camping
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Welcome to Simple Camping where we explore the joys, sorrows, and adventures of camping in the great outdoors in a simple and real way. Brought to you by the creators of the Amazon documentary "Historic Camping and Teardrop Trailers" and OverlandTrailer.com
 
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Industry Focus
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Healthcare, technology, energy, consumer goods, and more. Every day, Motley Fool analysts break down a specific industry and the stocks making headlines. Questions? Comments? Email us at IndustryFocus@fool.com.
 
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River Way Stories
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Essays covering a broad range of river-related topics, including environmental concerns, conservation efforts, history and recreation. RiverWayStories is a collaboration between River Action and WVIK. Sponsored by the Joyce & Tony Singh Family Foundation
 
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The FEMA Podcast
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Telling the story of what FEMA does and how we do it, and providing a call to action for the nation to prepare for potential disasters.
 
“We don’t know.” answers too many questions. But in this podcast, we don’t take “we don’t know” for an answer. Every Thursday, Unexplained Mysteries investigates the greatest mysteries of history and life on earth, because the answer “we don’t know” is always the scariest. Unexplained Mysteries is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.Season 2 features our NEW co-host Molly Brandenburg.
 
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Haunted Places
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You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Greg (Co-Host of Serial Killers and Cults) takes you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and it’s haunted history, every Thursday. Spooky legends, weird histories, and tales of the supernatural... Listen at your own risk. Haunted Places is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Pa ...
 
Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod originates from the 'Heart Of Historic Germantown," Philadelphia, Pa.Bob Camardella began podcasting at Podomatic in October 2005 and at the Radio Nostalgia Network at Libsyn.com in January 2006. From 2006 through 2009, in addition to the top ranked Boxcars711 show at Podomatic and Libsyn, "Humphrey/Camardella Media Productions" commanded a top ten slot at Podshow (1.5 million downloads per month), a top 10 ranking at Libsyn (1.7 million downloads per month) and ...
 
Tutored by Aristotle, compelled to ascend the throne at the age of 20 when his illustrious father was assassinated, driven by a passion for expanding the borders of his tiny kingdom, Alexander of Macedon was one of the most towering figures of ancient history. He is brought to vivid life in this gripping volume by the American children's writer Jacob Abbott. In his short but eventful life, the young Macedonian king went on to rule over one of the most powerful and largest empires in the anci ...
 
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Steel City Scoop
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The Steel City Scoop is your #1 source for industry news relating to sports & entertainment trading cards & memorabilia! Each week we give listeners the Inside Scoop on industry news and product releases while also speaking with experts and representatives from all corners of the hobby!Be sure to follow the Steel City Scoop and Steel City Collectibles on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Wordpress. You can also subscribe to the Steel City Scoop on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Overcast, or where ...
 
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The Homicidal Hobo (Aired February 15, 1938) Calling All Cars was one of radio’s earliest cop shows, dramatizing true crime stories and introduced by officers from the Los Angeles and other police departments. The narrator of the program was speech professor Charles Frederick Lindsley, and the only other regular voice heard on the program week ...…
 
Three years ago Marcus Rappel murdered 28-year-old Tara Costigan with an axe.The murder continues to confront our definition of domestic violence because despite a pattern of verbal aggressions, Rappel had never previously physically abused Costigan, the mother of his child. Canberra journalists Elizabeth Byrne and Susan McDonald investigate ho ...…
 
Three years ago Marcus Rappel murdered 28-year-old Tara Costigan with an axe.The murder continues to confront our definition of domestic violence because despite a pattern of verbal aggressions, Rappel had never previously physically abused Costigan, the mother of his child. Canberra journalists Elizabeth Byrne and Susan McDonald investigate ho ...…
 
It's been said we know more about the back side of the moon than we do about parts of the Earth's oceans.
 
A Caribbean Mystery (Aired November 16, 1964 Agatha Mary Clarissa, Lady Mallowan, DBE (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976), better known as Dame Agatha Christie, was an English crime fiction writer. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but is remembered for her 80 mystery novels, particularly featuring detectives Hercule Poi ...…
 
The Universal Elixer (Aired May 10, 1951) Maisie, the first in 1939, was from the book "Dark Dame" by the writer Wilson Collison, who did decades of scripting for the silver screen along with Broadway plays and magazine fiction. From the first, MGM wanted Ann Sothern to play Maisie. She began in Hollywood as an extra in 1927. "Maisie and I were ...…
 
A Caribbean Mystery (Aired November 16, 1964 Agatha Mary Clarissa, Lady Mallowan, DBE (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976), better known as Dame Agatha Christie, was an English crime fiction writer. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but is remembered for her 80 mystery novels, particularly featuring detectives Hercule Poi ...…
 
The world can allure us into a mindset that is contrary to the gospel. Today, Derek Thomas warns about the seductive temptations of Vanity Fair. Get ‘The Pilgrim's Progress’ DVD Series for Your Gift of Any Amount Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.…
 
Room Clerk (Aired September 12, 1945) Dr. Christian is a long-running radio series with Jean Hersholt in the title role. It aired on CBS Radio from November 7, 1937, to January 6, 1954. In 1956, the series was adapted for television where it aired in syndication until 1957. After Hersholt portrayed the character Dr. John Luke, based on Dr. Alla ...…
 
The Kid With A Gun (Aired October 10, 1949) Crime Does Not Pay was a series based on short films of the same name produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was similar to Gangbusters, having a moralistic message about the law and lawbreaker. It was first heard over WMGM (NYC), hosted by Donald Buka. The last original show aired on Apr. 11, 1951. The ...…
 
We're looking at wish lists to see what companies might be in the headlines this holiday season and how those products fit into the big picture strategy for each business. - How does the Nintendo Switch play into the video game giant's empire? - Does Red Dead Redemption mean Take Two is back on track? - And seriously, what is Amazon trying to d ...…
 
I can’t imagine a harder act for a filmmaker to follow than Moonlight. That movie, a quietly shattering portrait of a young black man wrestling with his sexuality, held you rapt with its intimacy; it left you feeling as if you’d stared deep into that young man’s soul. I don’t know if the writer-director Barry Jenkins has matched that achievemen ...…
 
Johnson & Johnson falls on health concerns over the company’s baby powder. Under Armour gets a rough reception after its investor day. And Starbucks announces plans to deliver coffee in the U.S. and double its store count in China. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and the latest from Adobe Systems, Markel, a ...…
 
On Thursday, Maria Butina became the first Russian national convicted of seeking to influence the 2016 election. As part of Russia’s years-long effort to cozy up to the American right, Butina gained access to conservative circles through the National Rifle Association. And as the NRA is under scrutiny for ties to Russian operatives, it appears ...…
 
Will there be a government shutdown? President Donald Trump held a televised meeting this week with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to talk about immigration. Trump promised to shut down the government if Democrats do not agree to his demand of $5 billion to build a wall on the U.S.-M ...…
 
Starting December 16, ocean scientists will live-tweet the BBC documentary series Blue Planet II, available via Netflix. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Morgan Wootten is one of the most successful coaches in high school basketball history. Those from the Washington metro area may remember him for the legendary success of his DeMatha Catholic High School basketball team. During his close to 50 year tenure, DeMatha won more than 1,200 games and never lost more than two in a row. One of the most ...…
 
Dave Hoekstra visits with Monica Obniski, Demmer Curator of 20th and 21st Century Design at the Milwaukee Art Museum; they discuss Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America an exhibit that explores the post-war trends in design that carried a sense of playfulness in corporate and interior design. They talk about the effect of the mid-century e ...…
 
A look into the battle between Maryland and D.C. to host Washington's football team. And we speak to the newly elected Montgomery County Council President, Nancy Navarro.
 
The Silver Buckle (Aired January 17, 1954) The Six Shooter brought James Stewart to the NBC microphone on September 20, 1953, in a fine series of folksy Western adventures. Stewart was never better on the air than in this drama of Britt Ponset, frontier drifter created by Frank Burt. The epigraph set it up nicely: "The man in the saddle is angu ...…
 
Chuck Mountain has not been on the Greensboro music scene long – the band just came to fruition in July – but they have already been on tour and laid down a number of original tracks. The band’s guitarist Beau James says their trip to Nashville, which included camping on the North Carolina state line, expedited the team bonding and lit a creati ...…
 
Esperanza Spalding won a Grammy for best new artist in 2011. But the virtuoso bassist, singer and composer was by no means “new” to the art form. She began seriously performing at age 5, and her career has led to the White House — playing several times for the Obamas. Spalding also performed in Sweden when former President Barack Obama received ...…
 
Six years after 26 children and educators were killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut by a troubled 20 year old, a group of parents is stepping up its efforts to make sure it doesn’t happen again. “Sandy Hook Promise,” a non-profit anti-gun violence group formed after the attack, is training students around the nation to spot ...…
 
Out Of The Past (Aired May 13, 1945) With The Sealed Book, each epsisode opened with the sound of the great gong, followed by Philip Clarke's observation that the Keeper of The Book had once again opened the door to the secret vault, within which was contained the 'great sealed book' recording 'all the secrets and mysteries of mankind through t ...…
 
This day 100 years ago, citizens (including, for the first time, women) across the entire island of Ireland voted together for the final time for a national parliament. To look back at that vote and its historic consequences, Hugh is joined by Diarmaid Ferriter, Irish Times columnist and Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD, and Dr Mary McA ...…
 
Improvisation (April 4, 1979) The Sears Radio Theater Series premiered on Monday 02/05/79 and offered a different genre each weekday night. Each genre was hosted by a different celebrity. The program was produced on Paramount's Stage F in Hollywood. These first 130 programs were broadcast over a six month period and then rebroadcast over the fo ...…
 
“We Are Not Prepared to Die”: Ex-Maldives President Warns of Catastrophic Climate Change; Hundreds of Activists Stage Sit-in Against Big Polluters on Final Day of COP24 U.N. Climate Talks; Extinction Rebellion: UK Protesters Are Supergluing Themselves to Buildings to Fight Climate Crisis; Bangladeshi Scientist: World Leaders Must Take Urgent Ac ...…
 
R.C. Sproul dedicated his life to proclaiming, teaching, and defending the holiness of God in all its fullness. Today, on the one-year anniversary of his homegoing, listen to this message from his classic series The Holiness of God. Get ‘The Holiness of God’ CD Series with R.C. Sproul for Your Gift of Any Amount Don't forget to make RenewingYou ...…
 
Join Allie and Priscilla as they chat all about Reality TV
 
Dig Your Own Grave (Aired August 15, 1949 Murder By Experts was a radio drama anthology series that ran on American radio from 1949-1951, and was hosted first by John Dickson Carr, and later by Brett Halliday. Evidently, a mystery, authored by a leading crime fiction writer, was presented, and "guest experts," such as Alfred Hitchcock or Craig ...…
 
Congress accomplished a lot of work on bipartisanship legislation this week. First they passed a bill to address sexual harassment in the House and Senate, and they moved closer to passing a bill dealing with criminal justice. Plus, after a confrontation with President Trump, Nancy Pelosi secured the votes she needs for the speakership and demo ...…
 
Millions of years from now, the geologic record of the "Anthropocene" will be littered with plastics, yes, but also chicken bones. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Dave Hoekstra welcomes Chicago’s own bluesman Wayne Baker Brooks, who plays a could of tunes and discusses the musical narrative he brings to his show that weaves through his influences and those of his father, Lonnie Brooks; letting the blues “breathe” and grow into other genres, and the task of balancing that with respect for the tradition of ...…
 
Dave Hoekstra, along with Wayne Baker Brooks, talks with St. Louis-based blues music education advocate Alonzo Townsend, who discusses his work spreading blues awareness and the importance of the next generation of musicians and listeners to appreciate to genre’s roots; he also talks about the work of his father Henry ‘Mule’ Townsend and the th ...…
 
In a follow up to our previous trucking episode, we break down how logistics infrastructures are doing so far this holiday season and discuss how retailers are responding to increased logistical demands in a tight market. In addition, we discuss how key changes in tariffs and at the USPS will impact logistics. Stocks Mentioned:WMT, TGT, AMZN, U ...…
 
A local coffee shop is often a central part of a community’s activity. Whether it’s a place to get the day started, hang out with friends, check out local art and music, or just get a good latte – a coffeehouse is often seen as a communal space for a neighborhood. But, as Atlanta resident Tremayne Perry discovered, his community in southwest At ...…
 
The Case Of The Eager Victim (Aired December 9, 1948) It was perhaps The New Adventures of Michael Shayne that was the most jarring of all Michael Shayne's incarnations. Bill Rousseau's image of Michael Shayne was more after the pattern of Jack Webb's characterizations of Pat Novak for Hire, or Johnny Madero, Pier 23--but amp'd up about 150% in ...…
 
Seasons greetings, bookworms! It's our annual winter reading show and we're talking the very best books of the year. Take note (and share your suggestions!)
 
The number of immigrant children being held in government custody has reached almost 15,000, putting a network of federally contracted shelters across the country near capacity. The national network of more than 100 shelters are 92 percent full, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. The situation is forcing the government to ...…
 
Colby's Water Heater (Aired September 24, 1946) In 1936, Mel Blanc joined Leon Schlesinger Productions, which made animated cartoons distributed by Warner Bros. Blanc liked to tell the story about how he got turned down at the Schlesinger studio by music director Norman Spencer, who was in charge of cartoon voices, saying that they had all the ...…
 
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