11:28am

Thu August 23, 2012
Around the Nation

Cop Car Death Ruled Suicide, But Doubts Remain

Questions are swirling around the death of a 21-year-old Arkansas man who died in police custody in July. An autopsy report lists Chavis Carter's death as a suicide. But his family is asking how he could have shot himself in the head while handcuffed in a police car. Guest host Viviana Hurtado speaks with Associated Press reporter Jeannie Nuss.

11:28am

Thu August 23, 2012
NPR Story

Is Tampa Ready For 2 Oncoming Storms?

The Republican National Convention is being held in Tampa, Florida, and it's expected to bring the city tens of millions of dollars. But many are wondering if Tampa is ready for two oncoming storms — the whirlwind of people descending on the city, and brewing tropical storm Isaac. Guest host Viviana Hurtado talks with Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn.

11:28am

Thu August 23, 2012
NPR Story

Juanes Changes Course On English-Language Songs

Originally published on Thu August 23, 2012 3:59 pm

Colombian superstar Juanes has been dominating music charts in the Spanish-speaking world for years. Now, the award-winning musician has decided to crossover to English-language music. Guest host Viviana Hurtado sits down with Juanes about his music and his social activism.

11:04am

Thu August 23, 2012
The Two-Way

Former Penn State President Launches 'Full-Throttle Defense'

Then-Penn State President Graham Spanier and then-head football coach Joe Paterno last fall, before the Jerry Sandusky scandal cost them both their jobs.
Gene J. Puskar AP

Graham Spanier, who lost his job as president of Penn State University for allegedly not doing enough to investigate whether former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was molesting young boys, has "launched a full-throttle defense" against charges that he cared more about the university's reputation than Sandusky's victims, Harrisburg's

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11:03am

Thu August 23, 2012
Participation Nation

Saving Landmarks In Eldon, Iowa

Volunteers in Eldon.
Courtesy of TAGHC

From a volunteer pool of more than 30 — most past retirement age – friendly folks greet visitors at the American Gothic House Center.

Unpaid guides provide pitchforks so tourists can pose in front of the house that inspired Grant Wood's recognizable painting. And they dispense information about one of America's most celebrated artists.

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10:32am

Thu August 23, 2012
The Salt

Kids Ditching Full-Sugar Soda For Diet Drinks, Just Like Mom And Dad

Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 11:00 am

Even Junior is drinking diet soda now. But is it good for him?
Todd Keith iStockphoto.com

Diet soda, once the soft drink of choice for adults watching their calories, isn't just for grown ups anymore. Increasingly, kids are getting their fix, too.

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10:25am

Thu August 23, 2012
The Two-Way

No Parole For Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's Killer

Originally published on Thu August 23, 2012 10:32 am

Mark David Chapman in May 2012.
NYS Dept. of Corrections Reuters /Landov

The man who murdered Beatle John Lennon in December 1980 has been denied parole for a seventh time, The Associated Press reports.

Mark David Chapman, New York State Corrections inmate No. 81A3860, is now 57-years-old. He's serving a prison term of 20 years to life.

Lennon was gunned down at the entrance to his Manhattan apartment building.

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10:00am

Thu August 23, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned to Yesterday

 # 631, Comedy,Henry Morgan Show 1/19/47,Avalon Time (with Red Skelton) 8/26/39  

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.
 

# 631

Genre: Comedy

Program(s)

Henry Morgan Show 11/19/47 ABC

Avalon Time (with Red Skelton) 8/26/39  

 

9:52am

Thu August 23, 2012
Around the Nation

From Politics To Pestilence: Everything Is Earlier

Originally published on Thu August 23, 2012 4:17 pm

iStockphoto.com

Leaves are falling in the summertime. School starts in early August in many places. Politicos are already talking about the presidential election — of 2016.

Everything is happening earlier.

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9:43am

Thu August 23, 2012
The Two-Way

His Nakedness Should Not Be Shown, Palace Says Of Prince Harry's Photos

That's Harry, but not the prince: The Sun recreated the scene.
@suttonnick

The fuss over photos of Prince Harry enjoying some billiards-in-the-buff fun with a lady or two in Las Vegas has led the queen's office to contact Britain's Press Complaints Commission to warn that newspapers in the U.K. better not publish them.

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