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3:14 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

'That's All Folks:' Saturday Morning Cartoons Bid Farewell

Originally published on Mon September 29, 2014 5:30 pm

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

This next item will be especially painful for Gen X-ers and even some Millennials. Saturday morning cartoons are officially a thing of the past.

(SOUNDBITE OF TV SHOW, "LOONEY TUNES")

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Likely Stories Book Review
8:00 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Likely Stories: My Father Had a Daughter

My Father Had a Daughter, reviewed September 25th on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

Historical fiction of the youngest daughter of William Shakespeare

 


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Likely Stories Book Review
4:05 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Likely Stories: Best Reads of Last 5 Years

Jim McKeown in his home library
Ramona McKeown

Likely stories began as a monthly feature on KWBU but has grown to a regular weekly segment.  This week Jim take a look back at the best reads of the last five years.  FIVE STARS to Jim McKeown and Likely Stories 5th anniversary.  


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Code Switch
7:47 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Sagging Pants And The Long History Of 'Dangerous' Street Fashion

Plenty of fashions adopted by young people get under the skin of adults, but the opposition to sagging often has the feel of a moral panic.
Robert Mecea AP

Originally published on Fri September 12, 2014 9:16 am

Mary Sue Rich finally had enough.

The council member from Ocala, Fla., was tired of seeing the young people in her town wearing their pants low and sagging, and successfully pushed to prohibit the style on city-owned property. It became law in July. Violators face a $500 fine or up to six months in jail.

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Likely Stories Book Review
7:22 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Likely Stories: The Sixteenth of June

The Sixteenth of June reviewed September 11th on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

A branch off the tree that is James Joyce, this novel – set in Philadelphia -- takes place on June 16, 2004, the 100th anniversary of Bloomsday.

 


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