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Airs Thursday. July 8, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White examines the terrifying legends of the premature burial.

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Airs Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner travels back to the Switzerland and Italy for the birth of Nitroglycerin

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Airs Friday, November 10, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders reflects the joy Houston experienced as the city moves from the Great Flood to Great World Series Victory.

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Airs Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes use into the world of magical incantations and the term Abracadabra.

Most of the time I communicate with you about the insect world, I am telling you not to worry about them. Attached is a photograph of the puss caterpillar, DO NOT TOUCH IT! The “hairs” are actually spines that break off and have a venom gland at the base. The symptoms can range from burning skin to convulsions. I found one today crawling up the outside front window glass of the bookstore.