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Airs Friday, August 18, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders shares chronicles his annual escape to New England during the summer dog days.

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Airs Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White takes us back in time to the great sewer alligator legends and how they began.

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Airs Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner takes us back to 1908 and the Tunguska event and the explosion over this sparsely populated eastern Siberian Taiga Forest that flattened 2,000 square kilometers of forest yet caused no known human casualties.

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Airs Friday, August 11, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders shares a few summer reading choices for your consideration.

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Airs Thursday, August 10, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White takes us in to a Papal conclave to consider Pope Joan

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