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Space Anniversaries: First man in space, first shuttle launch

Hey, how often do you get two big space anniversaries in the same day? Today we\’ve got two: fiftieth anniversary of Yuri Gagarin\’s historic ride into space, and the 30th anniversary of the first shuttle launch. Both of these are landmark events. Before Gagarin, some theorized that humans could not survive in space. There were […]

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Space Anniversaries: First man in space, first shuttle launch

Hey, how often do you get two big space anniversaries in the same day? Today we\’ve got two: fiftieth anniversary of Yuri Gagarin\’s historic ride into space, and the 30th anniversary of the first shuttle launch. Both of these are landmark events. Before Gagarin, some theorized that humans could not survive in space. There were

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House of Representatives Launches New Offensive in War on Sesame Street

Yeah, it\’s offensive all right. The Republican sponsored budget bill passed the House this afternoon. Among other things, the bill shuts down all funding for National Public Radio and PBS television. Now, OK – I know that NPR is something of the \”Democrat\” radio station, more or less the liberal answer to the ultra-right FOX

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