The Record
4:31 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

And Then There Were Three: Universal Will Buy EMI

Originally published on Fri November 11, 2011 5:29 pm

The home of The Beatles is being remodeled — drastically.

EMI, until now one of the four remaining major labels, is being broken up and sold off by the megabank Citigroup. After an auction that took almost nine months, French media company Vivendi, which owns Universal Music Group, will buy EMI's recorded music division and Sony Corp. will pick up the publishing arm.

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The Salt
4:30 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

Farmed Tilapia, With A Dash Of Antibiotic

A vendor at a fish market in Hong Kong.
SAMANTHA SIN AFP/Getty Images

Half of the world's seafood is raised on farms, and some of those fish are bound to get sick at some point. So fish farmers, just like animal farmers, are keen on dumping antibiotics — sometimes in huge quantities — in those fish pens to keep the population safe.

A discerning eater might want to know if the shrimp that hits the plate is laced with drug residues, given that some can cause antibiotic resistance and cancer. But a new study says there's no way to find out, given the sketchy state of seafood import monitoring.

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Theater
4:26 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

Hugh Jackman, Back On Broadway And Having A Blast

Hugh Jackman
Joan Marcus

Hugh Jackman has had one of the most bifurcated showbiz careers imaginable. He leapt to superstardom as the mutton-chopped mutant Wolverine in the X-Men movies and won a Tony Award as the gay Australian entertainer Peter Allen in The Boy from Oz. These days, he's starring in the robot-boxing film Real Steel and appearing on Broadway in a one-man show.

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Arts & Culture
4:23 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Beards of Science

Members of the Beard Team Ohio join Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the studio to talk about Beards of Science, Ohio's second beard and mustache competition being held on Saturday, November 12 at COSI in Columbus.  It's a gathering of local beard and mustache clubs throughout Ohio and beyond to celebrate facial hair (both real and fake), compete to have the best beards and mustaches and raise money and awareness for prostate cancer. 

Music
3:57 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Chris Yakopcic

Chris Yakopcic's new album, "Done Found My Freedom 'Fore I Found My Technique"

Chris Yakopcic fell in love with the blues in Chicago and has brought his music to Dayton, Ohio often performing at Canal Street Tavern's Musicians' Co-Op on Tuesday nights.  Yakopcic recently released a new album, "Done Found My Freedom 'Fore I Found My Technique," and will be celebrating the release at Taffy's in Eaton on Saturday, November 09, 2011.  Yakopcic will also travel to Memphis in early 2012 to participate in the International Blues Challenge.  He stopped by the WYSO studios to perform a live set on Kaleidoscope and chat with host, Juliet Fromholt, about how he found and began t

'Radio Diaries'
3:55 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

The Bonus Army: How A Protest Led To The GI BIll

On July 28, officials sent in the Washington police to evict the marchers. The action was peaceful until someone threw a brick, the police reacted with force, and two bonus marchers were shot. The situation quickly spiraled out of control.
The National Archives

Occupy Wall Street protests have sprung up in cities across the U.S. — and around the world. The common denominator between them is protesters' commitment to stay and camp out. They've pitched tents and built large, impromptu communities.

It's a form of protest that echoes throughout American history.

In 1932, another group of protesters set up encampments and vowed to stay until their voices were heard.

The Bonus Army

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The Two-Way
3:53 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

The Story Of A Guy And His Pet Buffalo

Jim Sautner and his pet buffalo Bailey Jr.
Stony Plain Reporter Spruce Grove Examiner

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Shots - Health Blog
3:36 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

This Is A Spinal Tap

The fictitious band from This Is Spinal Tap performs live at CBGB's in New York in 1984. Nigel Tufnel, the guitarist played by Christopher Guest, favored amplifiers whose volume could be cranked up to 11.
Ebet Roberts Getty Images

Today is special.

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Sports
3:00 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

Pharmaceutical Exec To Lead Penn State Investigation

A pharmaceutical company executive will lead an investigative committee that's looking at the child sexual abuse scandal at Pennsylvania State University. This new committee will be made up of students, faculty and board members. This committee's investigation is separate from the criminal investigation already underway.

NPR Story
3:00 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

Week In Politics: Republican Presidential Field; This Week's Elections

Originally published on Fri November 11, 2011 5:25 pm

Transcript

GUY RAZ, HOST:

And for more on Newt Gingrich, the Republican field and the rest of the week in news and politics, we're joined by our regular Friday observers, David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution. Welcome to you both.

E.J. DIONNE: Good to be here.

DAVID BROOKS: Good to be here.

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