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Sunday Money

In order to write his new book, Jeff MacGregor spent most of 2002 immersed in the noisy world of NASCAR. From Daytona to Phoenix and New Hampshire to Alabama, he followed the rolling thunder of the race cars and lived among the fans. We'll talk to MacGregor about his new book, Sunday Money: A Hot Lap Around America with NASCAR..

Sunday Money

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In order to write his new book, Jeff MacGregor spent most of 2002 immersed in the noisy world of NASCAR. From Daytona to Phoenix and New Hampshire to Alabama, he followed the rolling thunder of the race cars and lived among the fans. We'll talk to MacGregor about his new book, Sunday Money: A Hot Lap Around America with NASCAR..

Jacksonville - It's Not THAT bad

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Well maybe it is. But at least those that live there have a sense of humor. During the week before Super Bowl XXXIX, Matt Soergel of the Florida Times-Union compiled a list of 39 reasons to make fun of Jacksonville. Plenty of ammo for reporters who had run out of things to say. Soergel joined us in February to talk about the list and some of the good things the city has to offer.

An Egg-cellent Record

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An omlette that will never be topped.

The Star Spangled Bungle

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In April, at the Quebec Coliseum in Quebec City, Canadian singer Caroline Marcil discovered what lots of singers preceding her have learned: you cannot take lightly the responsibility of singing the U.S. National Anthem. We'll look back at some of the Star Spangled Banner's misadventures in sports, and question what makes the anthem so difficult to perform.

Jacksonville - It's Not THAT bad

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Well maybe it is. But at least those that live there have a sense of humor. During the week before Super Bowl XXXIX, Matt Soergel of the Florida Times-Union compiled a list of 39 reasons to make fun of Jacksonville. Plenty of ammo for reporters who had run out of things to say. Soergel joined us in February to talk about the list and some of the good things the city has to offer.

Commentary

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The Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee took place in May in Washington, D.C., prompting commentator Tim O'Shea to write about how he looks forward to the day when his kids will take part in that competition. Or maybe he doesn't.

The Star Spangled Bungle

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In April, at the Quebec Coliseum in Quebec City, Canadian singer Caroline Marcil discovered what lots of singers preceding her have learned: you cannot take lightly the responsibility of singing the U.S. National Anthem. We'll look back at some of the Star Spangled Banner's misadventures in sports, and question what makes the anthem so difficult to perform.

Commentary

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The Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee took place in May in Washington, D.C., prompting commentator Tim O'Shea to write about how he looks forward to the day when his kids will take part in that competition. Or maybe he doesn't.

Father Walleye

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Reporter Amy Jo Ehman brings us the story of the fishing father of Tobin Lake, Saskatchewan.

National Human Dog Sled Championships

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In March more than 80 mushers and their dogs set off on a journey of more than a thousand miles. Meanwhile in Lowell, a community north of Boston, nearly 60 mushers took on a similar challenge...sort of.

Father Walleye

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Reporter Amy Jo Ehman brings us the story of the fishing father of Tobin Lake, Saskatchewan.

National Human Dog Sled Championships

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In March more than 80 mushers and their dogs set off on a journey of more than a thousand miles. Meanwhile in Lowell, a community north of Boston, nearly 60 mushers took on a similar challenge...sort of.

This program aired on July 23, 2005.

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