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Animal Radio Episode 997
Boy's Mission To Pet A Million Dogs Gideon Kidd has a goal to pet a million dogs for his pet project. So far, the 10-year-old boy has pet more than 750 dogs. He's chronicled his journey on Twitter, garnering over 160,000 followers. He'll tell us how it's going since we last spoke to him in June. Listen Now Something Worth Saving Sandi Ward is a medical advertising copywriter by day. By night, she's the author of great books written from a cat's perspective. Sandi talks with us about her muse, a big black rescue cat named Winnie. Listen Now Millennials Chose Pets Over Children Millenials are less likely to become parents of "human children" because they are instead focusing on their pets. Apparently 44% of millennials are unsure if they want to have children, but their rate of pet ownership continues to rise. These animals are acting as a substitute for children according psychology professor Jean Twenge. This generation is half as likely to be married than the generations preceding it. Listen Now Convicted Deer Poacher Ordered to Watch Bambi Every Month For a Year A Missouri judge has ordered a convicted deer poacher to watch Bambi at least once a month during the year he will be spending in jail. The man is actually one of four family members implicated in a three-year hunting operation that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of deer. The prosecutor said the family mainly stalked their prey at night, killing the deer and taking their heads and antlers, and then they abandoned the carcasses. The state's Department of Conservation called it a thrill and kill sport for the men. By the way, the one-year jail sentence was initially suspended in favor of a two-year probationary period. But the guy who now has to watch Bambi quickly violated the terms of his probation, leading the Judge to reinstate the original one-year sentence with the additional Bambi twist. Listen Now What Do Cereal and Dog Food Have in Common? General Mills, which makes Trix and Yoplait, is hoping pet food will help it fight lagging cereal and snack sales. The company says it plans to double distribution of the Blue Buffalo product, expanding the number of places it's sold to include grocery stores, drug stores and big box retailers like Target. Listen Now Read more about this week's show. Next Week: Brigette Brouillard
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738 - Build a Bird Home
Join my neighbor Ray Perkins for a sleepy stroll down the Las Vegas strip. Odds are good youâ€™ll fall asleep a winner. Scriptnotes-Â http://johnaugust.com/scriptnotesWriterâ€™s Emergency PackÂ https://www.writeremergency.com/ (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website http://www.sleepwithmepodcast.comÂ story starts at about 18:00) Tonightâ€™s episode is sponsored by Casper. Get $50 toward selectÂ mattresses by visiting http://www.casper.com/sleepwithÂ and using â€œsleepwithâ€ at checkout. Terms and Conditions apply.Â You can be sure of your purchase with Casperâ€™s 100 night risk-free,Â sleep-on-it trial. Tonightâ€™s show is sponsored by Quip! The sensitive sonic toothbrush I have been using for over two years (not over and over! Changing out the brush heads every three months!) Quip starts at just $25 and if you go to http://www.getquip.com/sleep, you get your first refill pack for FREE with a quip electric toothbrush.
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October 25, 2018: Hour 1
The stock market has been volatile lately, and it dropped sharply on Wednesday, wiping out gains so far this year. Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan joins us to discuss what a falling stock market means for the economy. Also, we spoke with fifth-generation oysterman T.J. Ward the day after Hurricane Michael destroyed homes, businesses and coastline around Apalachicola Bay, Florida, where he and his family operate a seafood company. This week, Here & Now's Robin Young and Karyn Miller-Medzon checked in with the family in person. And the Boston Red Sox have taken a commanding 2-0 series lead against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series. Our sports analyst Mike Pesca weigns in on the matchup so far. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Oct. 25, 2018 full broadcast.