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Reachout Radio celebrates 33rd Anniversary with a GIFT

Today, September 19th, WXXI Reachout Radio celebrates its 33rd Anniversary, with some very good news. We have received a $20,000 challenge grant to help us close the $40,000 funding cuts we took on June 30. With your help, we can make this up. Every dollar you contribute will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $20,000. Join us to help us start year 34 on a positive note. Click the red donate button on the top of the page, or click here.

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This week's PODCASTS


Teaching your bird to talk, curbing your dog's barking, and preventing counter surfing. We'll explore what's behind these behaviors and how to work with each of them.

Feature: Audiobooks and Literacy; Reviews: Fiction

Cataract surgery is a miracle for anyone - restoring sight where there was darkness. In this program you will hear about an organization that is performing that miracle in some of the most remote areas of the world, the Himalayan Mountains of Nepal.

Consumer Reports examines the over-prescribing of medications and subsequent consequences, especially for seniors.

Long after research contradicts common medical practices, patients continue to demand them, and physicians continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatments.

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