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MTSU's Public Radio Station Embraces Americana Music

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With the format change on Sept. 2, the 100,000-watt station, known going forward as WMOT-FM/Roots Radio 89.5, will become the region’s only channel devoted to the unique amalgam of bluegrass, folk, gospel, soul, country and blues music defined in the music industry as Americana. The station boasts the clearest and strongest radio signal in greater Nashville.

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Sports Ethics Expert Comments on Russian Paralympics Ban

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Is Netflix’s Hit Show “Narcos” Culturally Sensitive and Historically Accurate? Unlikely, Says American University Professor

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The Dangers of Pokémon Go Similar to Texting

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It’s taking over headlines around the world – people being injured playing Pokémon Go, a location-based augmented reality game. Conrad Earnest, a research scientist at Texas A&M University’s Exercise and Sport Nutrition Lab, says much of the danger in playing the game is similar to the hazards of texting, a subject he has studied in the past.

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Women Dominate NBC’s Rio Olympics Primetime Coverage

New study finds NBC’s primetime telecast of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics shows women athletes 58.5 percent of the time and men athletes 41.5 percent of the time.

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Chew on This: August Is National Sandwich Month

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If you are like most people, you will consume about 200 sandwiches this year. Add it all up and it means -- this is no baloney. Americans will eat about 45 billion sandwiches in 2016.

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Annual UC San Diego Dinner in the Library to Feature NPR’s Ari Shapiro Sept. 9

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.The University of California San Diego’s 13th annual Dinner in the Library—set in the iconic Geisel Library building—will take place Friday, Sept. 9, featuring Ari Shapiro, award-winning journalist and co-host of NPR’s popular radio news show, “All Things Considered.”

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How Dogs Became Our Friends

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New findings show that dogs became man’s best friend earlier than believed and have been domesticated at least twice in different locations, according to a study from an international team that includes a Texas A&M University researcher.

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Age Is Just a Number! 43 Year Old Wins Third Olympic Gold Medal. Experts Discuss Impact of Aging on Performance

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Texas A&M Sports Experts Available For Olympic Games Rio 2016

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Sports Management Researcher, Former Olympics Committee Employee, Available to Comment on Rio Games.

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Sports Management Expert Gives Insight on Rio Olympics

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Conspiracy Theories in Politics: WFU Communication Professor Available for Comment

With Trump’s pronouncement that the presidential process is rigged, Wake Forest University communication professor John Llewellyn can offer insight into how Trump has successfully used conspiracy theories to gain support.

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From Tactics to Tantrums? Presidential Debate Insights From Wake Forest University Experts

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University of Saskatchewan Experts Available to Comment on Rio Summer Olympics

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Kentucky Arts Students 'Promised' One 'Boss' Experience

A class of University of Kentucky students from all disciplines of the arts have been working to bring to life a new rock musical based on the music and lyrics of the iconic musician, singer and songwriter Bruce Springsteen.

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Back-To-School Shopping Tips From Texas A&M’s Center for Retailing Studies

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Health Tips to Have Your Best Summer Yet

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The lazy, hazy days of summer are here! Barbecues, swimming, pool parties, what’s not to love? The only downside: A few environmental hazards follow our fun in the sun, but, don’t sweat it; we’ve got your back. Here’s a few common problems to look out for while you’re out with family and friends.

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Survey of 31 Years of Video Games Shows a Decline in Sexualized Female Characters

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At a time when the video game industry has come under scrutiny for its low level of female employment and how women are depicted in its products, a new Indiana University study finds that sexualization of female primary game characters actually may be less than before.

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Expert Comment Available on the Quest of Women for American Presidency

As the first female presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has secured a place in U.S. history. Ellen Fitzpatrick, author of "The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency", and professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, is available for comment on Clinton’s quest for the presidency and can talk about how her campaign is part a longer journey for women in the United States to break "The Highest Glass Ceiling".







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