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    Weekend America broadcast its last show Saturday, January 31, 2009. The show tried to tell the most eye-opening, memorable, astonishing stories about what was happening in America each weekend. On this site you’ll find literally thousands of stories spanning nearly five years. Each time you visit the site, the story boxes will refresh with different selections from the archives. You can also use the search tool, or find programs by air date or producer name. Thank you to all the listeners, programmers and staff who made Weekend America a joy to produce. Peter Clowney, executive producer

  • Stories from John Moe

    Remember the 40 hour work week?

    In honor of Labor Day, we take a look at how technologies affect our work ethic, and the significance in giving each other our undivided attention.

  • Stories from Desiree Cooper

    Weekend Court

    Officer Terrance Harris

    Main Street and Wall Street are probably the two most cliched street names in the news right now when it comes to talking about the economy. But what about Madison Avenue? Not the one in New York City, the one in Detroit. It's the location of the city's 36th District Court. We sent Desiree Cooper there to talk with court personnel about crime. But when she got there, she found that folks in weekend court have a different priority: The economy.

  • Stories from Krissy Clark

    Will oil well partners help pay for spill?

    BP has said it will pay for the oil disaster in the Gulf. And it's asking two partners to help. Anadarko Petroleum and Mitsui Oil Exploration own 35% the destroyed well. And BP contends they're liable for 35% of the costs. Krissy Clark reports the companies aren't necessarily reaching for their checkbooks.

  • Stories from Bill Radke

    My Easy-Going Myth

    Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus

    According to a parenting expert, I am helping my 15-month-old daughter accept herself as she is. But maybe I'm not taking my own advice, and maybe I'm not as easy-going a parent as I think I am. I'm enlightened -- but I'm not really sounding that way, am I?

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  • The Sound of Cancer, and Golf

    Cell Sonification

    Although Jonathan Berger, a composer and professor of music at Stanford University, has only been on a golf course once in his life, a certain aspect of the sport has played an interesting role in his research. What fascinates him about golf is the same as in cancer cells and oil spills -- their sound.

  • Early Frost

    A record amount of snowfall dumped on Buffalo, New York yesterday. According to the U.S. National Weather Service, it was the "snowiest" October day in Buffalo in their 137-year history. We call up some Buffalo residents, to see how they are weathering the storm.

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