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# 309 - 2009: Music and Headlines


2:00:13 minutes (110.07 MB)

2009 was a year of Historic Highs and Lows. Barack Obama became the 44th President. The U.S. Economy was the worst since the Great Depression.

Here at Home, the Columbus Crew had a NEW Coach, and the Columbus Clippers got a NEW Home (and new Major League Affiliation). The Columbus Blue Jackets made the Playoffs for the Very First Time.

HEADLINES:
- Coming Soon

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers
World Series: New York Yankees
Super Bowl XLIII: Pittsburgh Steelers
Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins
MLS Cup: Real Salt Lake
NCAA Men's Basketball: North Carolina Tar Heels
NCAA Women's Basketball: Connecticut Lady Huskies
College Football: Alabama Crimson Tide (the First of Many for Nick Saban in Tuscaloosa)
Ohio Division I Football: Hilliard Davidson Wildcats
Ohio Division I Boys' Basketball: Northland Vikings (most recent Title for Columbus City Schools)
Ohio Division III Girls' Basketball: Africentric Lady Nubians

CENTRAL OHIO HEADLINES:
- City Center Mall Closes in Downtown Columbus and is eventually razed.
- South-Western City Schools FAIL a Levy in August. ALL Extracurricular Activities are halted District-wide until an Emergency Levy got passed in November.
- The Columbus Clippers move from Cooper Stadium in Franklinton to the Brand NEW Huntington Park in the Arena District, and become the AAA Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.
- Hilliard Bradley High School opens in Hilliard, the third High School in the Hilliard City Schools District.
- Kathy A. Krendl becomes the first Female President of Otterbein CollegeUniversity.
- Bob Kendrick replaces Gabe Spiegel as the Evening Anchorman at WSYX ABC 6/WTTE Fox 28.

GRAMMY AWARDS:
Album of the Year: ???, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Record of the Year: Don't Read This Letter, Plant & Krauss
Song of the Year: "Viva La Vida", Coldplay
Best New Artist: Adele

TONY AWARDS:
Best Play: God of Carnage
Best Musical: Billy Elliot

# 295 - May Science, Fun, and Prosperity Be With You


59:00 minutes (54.01 MB)

Tonight on the show, it's YP Week (http://www.columbusypweek.com) and Sci-Fest Week (http://www.cosiscifest.org). Plus, the Avenue 4 All People celebrates ALL things Parsons Avenue and the South Side. Plus, other events near you.

# 294 - The St8 of Our Show is BOLD


58:23 minutes (53.45 MB)

Tonight on the show, the State of the Show is...Bold, Bold, Bold, Bold. What to look out for on the show in the coming months, plus events happening through the remainder of April.

# 236: 1997: Music & Headlines


1:02:35 minutes (57.31 MB)

1997. The World Mourned a Princess. College Football Dynasty Returned to Glory. Hockey Was On It's Way to Ohio. Those were among the happenings in 1997.

NEWS HEADLINES:
- Diana, Princess of Wales is killed in a car crash in Paris, along with her companion and their driver, as their car attempts to evade the Paparazzi.
- Mother Teresa of Calcutta passes away.
- The first Harry Potter book is published.
- Steve Jobs returns to Apple Computer.
- NASA's Mars Pathfinder lands on Mars.
- Great Britain returns Hong Kong to China.
- Tony Blair is elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- IBM's Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in Chess.
- Madeleine Albright becomes the first female U.S. Secretary of State in American History.
- Heaven's Gate Cult Commits Mass Suicide near San Diego.
- Rapper Notorious B.I.G. is fatally gunned down in a drive-by shooting.
- Fashion designer Gianni Versace is murdered by serial killer Andrew Cunanan, who later takes his own life.
- The Dow closes above 7,000 for the first time ever.
- Woolworth's closes it's doors forever.
- O.J. Simpson is found guilty in a Civil Trial.
- Dolly the Sheep is cloned at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, Scotland.
- Carlos the Jackal is caught and sentenced to life in prison in France.
- Bird Flu hits Hong Kong.

TELEVISION in 1997:
- Ellen DeGeneres comes out as gay following "The Puppy Episode" of her sitcom, "Ellen".
- Top shows include ER, Seinfeld, Friends, Frasier, Ally McBeal, NYPD Blue, The X-Files, Law & Order, South Park, Everybody Loves Raymond, and Mad About You.

EMMY AWARDS:
Best Comedy Series: Frasier (NBC)
Best Drama Series: Law & Order (NBC) - only non-Serialized Drama to win since 1980
Best Daytime Soap: General Hospital (ABC)
Best Variety Series: Tracey Takes On (HBO)
Best Miniseries: Prime Suspect V: Error of Judgement (PBS)
Best Made for TV Movie: Miss Evers' Boys (HBO)
Best Actor, Comedy: John Lithgow, 3rd Rock from the Sun (NBC)

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