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Rabbit Box Radio is a collection of recordings of live story telling done right here from the stages of Athens Georgia. This  debut episode titled "My Life in Black and White" features stories about race relations in the south. Audio was pulled from the Rabbit Box archives of over 500 stories. The show includes a story from A.R. Killian (one of the two first black police officers in Athens),  Alfred Cooper (band member of Otis Redding and Percy Sledge), and many others.

On this month's episode of Nothing Funny About Money, hosts Matt Goren and Michael Thomas discuss ways to properly measure the value of a college education. Some of their findings, may surprise you!

So where do a man, a scoreboard, and the University of Georgia all intersect? No, this is not the beginning to one of those inappropriate limericks, but rather the introduction to something much more. Most of the time there is more than meets the eye when it comes to people. Even places and things can have rich, and sometimes forgotten, history. But an abandoned scoreboard?

Soft Bones Research

Jul 13, 2017

In this episode host April Sorrow speaks with UGA's Dr. Luke Mortensen of the Regenerative Bioscience Center about his research and study of soft bones disease, a condition that makes children's bones prone to breakage and unable to support their body.

In 1996 the Olympic games were awarded to Atlanta, but with limited facilities the Atlanta Olympic Committee had included Athens in the plan for hosting several events, including Men and Women's Soccer, Rhythmic Gymnastics and Men and Women's Volleyball. In this 3rd part of the series, Jenny Alpaugh speaks with then mayor, Gwen O'Looney about what it was like to navigate the process of the World coming to Athens.

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