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This Week in America is about issues that matter to you. This Week in America is informative, educational and entertaining. Hosted by veteran broadcaster Ric Bratton.

This Week in America is about issues that matter to you. This Week in America is informative, educational and entertaining. Hosted by veteran broadcaster Ric Bratton.
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This Week in America is about issues that matter to you. This Week in America is informative, educational and entertaining. Hosted by veteran broadcaster Ric Bratton.

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MUSEUM MAYHEM by Erin Neidigh

10/13/2017
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Museum Mayhem by Erin Neidigh Stormy Summers and her two friends Gabriella and Cassie thought it was going to be a field trip like any other. That was until the museum was robbed. Now the girls are on the case to discover who the thief is. Can they find out before the thief finds them? Erin Neidigh has a degree in Early Education. She attended Arizona State University and has been teaching for over five years. She currently resides in Southern Arizona with her fiancé and their five cats. ​...

Duration: 00:19:23


HARD ROAD HOME new from Lorraine Dopson

10/13/2017
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From author Lorraine Dopson..."Hard Road Home"; "The Light at the End of the World", recommended by the US Review of Books; and "Visions From Heaven", non-fiction. Lorraine Angela Dopson is a writer living in Bismarck, North Dakota. Previously a counselor and grant writer, she raised funds to help renovate the stately Mandan Depot, which is now a Native American arts business. Her first publication was a journal article based on her doctoral dissertation about Danish philosopher, Soren...

Duration: 00:21:53


A PATH THROUGH by Janna Olsen Spratt

10/13/2017
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A Path Through by Janna Olsen Spratt This story is a tribute to the faithfulness of God. The God thread weaves through everything from the car accident that we walked away from which totaled the car to the last chapter of finding purpose in the pain of being alone. He promised that as we passed through the rivers of uncertainty, the valley of weeping and the fiery trials, He would be with us. He promised that all things would work out for our good. This is a story of overcoming childhood...

Duration: 00:22:05


INCONVENIENT SEQUEL co-director and cinematographer Jon Shenk

10/13/2017
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LANDMARK SEQUEL TO THE ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING FILM AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand Debuts October 24th The film arrives early on Digital HD October 6th Ten years after the Academy Award®-winning An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change to the forefront of mainstream culture, the 2017 Environmental Media Association (EMA) Award-winning documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, follows former Vice President Al Gore as he continues his tireless...

Duration: 00:12:25


SAMURAI JACK creator and animation director Genndy Tartakovsky

10/12/2017
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JACK'S BACK! Samurai Jack -- Adult Swim's Wildly Popular, Emmy Award®-Winning Animated Series -- Returns on the Big Screen, on Blu-ray and With an Epic New Soundtrack! Ric Speaks with Samurai Jack Creator and Celebrated Animation Director Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter's Laboratory, Star Wars: Clone Wars) Adult Swim’s Samurai Jack — which recently swept the juried Emmy Awards’® Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation category— follows a young Samurai who is sent to the future by the evil...

Duration: 00:12:40


HEALTHY AGING AND WELLNESS OF LIFE, Dr Carrie Engelbright

10/11/2017
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Emerging Trends in Healthy Aging & Healthcare by Dr. Carrie L. Engelbright, RN, CNE, CWP Dr. Engelbright’s extensive career began in 1997 when she became a nursing assistant. Moving on to become a registered nurse in long-term care, she then began working in public health, focusing on children with special healthcare needs, childhood lead poisoning prevention, and prenatal health. In 2006, Carrie began her teaching career as an adjunct faculty in the Nursing and Nursing Assistant Programs at...

Duration: 00:18:15


THE CHICAGO CUBS by Rich Cohen

10/10/2017
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The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse by Rich Cohen A captivating blend of reportage and memoir exploring the history of the Chicago Cubs When Rich Cohen was eight years old, his father took him to see a Cubs game. On the way out of the park, his father asked him to make a promise. “Promise me you will never be a Cubs fan. The Cubs do not win,” he explained, “and because of that, a Cubs fan will have a diminished life determined by low expectations. That team will screw up your life.” As a...

Duration: 00:15:52


BETA BALL author Erik Malinowski

10/10/2017
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Betaball How Silicon Valley and Science Built One of the Greatest Basketball Teams in History By Erik Malinowski Moneyball meets The City Game in this compelling look at how the NBA champion Golden State Warriors embraced savvy business practices, next-gen science, and the corporate culture of Silicon Valley to not only produce one of the greatest basketball teams in history but also revolutionize the NBA. Discover the definitive, inside account of how the Warriors, under the leadership of...

Duration: 00:19:15


TRAVEL TECH collection from Joseph A Bank

10/10/2017
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Business Travel Can Be Exhausting, and Time Consuming Don’t Let Your Hot and Bothersome Suit Add to Your Travel Stress Ric catches up with Dr. Gregory Haggquist, inventor of a yarn technology that uses the human body’s own infrared radiation to evaporate moisture and Scott Britton a successful professional and Forbes 2017 30 Under 30 for Enterprise Tech list maker who believes in and wears the clothing. They have teamed up with Jos. A. Bank to bring a new layer of high tech performance...

Duration: 00:14:58


CHANCE star Brian Goodman

10/10/2017
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One of Hollywood’s Most In Demand Character Actors is Gearing Up for Season Two of the Psychological Thriller… Chance Season Two Premieres Wednesday October 11th on Hulu with new episodes weekly Ric Catches Up with the Talented Brian Goodman who stars alongside Hugh Laurie in the hit drama. Brian Goodman is an actor and director, known for his recurring and guest-starring roles in a number of different films and television series, including Lost, Sons of Anarchy, Aquarius, and Rizzoli &...

Duration: 00:10:00


DREAMGIRLS writer and director Bill Condon

10/10/2017
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The Academy Award® Winning Musical Masterpiece DREAMGIRLS is Back! Ric Speaks with Celebrated Film Director and Oscar® Winning Screenwriter Bill Condon (Beauty and the Beast, Chicago) about the Director’s Extended Edition which features 10 Minutes of Additional Footage, Including Never-Before-Seen Jennifer Hudson Auditions and Screen Test DREAMGIRLS Blu-ray™ Combo Gift Set and Digital HD Will Debut October 10th Winner of two Academy Awards® and three Golden Globes®, including Best Motion...

Duration: 00:15:01


MY NAME IS TOM by Jon Reeves

10/6/2017
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My Name is Tom Author: Jon Reeves Some describe Tom’s obsession with music as “unhealthy.” Growing up in the 1970s and early ’80s middle England, developing his love for music and building a record collection to rival that of people twice his age, Tom becomes fascinated by the musical cultures of the day. In 1989 he turns eighteen and becomes part of his own culture, the Rave scene, selling all his beloved record collection along the way to fund his new lifestyle. After a while, he decides...

Duration: 00:22:15


Robert Maxxim, LEGACY SERIES

10/6/2017
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LEGACY SERIES by Robert Maxxim Worldly and past life visions...Atlantis...Lemuria...Ancient visions...Spiritual sciences. It's the critically acclaimed LEGACY EPISODE series by Robert Maxxim. Five episodes called "A must read for every truth seeker". The author's real vision of previous lifetimes in Atlantis and Lemuria and other worlds where these lives took place. The LEGACY SERIES, thirty years in the making, features advanced scientific and spiritual concepts, backed with evidence. For...

Duration: 00:46:00


LORE on AMAZON PRIME VIDEO with Aaron Mahnke

10/6/2017
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Get Ready for Vampires, Changelings, Werewolves, Séances and Possessed Dolls. A Popular Podcast Comes to the Small Screen in the Amazon Original Series… LORE Premieres Friday October 13th on Amazon Prime Video Ric Catches Up with Aaron Mahnke, the creator, producer, and host of the hit podcast (Best of iTunes 2015 & 2016) and Co-Executive Producer of the series. Based on the popular podcast of the same name, Lore has an average of five million monthly listens. The anthology series presents...

Duration: 00:07:31


SO B IT stars Alfre Woodard and Talitha Bateman

10/5/2017
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Ric Catches Up with Academy Award® Nominee Alfre Woodard & Up and Coming Actress Talitha Bateman They can be seen starring alongside one another in the coming of age drama SO B. IT SO B. IT is the film adaptation of the New York Times bestselling young adult novel of the same name. Written by Sarah Weeks, the book is beloved in schools across the country and continues to be part of their curriculums. For as long as Heidi (Talitha Bateman) can remember, her mother has had only 22 words in her...

Duration: 00:09:14


WHEELER DEALERS hosts Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead

10/3/2017
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Velocity's Wheeler Dealers are Back -- Finding, Fixing and Flipping Secondhand Cars! Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT on Velocity In Time for Season 14 of the Hit Series, Auto Experts Mike Brewer and New Co-Host Ant Anstead Join Ric to Share Tips for Buying a Used Car From their southern California shop, auto valuation expert Mike Brewer and master mechanic Ant Anstead go to work finding, fixing and flipping a wide variety of unique used cars from all over the world. On every WHEELER DEALERS episode,...

Duration: 00:11:18


THE FRAGMENTS OF A BROKEN LIFE author Aline Marie Fey

9/29/2017
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THE FRAGMENTS OF A BROKEN LIFE by Aline Marie Fey The Fragments of a Broken Life” is an incredibly overwhelming story of an isolated and abused little girl … Leena. These pages reveal an overwhelming, behind the scenes, insight concerning child molestation and rape … family denials … the no-talk rule … and, the cruel and detrimental silence and guilt that is forced upon its victims! Unfolded here, are many painful truths which are, even now, locked away in many homes all across this...

Duration: 00:23:00


AGGIE SPIRIT 101 by Barry Bauerschlag

9/29/2017
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AGGIE SPIRIT 101: GREATER LOVE by Barry Bauerschlag In Aggie Spirit 101: Greater Love, the author explores the treasured traditions of Texas A&M, the values they transmit and the timeless wisdom they hold in common with the Christian faith. Are there shared fruits of the Holy Spirit and the Aggie Spirit? And how can we be a good Aggie and a better Christian at the same time? If you have ever visited Aggieland, you may have fallen in love with the Aggie Spirit, the unique traditions which...

Duration: 00:20:54


RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE BUT LEFT OUT by Jeffery Trees

9/29/2017
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Right in the Middle but Left Out author Jeffery Trees The central theme of this book is how to identify and deal with the realities of incest. Most of the time incest victims have a great deal of emotional, physical, and sexual pain. Too many times it literally takes years and years for a child to work through all the tormenting, and too many times all they can do is subdue it, which makes them deal with it in their thirties and forties. It has a way of compounding all relationships,...

Duration: 00:21:24


BITCHIN RIDES star Dave Kindig

9/28/2017
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It's Time for an All New Set of Bitchin' Rides in Velocity's Hit Car Restoration Series Returning Tuesday October 3rd at 9pm ET/PT. Back for Season Four, Dave Kindig Designs and Builds the World's Most Creative, One-of-a-Kind -- and Bitchin' -- Vehicles And He Talks With Ric About The New Season Some great artists work with oil on canvas, others with clay, but for Dave Kindig, iron and chrome are the tools of his creative self-expression and he is an artist at the top of his automotive...

Duration: 00:07:19

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