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Rumor Control

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Rumor Control

Rumor Control

Rumor Control

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NPR's Scott Simon talks with Tom Saunders, the supervisor at Baltimore's Rumor Control Center, about what it takes to squash a rumor. A current falsehood making the rounds is that Johns Hopkins University is paying cash for rare blue-eyed cicadas.