Gay Rights & Sochi, Gold In Them Thar Hills, The British Invasion's Unsung Heroes In this week's podcast, gay rights issues loom over Sochi, a Kansas town goes green after a devastating tornado, and radio icon Art Laboe looks back on 70 years in the business.
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Gay Rights & Sochi, Gold In Them Thar Hills, The British Invasion's Unsung Heroes

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Gay Rights & Sochi, Gold In Them Thar Hills, The British Invasion's Unsung Heroes

Gay Rights & Sochi, Gold In Them Thar Hills, The British Invasion's Unsung Heroes

Gay Rights & Sochi, Gold In Them Thar Hills, The British Invasion's Unsung Heroes

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In this week's podcast, gay rights issues loom over Sochi, a Kansas town goes green after a devastating tornado, and radio icon Art Laboe looks back on 70 years in the business.

The Shadows on stage in the 1960s. The British rock act, formed as a backing band for singer Cliff Richard (center), was among the UK acts who stayed behind as The Beatles and others were cresting in America. Paul Popper/Getty Images hide caption

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The Shadows on stage in the 1960s. The British rock act, formed as a backing band for singer Cliff Richard (center), was among the UK acts who stayed behind as The Beatles and others were cresting in America.

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