woodlawn high school

from serial posted in radio by nevereatshreddedwheat

On January 13, 1999, Hae Min Lee, a senior at Woodlawn High School in Baltimore County, disappeared. After her body was discovered a few weeks later, her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed, also a senior at Woodlawn, was arrested for her murder. He was later convicted and then sentenced to life in June of the following year.

The case against Adnan is examined in depth in season one of Sarah Koenig's podcast Serial.

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good news garage

from car talk, click and clack, tom and ray magliozzi posted in radio by donkeyoti

The stars of NPR's Car Talk- Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers (better known as Tom and Ray Magliozzi)- used to own a DIY garage called Hacker's Heaven.

After that didn't work out, they opened a legit auto repair shop called Good News Garage, which is still open today.

Tom Magliozzi passed away on Nov. 3, 2014 from complication of Alzheimer's disease. He was 77 years old.

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chase auditorium

from wait, wait...don’t tell me! posted in radio by crabapple

The NPR news quiz game Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! has been taping at this auditorium on Thursday evenings since 2005.

The show, hosted by Peter Sagal since shortly after it's introduction in 1998, features a rotating cast of comedic panelists, and often travels the country to tape in other cities. To get tickets at the Chase for Wait, Wait, visit the WBEZ website.

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