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KGOU e-Newsletter
March 7, 2013
Also in this Issue:
Boomer Finances
Award for StoryCorps
Reporter's Notebook
Dinner 'On the Run'
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screenshot KGOU has joined with NPR Digital Services to re-design KGOU's content online. The brand new KGOU.org has all your favorite features -- streaming audio, news content on demand, community calendar listings, and ways to support the station -- plus many new features to enhance your web experience!

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Personal Finance For Baby Boomers on Morning Edition
nest eggs Baby Boomers, born during the prosperous years after World War II, grew up in an era of rising living standards. But they are heading into retirement at a time of economic uncertainty and financial insecurity. NPR's Morning Edition offers practical conversations about key financial questions boomers face -- from estate planning to annuities and student debt -- in a six-week series that began on Tuesday, March 5 and continues into April.
 

StoryCorps Wins a 2013 MacArthur Award
StoryCorps StoryCorps, the national oral history organization, has been granted a $1 million MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, joining 12 other nonprofit organizations across the globe recognized by the MacArthur Foundation. StoryCorps is heard Fridays during Morning Edition.

StoryCorps will use the MacArthur prize money to invest in its technological infrastructure to make its national archive accessible to the public, as well as into a world-class resource for academic research. StoryCorps founder Dave Isay talks about the prize and what it means for the mission of the organization in this video.
 

no press allowed How To Sneak Into A Chinese Village When Police Don't Want You There
Whether it's skirting the main roads, avoiding hired thugs or trudging through a cabbage field, reporting the news from foreign countries can present a real challenge. Read about the exploits of NPR's Shanghai correspondent, Frank Langfitt, which included all of the above, in this blog post on The Two-Way.
 

The Salt: Dinner On the Run
As part of NPR's On the Run series about food and exercise, the blog The Salt asked readers to share their dinnertime confessions about their families' weeknight meals. The series struck a nerve, with listeners eager to share some of the savvy, time-saving tips they've found. The Salt is passing them on to readers, along with snapshots of their weeknight creations.
 
Congratulations to our winner!
In our last e-Newsletter, KGOU gave away tickets to a performance by the China National Symphony Orchestra at Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium. Congratulations to our lucky winner, Mark! Watch this space for more giveaways!