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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Here & Now Office Olympics: Week Two

Never mind that it’s the summer Olympics, our Canadian colleague, Karyn Miller-Medzon, came prepared to face off in her ice hockey gear. (She says it always feels like winter in Canada!)

Event One

Producer Slashing: Unsuspecting producer Lynn Menegon is knocked off the ice!

Event Two

Recycle Bin Slapshot: She shoots and she scores! (And helps save the Earth in the process.)

Event Three

Radio Host Body-Checking: Karyn lets nothing stand in her way as she goes for a hat trick to win Gold in all three events!

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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How To Stay Sharp As You Age

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