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Words Matter

In 1872, Dr. Brewster M. Higley of Smith County, Kansas, wrote a poem entitled “My Western Home.”  The words of that poem were later set to music and the song, “Home on the Range” was born.  Dr. Higley noted that out on the range, one seldom heard a discouraging word.  That’s important, because...
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When You’re Stuck Between the Restrooms

It’s not often that we get to have conversations with spectators. Usually they are more interested in finding their seats and we are more interested in getting a cluster of Rights Holding Broadcasters (RHBs) on-the-air on time. But the fact that our control room is located right between the doors...
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Hippy Days are Here Again

In my last installment, I promised an above-the-scenes view of Rio2016 or, more specifically, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, my home away from home for the next several weeks. Now that the hard work of wire pulling and equipment installing is done and now that the games are under way, I actually...
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Semi-Live from Brazil

As much as  we would love to be bringing you all the latest from the Summer Games, alas, contractural arrangements and the lack of a decent internet connection will keep our missives somewhat limited and brief.  Our Fearless Leader, Rich Roszel, is part of the Olympic Broadcast team once again...
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