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Special Edition Svr Radio Show 9-11-11 At 5 Pm Cdt

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We have decided to do a special SVR broadcast on 9-11 at 5pm cdt or 6pm edt.

We will have an open line for folks to call in.

This show is a tribute to all the people who lost their lives on this horrific day.

We will discuss what 911 did to this country. and its after effects with the wars that followed.

Everyone is invited to attend. We may even have a special guest or two.

The call in number is '(479) 595 8387. We look forward to hearing from you.

JBasser

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We have decided to do a special SVR broadcast on 9-11 at 5pm cdt or 6pm edt.

We will have an open line for folks to call in.

This show is a tribute to all the people who lost their lives on this horrific day.

We will discuss what 911 did to this country. and its after effects with the wars that followed.

Everyone is invited to attend. We may even have a special guest or two.

The call in number is '(479) 595 8387. We look forward to hearing from you. Don't miss it.

JBasser

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Medications permitting I will be there. Sometimes my meds knock me out a bit.

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