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Chantek at 9 months

The Ape Who Went to College

7 pm Wednesday, July 23, on WILL-TV: The story of an orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus.

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Pop Quiz: 20 percent chance of rain. Do you need an umbrella?

Herd of horses

Hold your (literary) horses!

From classic Westerns to racy romances, horses carry so many beloved books. NPR tells you about 10 four-legged tales.

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Frontline: Losing Iraq

9 pm Tuesday, July 29, on WILL-TV: Frontline examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq: What went wrong? How did we get here? And what happens now?

Danielle Lee

Using hip hop to teach science

Sean Powers talked to biologist Danielle Lee about how she uses hip hop in the classroom.

Autumn olive plant

Backyard Industry: If you can’t beat them, eat them

Backyard Industry's Lisa Bralts explores the concept of foraging and eating particular invasive species, like the autumn olive, as one way to slow them down.

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A Stellar Job on ‘Big Picture Science’

5 pm Saturday, July 26, on WILL-AM: Stars can tell us a lot about other celestial phenomena.

Yefim Bronfman

Bronfman performs Beethoven’s ‘Emperor’

7 pm Wednesday, July 23, with the San Francisco Symphony

Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character

8 pm Friday, July 25: WILL's Fund Your Favorites poll winner in the arts category.

Books with maps

Mapping out a plan for your summer reading

NPR's go-to books guru shares her "under the radar" reads — books she thinks deserve more attention than they've been getting.

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