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Public radio is doing just fine, all things considered

It's time for Gimme Shelter!—"America's favorite tax-planning fun game." Today's big contestant: Susan Stamberg. She beats the clock and correctly identifies Federal Tax Form G, earning a chance at an Individual Retirement Account. Applause and organ music erupt in the radio studio. But on Round 2 she draws a blank on Form 2440, losing a chance to "become a limited partner in a solar-powered cattle ranch on a uranium field." Susan has to settle for an electric saucepan. "Until tomorrow," says a smarmy...

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