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WXDU, as a member of the Duke University Union, exists to inform, educate, and entertain both the students of Duke University and the surrounding community of Durham through quality progressive alternative radio programming. WXDU seeks to give its staff the freedom to pursue their personal aesthetic within the framework of a cohesive format. WXDU aims to provide the listener with an alternative viewpoint untainted by commercial interests. WXDU resolves to maintain good relations with the music industry without compromising its integrity and nationally recognized commitment to quality programming. WXDU resolves to remain a laboratory where all members are free to make and learn from their mistakes.

WXDU News Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

Tune in tonight, and the first and third Sunday of each month, at 7:00 for WXDU news.

On tonight's broadcast, we'll talk about:

  • Changes coming to Ninth Street parking
  • A way to eliminate automobile carbon emissions
  • The potential effect of stimulant medications on smoking rates in ADHD
  • The role of statin use in preventing prostate cancer
  • A kind of memory loss that's between normal aging and Alzheimer's
  • How to avoid a break-in while you're on vacation (http://ncdoj.com/News-and-Alerts/Alerts/Avoid-home-break-ins-while-on-va...)
  • A possible new treatment for pain and itch
  • How music helps the aging brain
  • Mapping the genome of an intestinal parasite

And as always, we'll have the latest in sports and weather.

Also tonight:

In the 6:00 hour, hear a conversation with Maya Angelou from 1970, shortly after the release of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

And after the news at 7:30, we'll learn more about the impact of D-Day, leading up to the 70th anniversary of the turning point in World War II.