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October 2017 Program Highlights:

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 8:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – WXXI-TV brings viewers an hour-long Second Opinion special that sheds light on opioid and heroin addiction. Overdose: Inside the Epidemic, airing Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 8 p.m., comes at a critical time as heroin addiction has exploded in the U.S.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:10pm

(Rochester, NY) - A whole new season of Live from Hochstein, hosted by Mona Seghatoleslami, kicks off Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 12:10 p.m. on Classical 91.5 with a performance by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Music Director Ward Stare.

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 11:00am

(Rochester, NY) – Fans of the Hidden Brain podcast will be happy to learn that its host, NPR science correspondent Shankar Vedantam, and his production team will launch a new weekly, one-hour radio version of Hidden Brain. The new series will air Saturdays at 11 a.m.



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