A visit with “Teddy” at Teddy’s Juke Joint in the heart Louisiana’s realm of the Swamp Blues

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Following a pitch-black night drive along on a gravel road, we have arrived at Teddy’s Juke Joint for a visit with Lloyd Johnson Junior.  Known fondly throughout the South as Teddy, the 73-year-old has owned Teddy’s Juke Joint for the past … Continued

Ice Breaker ferry ride through Death’s Door

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If you’re not familiar with Wisconsin, look at a map of the state and you’ll notice a jutting peninsula (locals fondly refer to the peninsula as Wisconsin’s thumb) on the eastern flank. That’s Door County; cradled on the western flank … Continued

How Eastern Tennessee Moonshiners helped distill NASCAR

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 Tim Nichols’s family has been making Appalachian moonshine for more than six generations. Join Tim at Appalachian Heritage Distillery in Bristol, Tennessee for the inside story–and discover how the former NASCAR race driver morphed in to a legal distiller, making award-winning … Continued

Home For Life–dog & cat rescue home in Wisconsin

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Correspondent Tom Wilmer, reports from Wisconsin where he discovers a last hope option for unadoptable dogs and cats. There are two standard options for dogs and cats that arrive at shelters and pounds: adoption or euthanasia. Lisa LaVerdia decided to … Continued