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Sitka resident Keith Nyitray was a contestant on NPR’s “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!” earlier this spring. The prize for winning contestants is the voice of longtime NPR newscaster Carl Kassel on a home voicemail or answering machine.
Keith won, and brought the CD of Carl’s voice by the station. Click below to listen as Keith hears the message for the first time.
“Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!” airs at 2 p.m. every Saturday on Raven Radio.
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Rob Harcourt is a professor of Marine Ecology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He's in Sitka as a Scientist in Residency Fellow (SIRF) at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Harcourt uses advanced tagging techniques to study ocean animals and their habitat -- everything from jellyfish to blue whales. He'll be speaking tonight (6PM Wed Apr 22, Alaska Raptor Rehabilitation Center, free) on climate change and penquins: "Will Happy Feet feel the heat?" With SSS research director Tory O'Connell.
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