By coincidence ABC and CBS both had salmon in their animal features. CBS' John Blackstone reported on the closure of the Pacific Ocean's wild salmon fishery in northern California because stocks in the Sacramento River system are so seriously depleted. ABC's Jeffrey Kofman worried that the salmon-raising farms of Chile are polluting the pristine waters of the Gulf of Corcovado. The gulf is where schools of blue whales feed. Each blue whale weighs more than 100 tons and can grow as long as 100 feet. Kofman called them "magnificent creatures," a description that cannot be denied…on NBC, check out Robert Bazell's Mind Matters feature. He found Brad Williams, a radio announcer on WKTY and former Jeopardy champion. Williams has such a voluminous memory that his radio station in LaCrosse Wisc runs a Stump Brad Trivia call-in show. See his recall abilities at unforgettabledoc.com. Neurologists at the University of California are scanning Williams' brain for their research into how we remember.
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