The 180 | May 17, 2013 | 3:59

Chickens, Art, and Professors

On this week's 180 Of The Week, we'll tell you what happened when an Western college "learned some valuable lessons" about art, and chickens.

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The 180 One senator's concerns about the Reform Act Jun 7, 2015 | 5:54The Reform Act made it through the House of Commons with overwhelming support, and its proponents would like the same to happen in the Senate. But Senator David Wells tells Jim Brown he's not convinced.
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