news features

Series produced by With Good Reason

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Stand-alone news features designed to fit into local cutaways of ME or ATC.

Produced by the staff of "With Good Reason," these two minute and thirty second news features are designed to fit into local cutaways of ME or ATC.


203 Pieces

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A renowned marine biologist is studying a silent killer in oceans and bays. Allison Quantz has the story.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 1
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For the past ten years, drug cartels in Mexico have been worshiping a sort of grim repress, a robed skeleton lady known as Santa Muerte, or Saint D...

Bought by KENW, KUOW, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2012
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 3
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In the early years of the Cold War, a number of Hollywood directors and writers were blacklisted from the motion picture industry. One author says ...

Bought by KENW and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 2
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With the March announcement that Best Buy is closing 50 large stores around the country, the dominance of big box retail has been called into quest...

Bought by KENW and KBRP Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 2
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The growing field of music therapy found recent success in the treatment of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Her therapists sang or played...

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 06, 2012
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 3
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People born at the leading edge of the Baby Boom turned 65 last year, with more and more Americans entering what experts call “young old age.” One ...

Bought by KENW, WXDU, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:26
  • Purchases: 4
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This year’s outbreak of the West Nile virus is breaking records, with over 1500 cases reported so far. One researcher believes that decreasing the ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
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When naming the most important stories of the 20th century, gossip writer Liz Smith rattled off the assassination of JFK, the Lindbergh kidnapping,...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Before Daphne Maxwell Reid appeared on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, she was a number of "firsts," including the first African American homecoming q...

Bought by KENW and WDBM


  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Until recently, not much was known about the first Africans who stepped foot on the North American continent. Today, scholars are learning unexpect...

Bought by KENW and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:26
  • Purchases: 2
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A robotics competition for 9- to 14-year-olds is a sneaky way to get kids excited about science. Allison Quantz followed one team into competition ...

Bought by KENW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 2
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A new breed of bartenders calling themselves mixologists--with a little help from the TV show Mad Men--have put classic cocktails back on the bar. ...

Bought by KENW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 2
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There’s a lot of talk this time of year about the “holiday season,” but the holidays mean something different to every family. One scholar uses her...

Bought by KENW, WOUB, KUER, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 4
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In response to international tests that show American students lagging, a number of programs supporting the study of science, technology, engineeri...

Bought by KENW, KFAI, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 29, 2013
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Secretaries, housewives, waitresses, women from all over central Florida are getting into vocational schools to learn war work. Typical are these in the Daytona Beach branch of the Volusia county vocational school., Credit: National Archives and Records Administration
A recent science test showing that American girls are lagging behind boys has brought women in science back into the national conversation. More th...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, Radio Newark, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 4
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When we think of early rock and roll most of us think of musicians like Little Richard, Elvis Presley, and Johnny Cash. But all these legends grew ...

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, Radio Newark, and KUOW


  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 4
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Twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Renaissance artist Michelangelo are now on a rare, two-stop tour in America. Kelley Libby attended the first le...

Bought by KENW and Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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For kids in school, Spring Break is offering a much needed respite from the pressures of being a student. Two psychologists are working with a tech...

Bought by KENW and KFAI


  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Towns in the southern colonies had many residents who were slaves or free blacks., Credit: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Steven Spielberg’s recent film Lincoln stirred up a lot of talk about what history sounded like. Spielberg even recorded one of President Lincoln’s...

Bought by KENW and Radio Newark


  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Writers of science fiction have long predicted a time when computers could engage humans in two-way communication, from R2D2 to the sinister Hal 90...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1