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The national opioid drug abuse crisis is hitting Minnesota American Indian communities especially hard. In 2015, Minnesota had more American India...

Bought by KMSU, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KVSC, KQAL and more

  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 16
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When refugees come to a new country the language barrier that they face can be problematic. One challenge they face is being able to report crimes ...

  • Added: May 09, 2016
  • Length: 03:20
Caption: WWOZ's abandoned studio in Armstrong Park, New Orleans
Ten years ago, there was a storm, and then there was a flood, and they changed New Orleans forever. Many stories from that time have been told, but...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio

  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rick Tumlinson of Deep Space Industries and Dr. Glenn Lightsey discuss future missions at the Texas Spacecraft Lab, Credit: Audrey Quinn
It currently costs $10,000 a pound to transport material from Earth into space. If humans want to live in space someday, those transport costs alon...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, KUOW, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:14
  • Purchases: 4
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In an age of big data, even police departments are getting in on the action. In Los Angeles, the LAPD are using software for what they call “predic...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Hark!, WTIP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KQED

  • Added: Jul 29, 2013
  • Length: 06:37
  • Purchases: 5
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On January 24, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta lifted the ban on women serving in combat roles in the military. War News Radio reporter Amy DiPie...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
Caption: Interviewing at Pearl Roundabout 20th February 2011
In 'Bahrain: Desert Island Risks', Former expatriate Miranda Diboll took advantage of her housewife visa status in the country and interviewed prot...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2012
  • Length: 09:59
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A selective survey of how protest songs have changed from anthems to personal statements...told thru narration, music and soundbites..from Paul Fis...

  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 57:59
Caption: The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District is required to post warning signs near every sewer overflow., Credit: (Véronique LaCapra, St. Louis Public Radio)
St. Louis is one of hundreds of older cities across the country facing the challenge of dealing with an aging sewer system. This summer, the Metro...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2011
  • Length: 03:54
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This special edition of "The Cutting Edge", looks at the trial, resistance and execution of Troy Davis, who was convicted of the killing of an off-...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2011
  • Length: 56:30
Caption: City recycling worker, Credit: QUEST
Until very recently Philadelphians recycled a dismal five-percent of their trash. But all that began to change a few years ago when the city steppe...

Bought by WAMC and WTIP

  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 2
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Cleanup is continuing along the Yellowstone River in south-east Montana where an estimated 42,000 gallons of crude oil spewed from a burst ExxonMob...

Bought by WAMC

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Antelope trying to move through deep snow , Credit: David Grubbs, Billings Gazette
Biologists estimate thousands of pronghorn antelope died in Montana over the long, harsh winter...thousands more are stranded at the Fort Peck Rese...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2011
  • Length: 04:11
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They say death, like taxes, is one of the few certain things in life. But the way that culture deals with death is not a static institution. In New...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2011
  • Length: 04:17
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Hunger in the 21st century has as much to do with access to healthier foods and nutritional education, as it does with income. That isn't lost on t...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Jan 10, 2011
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chris Mason, Phelps-a-thon founder at a fundraiser outside the Boston Center for the Arts
The Westboro Baptist Church, in Topeka, Kansas is headed up by the notorious Reverend Fred Phelps, and is known chiefly for its incendiary rhetoric...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Dec 22, 2010
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Trooper DeLaittre's remains guarded outside the funeral service , Credit: Emilie Ritter
Montana's youngest Highway Patrol officer to ever die in the line of duty was remembered in his hometown...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2010
  • Length: 03:15
Caption: Tent City resident Lantz Rowland has camped at religious sites across the greater Seattle area., Credit: Eliza Ridgeway
Religious Seattle residents are taking an in-your-face approach to housing the homeless.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2010
  • Length: 15:01
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The Guerrette family copes with unthinkable horror.

Bought by KFAI and WMPG

  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 11:23
  • Purchases: 2
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A story about how those thick Plexiglas walls come down in an Oakland, California neighborhood as more white folks move in.

  • Added: May 08, 2010
  • Length: 07:00
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The Space Science Institute is launching a new $3 million project to develop a set of exhibits on asteroids and is using middle school students to ...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2009
  • Length: 05:24
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Surviving family members in capital murder cases often endure years of legal appeals.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2008
  • Length: 07:57
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Will Wright spoke with a man whose attempt to save a stranger's life left a mark on his.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2008
  • Length: 05:03
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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What's global warming doing to the ocean?

Bought by KZYX, KRUA, KUOW, WRNC-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio and more

  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 6
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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"The toilet bowl that never flushes"

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KFAI, WBEZ, and Remix Radio

  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 4