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The 2008 Kingston, Tennessee coal ash spill was disastrous at the time, but what came a decade later would reveal the full devastation of the tragedy.

Bought by KRZA and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 22:22
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nanticoke Heritage Day in Millsboro, November, 2014, Credit: KARL MALGIERO/DELAWARE PUBLIC MEDIA
1855, in Millsboro, Delaware, a man named Levin Sockum was doing very well for himself. He was a Nanticoke business owner. His name was clearly Na...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 06:12
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Greg Pierotti and members of New York City’s Tectonic Theater Project spent months in the small town of Laramie, Wyoming conducting interviews with...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jun 23, 2018
  • Length: 26:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Portrait of Melissa Wakefield (left) and Jessica Wakefield (right) in May 2018. , Credit: Photograph by Catherine Saint Louis
After Jeffrey Wakefield died unexpectedly in March, his daughter Melissa wrote a remembrance to run in the Falmouth Enterprise. Then the paper publ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 07:19
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Women-owned businesses generated over $1.6 trillion in sales in 2017, but they still make up less than 2/5ths of all privately held companies. But,...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 04:20
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This is Show #143 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man, Pt. 2 Favs of 2017 from the Men...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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After the fall of the Soviet Union Ukrainian-born opera director Julia Lwowski was able to come to Germany because she was a Jew. But was she?

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 26:59
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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
Caption: Fred L. Soper crossing a bridge to investigate an area where yellow fever occurred, Credit: Photo by Wilbur A. Sawyer courtesy National Library of Medicine
Eighty years ago, one man set out to eradicate the mosquito that now causes Zika virus—and it sullied his reputation forever.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WABE


  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 12:08
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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Dr. Christopher Emdin, associate Professor of Math, Science and Technology at Teachers College of Columbia University) speaking about his new book,...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 01:00:03
Caption: Jay Ipson, Credit: John MacLellan
Jay Ipson is a survivor of the first magnitude. He learned his survival skills under the most harrowing conditions known to man. As a young boy, he...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 26:41
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
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Rendered follows up with Etsy about some of the concerns sellers brought up about the company on our April episode and get an update on how the com...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 18:09
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Online crafty marketplace Etsy went public in April 2015. What does that mean for the makers who sell their goods on the site?

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
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Over one million North Carolinians make the minimum wage at their job: Seven-twenty-five an hour. While many states and cities have recently raised...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Radio Coffeehouse
How well do you understand what the cops say when they arrest you? We interview forensic linguist Dr. Aneta Pavlenko. She testified at the trial of...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Butchering your own meat has become, for lack of a better word, kinda trendy. But it's also a basic survival skill that dates back to the stone age.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 26:07
  • 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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Some exes live 15 minutes apart, but they drive more than an hour to exchange their kids through an organization in Brunswick, Maine. Home to Home ...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 07:13
Caption: Iron Dome App, Credit: iTunes
A new smartphone app developed by an American college student and his colleague uses up-to-the minute data from the Israeli Defense Force to warn I...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 1
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When you’re sick, looking up symptoms online is not always the best idea. But if you have a disease that’s poorly understood and often overlooked b...

Bought by KSFR and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:15
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Marilyn Colburn of Provincetown, Mass., author of "Maudie & Sophie," the first novel published by the Provincetown Public Press, Credit: Nancy Klingener
The Provincetown Public Library, a tiny library at the end of Cape Cod, has become the first public library in the country to create its own digita...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Andre Noel is the manager of Figures In Flight Released., Credit: Natalie Ivis
This episode features a story by producer Chris Remington about a group of ex-cons who were inspired to start their own dance troupe, called Figure...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 11:53
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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