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Caption: The Admiral shipwreck, Credit: Marc Duncan
There’s more than just fish and sand in the Great Lakes – there are thousands of ships, airplanes, and other vehicles under the water. A story on ...

Bought by WAMC, PRX Remix, WRVO Public Media, WCMU, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 8
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When Donald Trump takes the inaugural stage this month, he’ll be doing so in front of the newly restored Capitol Dome. But just over a hundred mile...

Bought by KENW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 2
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As we approach the shortest days of the year, we take a longing look at the therapeutic aspects of daylight. One researcher found that light therap...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 3
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Sri Lanka's civil war lasted 26 years. It cost the lives of an estimated 100,000 people and devastated the north and east of the island nation. In ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:38
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What happens when you run out of luck? You lose your job, your marriage, your home, your arms and legs, the respect of your parents, and your will ...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:04:34
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Probably the most horrific murder publicly accessible though a variety of social media, the death of Lin Jun was a public execution for all to see....

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 58:34
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One of the more bizarre stories of our lifetime, the story of Luka Magnotta is wrought with remorseful refrains and awkward pauses. This is a man, ...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:03:36
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In this episode we discuss the cases of Vince Weiguang Li, Alton Nolen and Derek Ward. All three of these men decapitated their victims with a comp...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:55
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In this special two-parter, the brutal and inexplicable murder of a 14-year-old boy exposes a dysfunctional American family’s secrets and lies. Th...

Bought by KTSW 89.9


  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 23
What could be more horrifying, terrible, and heart-breaking than a mother intentionally taking the life of her own child. We barely scratch the su...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:05:52
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 22
A family divided, a hungry media looking for answers, and an inept police department looking for answers to explain and more importantly prove the ...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:20:26
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 20
Ronald William Brown was a ventriloquist puppeteer on a television program called Joy Junction, a variety show on the Christian Television Network....

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 51:38
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 19
Elliot Rodger's privileged background and his family's ties to Hollywood didn't help him get accepted by those around him. Instead his awkward beha...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 55:27
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From: Anna Hamilton
Series: Watershed
Caption: Amendment 1 campaign materials at Florida's Water and Land Legacy, Credit: Daniel Ward
In 2014, Florida voters passed Amendment 1—the Florida Water and Land Conservation Amendment—by a sweeping 75%. Advocates believe this should send ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 11:42
Caption: Felix Smith, Credit: Kerry Klein
Kesterson Wildlife Refuge had a little known problem back in 1982: selenium contamination was leading to birth defects and death in fish and birds....

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 16:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A truck in Harlan, Ky., proclaims its support for coal and coal miners., Credit: Erica Peterson/WFPL
Coal is embedded into the culture and image of Eastern Kentucky, but the industry is declining in the region. And it's declining permanently. The c...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: 18:17
Caption: The Bulkley River in British Columbia., Credit: Wikipedia user Heqs
In Canada, people are rallying to support an Indigenous community in northern British Columbia that is claiming its sovereignty over the land and m...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2013
  • Length: 05:39
Caption: An aerial view of North Beach Island where five cottages were demolished by the federal government.
In late 2011. the federal government decided to demolish five old seaside cottages on Cape Cod that were at threat of being washed away due to coas...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 29, 2012
  • Length: 08:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Yellowstone flyover 2, Credit: K. Gourlay
Whitebark pine trees, once a feature of the mountainous west, are under attack. Nearly two-thirds have died from beetle attacks and other causes, h...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 17, 2012
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Looking up and out of the mouth of Horse Cave, Kentucky, Credit: K. Gourlay
Caves may lie beneath our radar, but they play an important role in many Southeastern U.S. ecosystems. They filter water and shelter diverse wildli...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Big Daddy's supporters in Chesterfield, Michigan, Credit: New Baltimore Patch.com
Across the nation, the debate about medical marijuana continues, even in the states where its use has been legalized. But in Michigan the controver...

Bought by Vocalo.org and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Mar 06, 2012
  • Length: 08:57
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s called a gang injunction. A controversial crime tool strategy that some people say should be illegal, and others say is a necessary last reso...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 13:36
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News and features on the wars in Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan and more.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A pastor at a Southern Sudanese church in a refugee camp in Kenya., Credit: Becky Palmstrom
As the newest country in the world celebrates, Becky Palmstrom travels to Kenya to hear the prayers and songs of the refugees waiting to return to ...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 05:18
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Rents have always been high in New York; but since 1994, so called ‘Quality of Life’ policing, and business friendly development strategies have de...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2010
  • Length: 17:01