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A torchlit Confederate protest in Charlottesville, Virginia had some residents recalling the days of the KKK. But one Virginia scholar says today’s...

Bought by KENW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 2
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While Marine le Pen failed to win the recent French presidential election, her increased popularity is just the most recent example of how far righ...

Bought by KENW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Allen Wilson, 59, says he has debt collectors calling him over bills that should have been paid by Anthem, his former HIP 2.0 insurer., Credit: Jake Harper / Side Effects
Expanding Medicaid to cover more low-income Americans was a major component of the Affordable Care Act, and under then-Governor Mike Pence, Seema V...

Bought by WNIN


  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: In 1973 waves crashed over Zieres' family's breakwall and flooded their home., Credit: Provided
INTRO: There’s a simmering controversy on the northern border of the United States -- it’s all about water. For the first time in over fifty years,...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, WCPN, WAMC, North Country Public Radio, and WBFO


  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:46
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Mud stored for climate change research at the Unviersity at Buffalo, November 2016., Credit: ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Mud stored for climate change research at the Unviersity at Buffalo, November 2016.
Climate change researchers in the Great Lakes region fear Trump administration could move forward with anti-climate change agenda.

Bought by North Country Public Radio, WCPN, WAMC, WCMU, WXXI and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 6
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Women are earning more degrees in higher education than men. So why are there so few women in tenure track or leadership positions in academia?

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


  • Added: Dec 02, 2016
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: BY ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Pedestrian Bridge to be replaced at Niagara Falls State Park., Credit: BY ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Pedestrian Bridge to be replaced at Niagara Falls State Park.
New York State plans to shut off the American Falls, a major attraction for tourists who flock to Niagara Falls. It's part of a project to replace...

Bought by WCPN, WXXI, North Country Public Radio, WAMC, WSKG and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Harvester amid the cattails, Credit: Sam Corden
Researchers are harvesting invasive cattails, and seeking commercial uses for them

Bought by WCPN, WXXI, North Country Public Radio, and WBFO


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: heavy machinery is used to move concrete along shoreline, Credit: Susan Bence
Lake Michigan is experiencing record high water levels – bad news for some residents along the western shore. Huge chunks of the shoreline are erod...

Bought by WCPN, WXXI, WILL, WCMU, WBEZ and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Kenna checks a creek in Bridgman, Mich., Credit: Rebecca Thiele
Trained dogs are helping localities find leaky sewer pipes that are polluting Great Lakes tributaries.

Bought by WXXI, WRVO Public Media, WCPN, WCMU, and WBFO


  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Brianna Boggan takes a water sample at Villa Angela-Euclid Beach, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
Although a lot of beaches are tested for contamination in the water, many agencies use dated information to determine if it’s safe to swim. A new ...

Bought by WXXI, WRVO Public Media, North Country Public Radio, WCMU, WCPN and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 7
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Apex Clean Energy plans to build dozens of wind turbines across the Great Lakes states -- including Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Illinois – to take ...

Bought by WCPN, Delta College Public Radio, WCMU, and WBFO


  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Draken Harald Harfagre, Credit: courtesy of Draken Harald Harfagre
The replica Viking ship Draken Harald Hårfagre has sailed out of the Great Lakes, wrapping up a summer visit marred by a dispute over pilots fees. ...

Bought by WCPN, WXXI, WMUK, WAMC, WCMU and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 7
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This month marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s visit to Buffalo New York -- a day that helped clean up waterways across the...

Bought by WABE, WCPN, North Country Public Radio, WBFO, and WXXI


  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 5
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Indiana governor Mike Pence is in the spotlight this week as the man Donald Trump has chosen as his running mate. In his three years running the Ho...

Bought by KCUR, WILL, and WNIN


  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 8
If someone uses a phone during a movie it can be extremely annoying, but texting isn't really that big of a deal. Even with a super-bright phone, ...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:04:46
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In the last few years, new medications have come on the market that can cure hepatitis C with a more than 90 percent success rate, but for some peo...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2015
  • Length: 03:27
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Colorado is one of many states that has tried to create a cash for recycling program, or bottle bill. However, opposition from some surprising sour...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
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On Monday, the Indiana University School of Public Health held a panel discussion in response to the current outbreak of the Ebola Virus.

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 09:13
Caption: Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow, Credit: Bill Lancz
A recap of Monday night's Scottish Independence Debate. Postal ballots begin arriving at Scottish Homes today.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:30
Caption: Rubber bullets were easy to find on the streets of Ferguson, MO on the morning of August 17, 2014. , Credit: Lucas Alberts
Interviews and sound at and around the scene of Michael Brown's shooting and the subsequent protests and looting. The Mayor of Ferguson collects di...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:10
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Investigative Journalist Lee Fang was the first reporter to expose the Tea Party's corporate sponsors.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:38
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On the eve of a vote in Uruguay's House of Representatives on the legalisation of Marijuana, Ben Weisz reports from Montevideo on a country yet to ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 06:51
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Yes we need quality teachers...but do we really know what that means?

  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 28:35
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Desperation leads to dramatic self-immolations in Tibet. Tibetan reporter Lhakpa Kyizom reports from Dharamsala, India.

  • Added: Mar 02, 2012
  • Length: 06:40