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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
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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Fayette County is like a lot of other rural counties these days, where rates of injection drug abuse and of hepatitis C are on the rise, but fundin...

Bought by WABE and KRZA


  • Added: Jan 18, 2016
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Homer City Generating Station in Pennsylvania., Credit: Reid Frazier
How do you clean up 100,000 tons of air pollution? Boatloads of air filters, and some basic high school chemistry. This story takes the listener in...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Onondaga Nation is located at Nedrow, New York.  © 2015 Laura Molina
The Onondaga Nation started a program to save their language and their culture. Right know, many native American languages are endangered due to th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A new virtual reality video game puts players into one of the Twin Towers during 9/11. Players try to escape the flaming towers. The developers d...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 07:57
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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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IU performs Jean Anoilh adaption of Sophocles' Antigone

  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 09:10
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Being homeless means it's a daily challenge to get your basic needs met: eating, bathing and using the bathroom. For many women, one extra challeng...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Nov 02, 2015
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 1
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The number of people dying from infections is likely to rise over in the coming years as more and more bacteria become drug-resistant. One of them,...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:44
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Striking a power pose--standing like a superhero--may boost your confidence and get you short-term gains. But scientists don't yet know if, or when...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Climate scientist and MacArthur "Genius" award-winner Ben Santer says scientists don't yet know if climate change is affecting the timing of the se...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:24
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In this three-part episode of "Crosscurrents" KALW's Liza Veale looks into the Bay Area’s sex industry: it's advantages, it's complications, and it...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 22:46
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Climate scientist and MacArthur "Genius" award-winner Ben Santer on how scientists know that climate change is not just due to the Sun.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 04:02
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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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A look at the broad use and various meanings of the term "local" on Colorado products

  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 04:53
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Typically turning 18 has also meant aging out of the system. So no more reimbursements to subsidize care. Studies show foster youth lacking financi...

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joe Fox is a resident of Safe Haven in Kennett, Mo., Credit: Bram Sable-Smith
Resources are pretty sparse down here in the Bootheel. No single town has every service to meet the homeless community’s needs. The apartments at S...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:24
Caption: Marylouisa Cantu (left) with her case worker Lucretia Cox (center) and mother Star Tafolla, Credit: Bram Sable-Smith
Almost 17 percent of the babies born here in Dunklin County are born premature. According to data from the World Health Organization, if this were ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:10