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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
Caption: Chuck Earnest's rice fields near Steele, Mo., are a waterfowl sanctuary during the non-growing season., Credit: Kristofor Husted
For such a small region, this sprawling landscape of the Bootheel has some of the most productive farmland in the U.S. A solid water supply and nut...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:50
Caption: Judith Haggard is one of two nurse practitioners at the Otto Bean Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. The clinic has no full-time doctor so Haggard works with a collaborating physician outside of the SEMO Health Network, which runs Otto Bean., Credit: Bram Sable-Smith
The Missouri Bootheel is a region emblematic of the social and medical problems facing rural Missouri, and really, all of rural America. Life expec...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 2
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The number of new cases of HIV in Scott County seem to be plateauing. We look into what that means in today's WFHB community report.

  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 06:18
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They are supposed to mold and inspire minds, but that may some argue that will be difficult while 80% are white.

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:41
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Caffeine Powder, or the purest form of caffeine, is a very lethal substance in small amounts. Many people do not know about the dangers of the prod...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 03:30
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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
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In the 1970’s, a series of laws ushered in a so-called “sunshine era” of government transparency. A new book examines the dark side of the Sunshine...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:53
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Today, Dan Coats, senior Senator from Indiana, announced that he will not be running for re-election next year.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:06
Caption: Maria Eitz is a priest for the San Francisco Sophia in Trinity community, Credit: Tom Levy
n the dining room of her San Francisco home, Maria Eitz shows off her priestly attire -- a beautiful red, embroidered stole...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 10:58
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The way we make a living is changing. For about a third of Americans, regular hours and benefits are giving way to a patchwork of contracting, temp...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:45
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Beginning next fall, all San Francisco public schools will offer a class called Ethnic Studies. It’s a look at American history and culture from th...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
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Caption: Danielle Gabriel and her daughter stand vigil outside West County Detention Facility., Credit: Photo by Stephen Southern.
Every month, Alex Aldana stands in protest in front of the West County Detention Facility in Richmond. It’s a medium-security jail that holds men a...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:27
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At a full-service restaurant you know the drill. You eat your food, you get your bill, and then you calculate the tip. But not at Sous Beurre Kitch...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 09:06
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The mystery over what the falcon really is, whether it even existed, and why it has any value has remained so compelling, in fact, that over the ye...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2015
  • Length: 09:15
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Caption: Searsville Dam, Credit: Wikimedia commons user Gazebo
The Searsville Dam is causing big trouble on the peninsula. The 122-year-old, 65-foot-tall dam is closed to the public, hidden away on 1,200 acres ...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:41
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When most people are on their way to sleep, San Francisco’s Homeless Outreach Team, or SF HOT, is just beginning its graveyard shift.

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 07:34
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Caption: The Internet Archive, San Francisco., Credit: Under CC license from Flickr user Beatrice Murch
In San Francisco’s Richmond District, where Geary Boulevard meets Park Presidio, there stands a bright, white, defunct Christian Science church. Th...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:37
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Caption: A recreation of protests by South Asian Berkeley students against emergency in India., Credit: Berkeley South Asian Radical Walking Tour
In 2012, Barnali Ghosh began the Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour with her husband, Anirvan Chatterjee.

  • Added: Feb 03, 2015
  • Length: 08:08
Caption: People wait for their numbers to be called inside the San Jose Driver's License Processing Center, Credit: Angela Johnston
Rosa Santos is leaning over a pile of forms and documents in the corner of the San Jose’s new DMV. I meet her along with her friend. They’re both a...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:44
Caption: U.S. Supreme Court building, Credit: Adam Groffman via Flickr. Licensed under Creative Commons
A news report from Nell Abram in Tampa on Williams-Yulee v. the Florida Bar.

  • Added: Jan 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:58
Caption: Stephen Mercado (Anthony's stepfather), Jesse Perez and Stacy Emminger (Anthony's mother), Credit: Ben Allen/WITF
NOTE: This piece pairs best with a companion piece called Heroin addiction robs family of son. This traces the Emminger family's grief since they...

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2015
  • Length: 07:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Anthony Perez and his son Gage., Credit: Ben Allen/WITF
Heroin addiction has touched towns and cities across the Northeast. In this piece, WITF's Ben Allen goes beyond the numbers to talk to a family who...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2015
  • Length: 07:07