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This week on Minnesota Native News, the passing of two powerful tribal leaders leads to new elections, and urban Native leaders in Minneapolis seek...

Bought by KFAI, KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Most World War II veterans didn’t receive accolades or experience the infamous New York City ticker-tape parade most Americans are familiar with in...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Jun 23, 2018
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Familes of Fair Oaks Community School in Redwood City protest their school closure , Credit: Gloria Rangel
The growth of charter schools has led to declining enrollment at traditional public schools across California -- and in some cases to school closur...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 09, 2018
  • Length: 09:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eliquewa Santiago says college makes her struggle with mental health even more difficult. (c) 2016 Taylor Epps
Mental health is an issue that rarely gets discussed in the black community. For college students of color the issue gets even more difficult.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 2
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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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Typically turning 18 has also meant aging out of the system. So no more reimbursements to subsidize care. Studies show foster youth lacking financi...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

Bought by KENW, WABE, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 3
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.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 07:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Home prices are higher than ever before in the Bay Area. So it begs the question: are we in a housing bubble or a housing crisis?

  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: A mountain of mattresses in West Oakland, Credit: Todd Whitney
For over a decade, Oakland has attempted to abate the illegal dumping of mattresses, electronics, furniture, and other large items onto city street...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: "With Wind," an instillation at Alcatraz by the Chinese dissident, Ai Weiwei, Credit: Sandhya Dirks
Ai WeiWei has been under house arrest in Beijing since 2011, but that has not stopped him from making work internationally. He just opened a massiv...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 2
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: Reporter Veronica Balderas Iglesias interviewing Robert Mitton, a man from Denver with a failing heart who would like the option of choosing physician assisted death.
KGNU's Veronica Balderas Iglesias brings us the story of Robert Mitton, a man from Denver with a failing heart who would like the option of choosin...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 06:44
Caption: A rendering of the 'Sunny Side' section of Parisite Skate Park, Credit: Emilie Taylor / Tulane City Center
There are many ways to handle neighborhood flooding, beyond pumping stations and sewers. Some cities have realized that skate parks, of all places,...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
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The gun control debate often centers around homicides and the fear of someone else with a gun. However, attention is rarely paid to the link betwee...

Bought by KBUT, KUER, WXDU, PRX Remix, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: the iconic exterior of Circle Foods on St Bernard and Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans, Credit: Laine Kaplan-Levenson
More than eight years after it flooded and closed due to Hurricane Katrina, the Circle Food Store on the corner of Claiborne and St Bernard Avenues...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A Syrian refugee girl looks out from behind the fence at Yayladagi refugee camp in Hatay province near the Turkish-Syrian border April 10, 2012., Credit: Freedom House
The refugee crisis in Turkey has reached unprecedented proportions, with more than half a million Syrian refugees streaming across the border. But ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:32
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The U.S. State Department has estimated that 1 million children each year are exploited by the global sex industry. Through a new novel, one author...

Bought by KENW and KFAI


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 2
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Personal Audio LLC owns a patent that it says covers the entire concept of podcasting. Podcasters are being asked to pay licensing fees for the rig...

Bought by KUOW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 07:36
  • Purchases: 2
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Writers of science fiction have long predicted a time when computers could engage humans in two-way communication, from R2D2 to the sinister Hal 90...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Free MUNI for Youth campaign celebrants in San Francisco, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
When city budgets are cut, public transportation is often on the chopping block; routes and lines serving those who need the service most, can be t...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A Chesapeake Energy rig in Carroll County, Ohio, where fracking is taking place in Amish communities. , Credit: Reid R. Frazier
In Ohio, some of the best pockets of oil and gas in the East run right under Amish country. Reid Frazier found the drilling boom is confronting the...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:37
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Since the 1970s, Republicans have controlled Southern politics, but according to one researcher, the Republican Party has reached its peak in the S...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
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Five times as many people get a brain injury than are diagnosed with breast cancer, and the aftermath of a traumatic brain injury can be devastatin...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Nov 19, 2012
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1