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This election cycle is being billed as another “Year of the Woman” … with a record number of female candidates running for office. Despite increasi...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Veronica Volk/WXXI News, Credit: Akin Johnson holds his credential during the East High School commencement in June 2017.
In recent years, there has been a push to get people with disabilities into the general workforce. But despite these initiatives, some students who...

Bought by KZYX and Kansas Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 2
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For many Americans, August 12th marks a shift in the national conversation about white supremacy and racism. For the people who were injured in the...

Bought by KENW, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 3
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Even as President Trump returns from two high profile international tours, digital technologies seem ever more like they could replace costly diplo...

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


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 3
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About 1 in 8 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. Some of the most aggressive forms of breast cance...

Bought by KENW, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 4
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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
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Between a changing climate and an invasion of parasites, it’s a tough time for the little honeybee. A Norfolk woman’s quest to give bees a home may...

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


  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 6
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One young woman in southwest Virginia has become a super-sleuth. With a head full of questions and a heart full of concern, one college student tea...

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


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 4
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America is facing a opioids crisis of epic proportions. In the southeastern United States, there are more opioid prescriptions than there are peopl...

Bought by KENW, WOUB, KRZA, Radio Newark, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 5
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The daffodils are blooming, days are getting longer, and gardeners are feeling those familiar twinges of excitement. At the same time, about eight ...

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


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 3
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When NASA wanted to put a man on the moon, they naturally turned to the brightest — and whitest. That is, until the brilliant Katherine Johnson dem...

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


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 4
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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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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
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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
Caption: A plane recovered from Lake Michigan, Credit: John Davies
To accompany a documentary screening, the National Museum of the Great Lakes is searching for Navy pilots who trained on Lake Michigan during World...

Bought by WXXI, WCMU, WKSU, and WBFO


  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:14
  • Purchases: 4
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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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
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
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Earlier this fall San Francisco Muni buses displayed an ad that may have upset you. Or angered you. Or made you feel threatened. The Muni ad was pa...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 09:04
Caption: Dheeraj Singh trying on sunglasses at Old Navy in Emeryville, Credit: Julie Caine
Dheeraj Singh is the first officer on a container ship that makes regular runs from China, to California, to Japan, and back again.

  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 08:51
Caption: Fahdl Radman,center, with advisors (l to r) Scott Schaffer and Larry Brucia of Sutti Associates, and Jessica Estrada of the Tenderloin Healthy Corner Store Coalition., Credit: Melanie Young
In San Francisco’s Tenderloin, getting healthy fare often isn’t an option. Without a full service grocery store in the neighborhood, residents rely...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The NGO "Road Safety Russia" has been using photos like this to promote child car seat use., Credit: Road Safety Russia
A lot of people die on Russian roads. But things are getting better thanks to better enforcement and a clever public service ad campaign.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
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Like everywhere in the Bay Area, home prices in Oakland have recently gone through the roof. The price of a house there is up almost 70 percent in ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:00