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Caption: Diver prepares to head into waters of Lake Huron, Credit: Ben Thorp
Scientists are trying to figure out how Earth developed an atmosphere rich in oxygen. The answer to this billion-year-old mystery may lie in an unl...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, WXXI, Interlochen Public Radio, WCPN, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 6
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It’s been a year since Governor Mike Pence declared a public health emergency in response to the historic HIV outbreak in Scott County, Indiana. Th...

Bought by WABE and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 03:34
  • 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: 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: New Bedford Harbor, Credit: Derek Hawkins (cc)
New Bedford Harbor ranks among the worst harbors in the country for surface oil spills. Harbor officials and environmental groups can’t even agree ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2013
  • Length: 06:50
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
Caption: TOMS Founder, Blake Mycoskie.
TOMS shoes promises that if you buy a pair of its canvas slip-ons, they'll give a pair to a child in need. The company's "Buy One, Give One" busine...

Bought by KUOW, HowSound, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 19:11
  • Purchases: 3
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The health-care debate is focused on quantity: how many people – and how much care they will get. But perhaps quality, rather than quantity of care...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WGBH Radio Boston, WAMC, and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 12, 2009
  • Length: 08:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Dr. Dan Levy, who left his private practice, Credit: Karen Brown
Health care reform in Massachusetts has led to a dramatic increase in the number of people with health insurance. But there’s an unintended consequ...

Bought by KRUA and WAMC


  • Added: Jan 26, 2009
  • Length: 05:39
  • Purchases: 2