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New economic research reveals how difficult it is for some people to gain wealth in America, even when they do everything right.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:08
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
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
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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: 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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While many schools across the country are facing budget cuts and teacher layoffs, students at highly reputable universities are signing up in drove...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WXDU


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 11:18
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Cameron Smith testing out his homemade, hand-sewn space suit, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The maker movement is taking off and the private space industry is booming right now. So, naturally, some fearless do-it-yourselfers are crafting t...

Bought by WDBM, Marfa Public Radio, Hark!, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Undaria laid out across the dock at the San Francisco Marina., Credit: Marianne Kavanagh
Picture a slimy seaweed thicket – each plant a dark gold-brown, with a strong spine – wrapping around ropes, chains, and other sea life. This is Un...

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2012
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Canine vaccines protect against Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme. The human one was discontinued., Credit: Jesse Costa
Modern science has given us a vaccine to protect against Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness in the United States. But we don't use it.

Bought by WABE and WAMC


  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 2
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When it comes to US policy toward Israel, there has been one major voice shaping the debate. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee-generally...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 07:12
Caption: The earth at night is still bright!, Credit: International Dark Sky Association
Turns out, light pollution could be even worse for us than previously thought.

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


  • Added: Feb 25, 2011
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Reagan National Airport was almost permanently closed in the days after the 9/11 attacks., Credit: WikiCommons
How one Congressman's bald-faced bluff saved Reagan National from permanent closure.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2010
  • Length: 06:07
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Architects re-imagine Boston and New York with rising sea levels brought on by climate change.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 22, 2010
  • Length: 08:26
  • Purchases: 1