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Caption: Portrait of Melissa Wakefield (left) and Jessica Wakefield (right) in May 2018. , Credit: Photograph by Catherine Saint Louis
After Jeffrey Wakefield died unexpectedly in March, his daughter Melissa wrote a remembrance to run in the Falmouth Enterprise. Then the paper publ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 07:19
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: 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
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When most of us talk on the phone we don’t think much about the cost—it’s pennies. If we don’t like a phone company or can’t afford a plan, it’s pr...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:39
Caption: For six years, Marisa Raygoza took care of her mother Isabel Garcia Beltran, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. Isabel passed away on June 25, 2014. Marisa warns of the challenges caregivers often face and advises other caregivers to plan ahead and re
According to official estimates, there are currently over 50 thousand older adults in Boulder County that are at least 60 years old. 13,000 are at ...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
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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 KUER, WXDU, PRX Remix, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 6
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Destination DIY producer Jaymee Cuti takes on the delicate topic of at-home abortion, which typically means ingesting a pill or an herb that will c...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Dillon Paul with Smith & Wesson semi-automatic shotgun, Credit: submitted photo
While news stories about youth and guns usually involve death or injury, some Hoosiers believe that when young people learn to use firearms safely...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 03:09
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Many foster children live in several homes during a short span of time. All of the disruption has been correlated to poor academic performance.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 02:26
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It’s called a gang injunction. A controversial crime tool strategy that some people say should be illegal, and others say is a necessary last reso...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 13:36
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New developments in the field of debt settlement this week and personal finance advice.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2010
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Opponets of the new curriculum hold up signs during a recent school board meeting , Credit: Emilie Ritter
A new sex education curriculum is creating a controversy in the Rocky Mountain town of Helena, Montana

Bought by KRUA


  • Added: Jul 16, 2010
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 1
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
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A look at the tensions in a new immigrant community.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 08:52
  • Purchases: 1