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Caption: The Minnesota based organizers of Mni ki wakan are planning their 3rd conference in August., Credit: mni ki wakan
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear the latest in an effort to connect global indigenous work on water, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe election re...

Bought by KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KUMD, WGZS and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
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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
Caption: An encampment that served as a hub for Army and Border Patrol activity now sits vacant near the Donna Rio Bravo International Bridge. It was cleared out in late December., Credit: Reynaldo Leaños, Jr. / American Homefront
Thousands of troops who were deployed to the border in the fall have left, but the Trump Administration may call for a second deployment of thousan...

Bought by KRZA, KPBS, KMUD, North Country Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2019
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 7
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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
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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
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The stuff in Scotchguard and Teflon coatings is poisoning water supplies and never goes away It's even been found in animals on the North Pole! Wit...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 05:27

  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:32
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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: The effects of erosion in Euclid, Ohio, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
Great Lakes water levels are high right now – Lake Erie’s are two feet above average, which threatens coastal properties from Ashtabula to Toledo. ...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WKAR, WOUB, WDET Detroit Public Radio, and WCMU


  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 5
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: 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
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Canada is moving to legalize recreational use of marijuana, and officials predict that it’s likely to happen by the end of the year. As pot supplie...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WVBI-LP, North Country Public Radio, WAMC and more


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 7
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In the wake of recent hazing and misbehavior of Greek Life chapters on a variety of college campuses, there has been talk about wholesome changes t...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:34
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Women-owned businesses generated over $1.6 trillion in sales in 2017, but they still make up less than 2/5ths of all privately held companies. But,...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 04:20
Caption: Bobby Jones stand on the site of his old patio, which is now partially buried by last year's floods., Credit: Veronica Volk, Great Lakes Today
Last year, flooding along Lake Ontario caused millions of dollars in damage to homes and businesses. Now, lake levels are several inches above norm...

Bought by WAMC, WKSU, WSKG, North Country Public Radio, WBFO and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Rita McNamara is concerned about plan for landfill near her home., Credit: Morgan Springer
In northern Michigan, people who live near a landfill have been dealing with contaminated drinking water for decades. A new plan for the landfill m...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WBFO, and WCMU


  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Different species of algae await testing in the ongoing fight against harmful algal blooms, Credit: Veronica Volk, Great Lakes Today
In the Great Lakes region, toxic algae blooms are a big problem. Every summer, they leave a green sheen on parts of the Great Lakes – and on many s...

Bought by KPIK-LP, WRVO Public Media, WVBI-LP, WBFO, WAMC and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: New York distillery and fish farm turns waste into supper, Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Two companies in the Great Lakes region are teaming up for an unusual experiment in sustainability. They’re starting an aquaculture business. And a...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WBFO, WAMC, WXXI and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 8
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: Christmas tree berm at the Royal Botanical Gardens. , Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Canada’s Royal Botanical Gardens has a problem. Carp are trying to invade protected marshes, where they could destroy lots of plants. But scientist...

Bought by WXXI, WVBI-LP, WBFO, WCPN, WCMU and more


  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 7
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A fun journey that explores the explosion of New York State's craft beer industry, from flourishing neighborhood nanobrewers and award-winning brew...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2018
  • Length: 07:05
Caption: Children playing next to Garden Valley [Bill Nehez/CSU Cleveland Memory Project]
Would you want an industrial waste dump near your house? Probably not. But across the country, environmental hazards like waste dumps tend to be lo...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, WXXI, WCMU, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 10
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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
Caption: Tony David (right) and an apprentice, Angelo Johnson (left) look out over the water where the dam used to be., Credit: Veronica Volk
Seventy-two dams in the U-S were demolished last year; and hundreds more were removed in the past decade. Most are taken down as part of an effort ...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, North Country Public Radio, WCPN, WCMU, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Krista Brucker, emergency physician and director of Project Point., Credit: Jake Harper / Side Effects Public Media
Thousands of people overdose every year across the U.S. The ones who survive are often taken to emergency rooms. In 2014, there were 538,100 opioid...

Bought by WOSU


  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1