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Communicating about science through comics.

Bought by WTIP, Spokane Public Radio, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 02, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Dec 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Danny Klecko runs a bakery in Saint Paul. Many of his poems are written while he bakes for capitol city and he's had help with his writting and rec...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:21
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Mike Finley says about himself, "I'm a Minnesotan who has been writing forever. I seem to write poems that are simultaneously anxiety provoking and...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:14
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Robert Bly refers to Louis Jenkins, poet from Duluth, as the contemporary master of prose poetry. The Beat is a daily reminder that, in Minnesota p...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2013
  • Length: 02:17
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Spencer Day adds a young twist to the old standards

Bought by WAER


  • Added: Oct 07, 2008
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
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guitarist Lionel Loueke performs with Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter

Bought by WAER


  • Added: Oct 07, 2008
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Schools all across the country are designing energy-efficient dorms.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Speedos -- those tight, very brief bikini swimsuits -- may not be ideal for every male physique. And they're a fashion disaster for dolphins.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
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According to a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could boost the grow...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
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To celebrate Valentine's Day, we're going to look at the mating habits of three very different creatures.

Bought by WTIP and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 12, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Fire ants may be small insects, but their sting packs a wallop. They arrived in the U.S. from South America in the early 1900s, and have spread to ...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
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review of Casino Royale: good guns but no puns

  • Added: Nov 25, 2006
  • Length: 02:00
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Senior LifeStyles Update - 3 short segments

  • Added: Apr 27, 2006
  • Length: 08:00
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A family operates on the same principle as a jazz combo: improvisation on a theme.

Bought by WQJC and WVPE


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Twin sisters are torn between the fear of losing each other and wanting to break away from each other now that one of them is getting married.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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An ingenuous young taxi driver applies for a bank loan, inspired by his father's vision of American opportunity, to start a steel mill.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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An adult daughter, bringing flowers to her mother's grave, imagines what her mother would say to her, both condemning and loving.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A grandmother-to-be is departing to visit her daughter who is having her first baby. Her husband assures her, yes, he can take care of himself.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Are the frustrations in their late-in-life marriage outweighed by their real commitment? Her advice: "Get everything in writing."

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1
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On a bus, a woman describes the diversity of her family, coming together in a tense but sustaining unity at Passover.

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Jun 09, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1
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An elderly woman has been notified that her ex-husband has died. Her friend makes the mistake of extending sympathy.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
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A mother dreams of impulsively dropping everything and treating herself to an afternoon of roller skating -- but it's a dream.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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A couple celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary with simple love and humor.

Bought by KZYX and WYSO


  • Added: Jun 08, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 2
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They're in their sixties, dating, and he pops the question. She's reluctant, fearing a repeat of her previous marital disasters.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2004
  • Length: 01:38