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The last decade has seen more than a hundred officer-involved shootings – 39 of them fatal. When one of those shootings happens, OPD’s Internal Aff...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2013
  • Length: 08:12
Caption: Free MUNI for Youth campaign celebrants in San Francisco, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
When city budgets are cut, public transportation is often on the chopping block; routes and lines serving those who need the service most, can be t...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Pam McKissick Without Reserve, Credit: Auction Network Productions
Pam McKissick and her three guests uncover the dirty truth about horse slaughter and give voice to "the other side" on behalf of 80 percent of the ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 59:43
  • Purchases: 2
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
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Since the 1970s, Republicans have controlled Southern politics, but according to one researcher, the Republican Party has reached its peak in the S...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
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For the past twenty years, Shepherd's Clinic in Baltimore has provided comprehensive health care to the uninsured -- without any government funding...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 30, 2012
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Under CC license from danisabella. http://www.flickr.com/photos/danisabella/3333828643/
Take a quick look around while on Muni, BART, or AC Transit, and you’ll notice that a lot of the people who depend on public transit are seniors. B...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 31, 2011
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The kitchen at Occupy Oakland is open to all and staffed by volunteers. , Credit: Photo by Jaime Omar Yassin (hyphenatedrepublic.com)
The Occupy Wall Street movement continues to develop in cities around the country and here all around the Bay. Early this morning, San Jose police ...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2011
  • Length: 10:17
Caption: Demonstrators in Redwood City march through the downtown district in support of criminal rehabilitation. , Credit: Nicole Jones
As realignment is becoming a reality in California, counties are scrambling to put together plans to deal with thousands of new offenders who will ...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2011
  • Length: 05:18
Caption: Some formerly displaced residents of redevelopment in the '60s and '70s will have an opportunity to move into Fillmore Park., Credit: Adelaide Chen
It’s no secret that San Francisco is an expensive place to live. Take renting an apartment, for instance. On average, a San Francisco tenant pays ...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2011
  • Length: 07:27
Caption: The coal-fired San Juan Generating Station in New Mexico. , Credit: Matt Preusch
California is known for its "green" reputation. Just look at all the new solar and wind farms popping up around the state. So it might be a surpris...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KUMD and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:09
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Coal miner, Larry Myer., Credit: Kimberly Paynter
Coal produces nearly half the electricity in the U.S., but the mercury, sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide it emits also make it one of the most con...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Taking measurements during carbon storage project in Canton, Ohio., Credit: Courtesy ODNR
Coal generates half of all the electricity in the U.S. It’s also the biggest source of global-warming emissions and other air pollution. The coal i...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KUMD and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: SF county inmate Michael Steele, Credit: SF Public Defender’s Office
California has what one might call a pressing problem when it comes to its prison system. In May, the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed a lower court’s ...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2011
  • Length: 07:02
Caption: Tony Lanz (left) and Noel Yakubu (right) suit up for work at EPA lead remediation site, Credit: Callie Shanafelt
The city of Oakland has received more than $140 million in stimulus money over the past three years for workforce development and energy efficiency...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2011
  • Length: 08:43
Caption: Frankie Fardella, a former drug offender, lobbies to lift the lifetime ban that makes drug felons ineligible for food stamps
You may have heard by now that California’s prisons are overcrowded. Last May, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California must decrease its priso...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: E-waste circuit boards, Credit: QUEST
Every year, Americans throw away more than 300 million outdated lap tops, cell phones, printers, broken computer monitors and old television sets. ...

Bought by KSRQ, WAMC, and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bioplastic packaging, Credit: QUEST
Companies like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Heinz ketchup have determined that plastic made from plants — not oil — makes sense both for the environment a...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, WAMC, and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: City recycling worker, Credit: QUEST
Until very recently Philadelphians recycled a dismal five-percent of their trash. But all that began to change a few years ago when the city steppe...

Bought by WAMC and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 2
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Here's one silver lining to a slow economy: High recycling rates. Americans are wasting far less, and recycling far more. Nowhere is the trend as s...

Bought by KZYX, WRVO Public Media, WTIP, and WAMC


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 4
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Thirty-five people were arrested last night in San Francisco, after a gathering to protest the shooting death of a Muni fare evader turned violent....

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Take a stroll through the Tenderloin District in San Francisco – or the Mission, or the Western Addition – and you’ll pass at least one single room...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 09:04
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Remember when your parents told you to look both ways before crossing the street? It’s good advice – and not just for kids. In San Francisco, cross...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 06:29
Caption: Sheila Murphy
Woody Allen made hypochondria famous as a source of self-deprecating humor, but this clinical condition can be seriously debilitating for individua...

Bought by PRX Remix and Jazz 91.9 WCLK


  • Added: Jul 11, 2011
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 2