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Caption: by the Southern Environmental Law Center
An elderly couple steps up to defend their farm and neighbors when pipeline developers won’t back down from a risky, environmentally damaging proje...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2019
  • Length: 27:53
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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: 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
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Online crafty marketplace Etsy went public in April 2015. What does that mean for the makers who sell their goods on the site?

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
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In the 1970’s, a series of laws ushered in a so-called “sunshine era” of government transparency. A new book examines the dark side of the Sunshine...

Bought by KENW, WABE, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Searsville Dam, Credit: Wikimedia commons user Gazebo
The Searsville Dam is causing big trouble on the peninsula. The 122-year-old, 65-foot-tall dam is closed to the public, hidden away on 1,200 acres ...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:41
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When most people are on their way to sleep, San Francisco’s Homeless Outreach Team, or SF HOT, is just beginning its graveyard shift.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 07:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Home prices are higher than ever before in the Bay Area. So it begs the question: are we in a housing bubble or a housing crisis?

  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: A mountain of mattresses in West Oakland, Credit: Todd Whitney
For over a decade, Oakland has attempted to abate the illegal dumping of mattresses, electronics, furniture, and other large items onto city street...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: "With Wind," an instillation at Alcatraz by the Chinese dissident, Ai Weiwei, Credit: Sandhya Dirks
Ai WeiWei has been under house arrest in Beijing since 2011, but that has not stopped him from making work internationally. He just opened a massiv...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A rendering of the 'Sunny Side' section of Parisite Skate Park, Credit: Emilie Taylor / Tulane City Center
There are many ways to handle neighborhood flooding, beyond pumping stations and sewers. Some cities have realized that skate parks, of all places,...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
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San Francisco has some of the country’s highest reports of human trafficking. It’s one of the top 10 cities in the U.S where trafficking is the worst.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 09:55
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Bay Area Bike Share station in front of San Francisco City Hall, Credit: Isabel Angell
The success of Bay Area Bike Share depends on one place: downtown San Francisco. Back in August, the program. made a well-calculated gamble and stu...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 07:24
Caption: the iconic exterior of Circle Foods on St Bernard and Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans, Credit: Laine Kaplan-Levenson
More than eight years after it flooded and closed due to Hurricane Katrina, the Circle Food Store on the corner of Claiborne and St Bernard Avenues...

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


  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 3
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Roland Feller is responsible for the well-being of many of the city's stringed instruments. When you imagine him working on a violin, picture him s...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ricardo Orozco, Area 3 Captain, OPD, Credit: Oakland Police Department
Oakland Police Captain Ricardo Orozco says he’s living his dream of being a cop. “Ever since I was a small boy, the show that I always liked to wa...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 16:20
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When people get into trouble with the law, they normally don’t have a chance to have a conversation with their victims. To explain what happened. H...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mike Parker reviewing his energy bill, Credit: Laura Flynn
You might have heard about CleanPowerSF. It’s a program that would allow San Franciscans to choose where their electricity comes from. This model o...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 10:39
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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: Pennsylvania farmer sees fracking's effects on farms., Credit: Credit Under CC license from Flickr user Public Herald
Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking,” could be a revenue bonanza for California. The nation’s largest reserve of deep-rock oil is in ...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2013
  • Length: 08:33
Caption: "Hello, my debt is..."
Upon entering the Eastside Arts Alliance in East Oakland, it’s clear that this a special kind of conference. On the welcome table is a stack of nam...

Bought by KUOW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 22, 2013
  • Length: 08:42
  • Purchases: 2
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Personal Audio LLC owns a patent that it says covers the entire concept of podcasting. Podcasters are being asked to pay licensing fees for the rig...

Bought by KUOW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 07:36
  • 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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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
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