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On this episode of Art Beat we visit Winona native Shawn McGuire, an author of young adult fiction that blends different settings with a touch of m...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 21:54
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Orchestras around the country are struggling to keep their doors open, but new mobile phone apps may help save orchestras. Apps like periscope all...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 03:52
Caption: Hratch Sepetjian stands in front of his class on a typical day. He gets frustrated when his students do not take the Armenian lessons seriously., Credit: Andy Vasoyan
A century after Armenians fled genocide in 1915, language teacher Hratch Sepetjian is fighting to keep their dialect – Western Armenian – alive in ...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:09
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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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San Francisco’s Mission District. It’s a neighborhood where Mark Zuckerberg now owns a home, and a place where an affluent, whiter population is di...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 06:23
Caption: Agriculture experts from Acta Non Verba on the job, Credit: Kelly Carlisle
I’m walking across an old baseball diamond at Tassafaronga Park in Oakland with four very qualified agriculture experts. We’re approaching a new ve...

Bought by KISU


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1999 Rachel Scott was the first student to be killed in the massacre at Columbine High School. Her death prompted the creation of a national sch...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 1
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TraVaughn Hicks has been making music since he was a young boy and his rapper uncle would record him singing on his songs.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:36
Caption: Darrell Molett in his living room, Credit: Rachel Wong
Dejon Lewis was 11 years old when child protective services arrived to take him and his twin sister away from their mother, whom he says is a drug ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:47
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To enroll at West Brooklyn Community High School, students must buy in to a certain level of support and counseling. In exchange, the school promis...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
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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
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Civil rights activist Bob Moses famously helped organize a voter registration drive in Mississippi that changed the political landscape for the bla...

Bought by KRZA and KVLU


  • Added: Apr 15, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: College students in a Maryland science class. Some professors are abandoning the traditional lecture because research suggests it's not very effective, but lecture classes are still common. , Credit: Emily Hanford
Most college students spend a lot of time listening to lectures. But research shows there are better ways to learn. (9/1/2011)

Bought by WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP, WTIP, KZYX, WFIU and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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One Czech high school teaches students what it was like to live under a communist regime.

Bought by PRX Remix and KUOW


  • Added: Jul 28, 2010
  • Length: 05:21
  • Purchases: 2
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Rachel Krantz reports from New York City's High School of Economics and Finance where low-income students prepare for careers on Wall Street.

Bought by KUOW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 10, 2010
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 2
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A graphic advertising campaign with anti-methamphetamine messages came to Colorado in May. It's part of a multi-year advertising campaign that’s pa...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Wyoming Public Radio, and KVNF


  • Added: Jul 02, 2009
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: school on wheels logo, Credit: www.schoolonwheels.org
School on Wheels is a non-profit program located in Los Angeles which pairs volunteer tutors to homeless students.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, and CKMO


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 3
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Orthodox Jewish girls' team wins games...wearing court-length skirts

Bought by Interfaith Voices, KFAI, and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Jan 28, 2008
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 3
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A look at youth outdoor programs and why they're important

  • Added: Oct 19, 2007
  • Length: 12:21
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Nature Profile #4: Seeing the sky as blue kool-aid with salt

  • Added: Jun 26, 2007
  • Length: 02:57
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News and features on the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Bought by WBEZ, KUNM, KWCW, Raven Radio, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2006
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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How a student who nearly didn't make it out of 10th grade, graduates from high school.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2006
  • Length: 04:00
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How a student overcame poor grades to head off to high school.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2006
  • Length: 03:38
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Crystal Methamphetamine in Georgia.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2005
  • Length: 06:40
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Antonia tries to find out whether the presidential candidates are paying attention to young voters

Bought by WXLV-FM and KBOO


  • Added: Sep 21, 2004
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 2