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Following the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northeast Japan, a small boat belonging to Takata High School in Rikuzentakata was swept o...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:29
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Beautiful walks along the beach are possible any time of the year on the northcoast. Lori Dengler encourages us to be mindful of the unexpected "...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Dr. Lori Dengler gives us a primer for the science of tectonics.

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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From measuring the "size of the wiggle" to monitoring a "seismic moment", Geologist Lori Dengler discusses the scientific endeavor to quantify ear...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:50
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Abby Wutzler, from Wellington New Zealand, was vacationing in Samoa on September 29, 2009 when she noticed the ocean was withdrawing. She had also ...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: Birders on the Magee Marsh boardwalk, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
It’s a special time of year for migratory birds. Tired from their travels, they stop on the coast of western Lake Erie to rest and refuel. Nine ye...

Bought by WAMC, WXXI, WSKG, WCMU, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: European Starlings
Invasive species. Destructive plants and animals that hitched rides here on boats, planes and even people. Then multiplied, and in some cases, took...

  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 08:03
Caption: Poppy, formerly known as Lady, now lives in a loving home.
Animal cruelty and other violent crimes. Recent studies show a clear link. But many law enforcement officials are unaware of this connection and mi...

  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 13:28
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Potential Major League Baseball rule changes will impact how the game is played at every level and may not be what's best for baseball.

  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:32
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In the last few years, many colleges and universities have created a new policy that bans all consensual relationships between undergraduates and f...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:04
Caption: College student using Tinder as a way to keep busy during the day., Credit: © 2018 Morgan Trau
"Hookup culture" is seen as just a part of society for college students. But could dating apps be what is harming relationships? Click play to hear...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:04
Caption: Darius Bazley's decision could seriously impact the dynamics of college basketball, Credit: Associated Press
Darius Bazley's decision to decommit from Syracuse to pursue the NBA G-League will have ramifications for years to come in the college basketball l...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:02
Caption: Justin poses with the tattoo that you got for his twentieth birthday, representing the cross country bib that was taken away from him in 2010., Credit: (c) Janel Semonasky, 2017
Justin Bachman has spent his whole life being different. After being diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome, Bachman chose to teach others about tolera...

Bought by WAER and WNYO


  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Saving and Spending , Credit: © Lauren Chiardio 2018
Two young adults share opinions regarding their own former high schools' curriculums. One of the students was required to take a financial literacy...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:57
Caption: Sqeevercoon2 is the robot built by students at the Circle of Life Academy on the White Earth reservation., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News, the robotics team from White Earth’s Circle of Life Academy takes their robot to compete in the regional tourna...

Bought by KMSU, KSRQ, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD, KVSC and more


  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Communication is key. This segment of Shaky Ground celebrates the good work of Radio Bio Bio during a massive Chilean earthquake.

  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:29
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Fond du Lac photographer and retired wildland fire fighter Vern Northrup has a new photography exhibit in Duluth, Minnesota. It’s called Ishkode, t...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:23
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about how American Indian tribes may soon have a greater say in what happens at University of Minnesota ...

Bought by KFAI, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KQAL and more


  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Wayne Lo (Left), Gregory Gibson (Right)
Greg Gibson speaks with Wayne Lo, the man who murdered his son, Galen, in a shooting at Simon's Rock college in 1992.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:49
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An innocent woman discusses re-entering her world outside of prison. She addresses the painful time spent away from her children and new possibilit...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 04:56
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Since it started in Harlem in the 1980s, ballroom culture has been an anchor for LGBTQ black and Latinx communities everywhere. At each ball, conte...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 1
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This piece offers insight into the lives and sacrifices of dancers who practice a unique form of dance.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:09
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This week on Life of the Law, our team meets IN-STUDIO with Wendy Weiser, Director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NY...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 40:56
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It may be hard to imagine a composer being inspired by public hearings and court cases. But Lake Erie and its problems take center stage in a new o...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio and WBFO


  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Unless Congress acts to save the DACA program, the last permit will expire on March 5, 2020. This week on Life of the Law… we share Luis’s story an...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 33:45