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Caption: Handing off..., Credit: Susan Cook
Over 100 people have died from heroin and fentanyl-laced drug overdoses this year, in Maine. Maine’s governor says he will call in the National Gua...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2015
  • Length: 04:47
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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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The 2014 Kids County data book was released this month – evaluating the wellbeing of children in each state. Today, WFHB news director alycin beket...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:23
Caption: Host Martha Burk
According to the latest statistics available, one teen or child is killed with a gun every 3 hours 15 minutes, many by their peers. It's time for ...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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My Choice My Voice teen Nicholas Ramsey interviews playwright Parnell Herbert about his work advocating for the Angola 3 and fighting for human rig...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 08:32
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In less than a year, Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has re-energized the conversation about income inequality, provided a forum for a wide array of cause...

  • Added: May 08, 2012
  • Length: 17:51
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In less than a year, Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has re-energized the conversation about income inequality, provided a forum for a wide array of cause...

  • Added: May 08, 2012
  • Length: 15:19
Caption: Juard Barnes, counselor at Prescription for Hope and YVRT programs, Wishard Hospital, Credit: Y-Press
The emergency room at Indianapolis' Wishard Hospital sees its fair share of gun shot victims, both teenagers and adults. Y-Press visited Wishard to...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2012
  • Length: 04:18
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
As the Supreme Court Justices listen to lawyers try to find the legal logic in requiring people to buy health insurance, let us remember that peopl...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2012
  • Length: 06:45
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The problem of gun violence among teens and young adults isn’t exclusive to Indianapolis. But it turns out that the way the city is tackling the pr...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2012
  • Length: 03:42
Caption: Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility, Pendleton, IN, Credit: Andy Yang and Priya Mirmira, Y-Press
Priya Mirmira, age 15, spoke with 18-year-old inmates who were serving time for gun charges. She learned about their attitudes toward guns, how the...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2012
  • Length: 03:38
Caption: Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility, Pendleton, IN, Credit: Andy Yang and Priya Mirmira
In a 2009 survey by the CDC, nearly 1500 Indiana high school students said they had carried a gun for at least one day during the previous 30 days....

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 1
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In the last decade in Indiana, about 130 murders were committed by teens, and 79 percent of those involved a firearm. After a Y-Presser lost her co...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 1
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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A disturbing look at the surprising reasons we still get into cars after drinking.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Apr 23, 2007
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Youth Radio chronicles life in Oakland, California, where an alarming number of youth homicides has weighed heavily on the community.

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, KRUA, Hearing Voices, KGLT and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2003
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 12