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Caption: Shannon McCarty on April 26, 2018 before all her teeth were pulled., Credit: Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
For Shannon McCarty, two things were crucial in her recovery: connections and timing. It started with timing – a key encounter just when she wanted...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 30:30
Caption: Sheriff Ty Trenary, Credit: Leah Nash for Finding Fixes
Addiction hits home for the top dog of a disaster-prone county. An old-school cop gets a wake-up call and learns “handcuffs and a trip to jail” jus...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 26:39
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A life lost, a life saved. The main character of this episode isn’t a person. It’s a nasal spray. Naloxone (aka Narcan) saves lives from opioid ove...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 23:51
Caption: A patient video conferencing with a medical provider at Ideal Option the clinic in Everett, WA., Credit: Leah Nash for Finding Fixes
At a clinic in Everett, Washington, a nurse pushes his patients to work hard, and the patients embark on their road to recovery. This episode we're...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 25:34
Caption: Friday Lunch Club having ice cream. , Credit: Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
The best ways to prevent young people from getting addicted don’t necessarily focus on the drugs themselves (forget “Just say no.”) Research shows ...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:58
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear how the White Earth and Leech Lake Bands of Ojibwe continue their efforts to straighten out a costly mis...

Bought by WOUB, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KMSU, WTIP, KUMD and more


  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Retired Drug Enforcement Administration agent Mark Coast says the agency discriminated against him and other agents because they served in the military., Credit: Andrea Dukleth / KPBS
Federal law protects the civilian jobs of National Guard and Reserve troops when they deploy. But federal employees allege the government itself do...

Bought by North Country Public Radio, WOUB, WUSF, WAMC, Texas Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 03:49
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: A mural near the University of Texas at Austin., Credit: Austin Fast
The city of Austin, Texas, struck down laws against sitting, lying and sleeping in public spaces on July 1 to decriminalize homelessness. Dave "Ske...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:16
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Leech Lake Community members recently meet with E-P-A officials to discuss the path forward for cleaning up tribal land, contaminated decades ago b...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KVSC, KMSU, WTIP and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Protesters gather on Monument Circle to protest Gateway to Work., Credit: CARTER BARRETT/SIDE EFFECTS PUBLIC MEDIA.
Starting July 1, tens of thousands of people who receive health insurance through Indiana’s Medicaid expansion are required to report work hours or...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 03:47
Caption: The Minnesota based organizers of Mni ki wakan are planning their 3rd conference in August., Credit: mni ki wakan
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear the latest in an effort to connect global indigenous work on water, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe election re...

Bought by KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KUMD, WGZS and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: White Nose Fungus growing on the wing go a Northern Long Eared Bat , Credit: Rebecca Nolan
Scientists on Martha's vineyard investigate how to save bats from the deadly White Nose Fungus, which has been killing bats across North America.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 09:32
Caption: A poster at Fort Carson, Col. reminds soldiers that even though recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado, it's prohibited under military rules., Credit: Dan Boyce / American Homefront
Recreational marijuana use is now legal in ten states, but it remains off-limits to service members ... and some military communities don't want it...

Bought by KRZA, KPBS, WRST-FM Oshkosh, Texas Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:02
  • Purchases: 6
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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: Josephine Mandamin began a movement of praying for the water., Credit: motherearthwaterwalk.com
This week on Minnesota Native News we get the latest on legal maneuvers to stop the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement and Sharon Day remembers the be...

Bought by KFAI, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 12
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David Meiswinkle and Barbara Honegger of The Lawyers' Committee for 9/11 Inquiry, and Richard Gage AIA, of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth ...

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
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For possibly the first time ever, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe has convened all 11 Ojibwe and Dakota tribes in Minnesota to protect wild rice in th...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:26
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Beth Shapiro Kaufman breaks down what wealth advisors need to know about the IRS and Treasury’s release of the 2018 Priority Guidance Plan.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 17:31
Caption: Aisha Jumaan
Dr. Aisha Jumaan with the Facts about the Genocide of Yemen. Plus a conversation with His Eminence the 7th Kyabje Yongzin Ling Rinpoche.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A first generation American posts a photo of herself on social media in her family's homeland. , Credit: Natalie Fahmy
First generation Americans in the United States have had a hard time balancing two cultures and finding their place. But these days, they’re findin...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 03:03
Caption: It's late fall in Minneapolis and a tent encampment is still home to roughly 200 people.
4 people have now died at the homeless encampment in Minneapolis. The site - also called the Wall of Forgotten Natives for the many Native reside...

Bought by KFAI, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 11
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Wildfire victims rebuild all solar, all electric homes with help from their community energy program. Hear one family's story, learn what makes a h...

Bought by KGNU, WFHB, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KMRE-LP, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Joy Friedman with MIWRC hands out snacks to those gathered in the tent camp., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week reporter Melissa Townsend has the latest on a homeless tent camp in Minneapolis. There are roughly 300 people - mostly Native - in the ca...

Bought by KFAI, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU, KSRQ, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: U.S. Defense Department forensic anthropologists in Wonsan, North Korea examine the contents of boxes containing the possible remains of U.S. MIAs July 27, 2018., Credit: David Marshall / U.S. Army
Families hope advances in DNA technology and thawing U.S./North Korean relations will help the government recover and identify long-missing remains...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPBS, Texas Public Radio, and WUSF


  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Peter Lent in Oatka Creek , Credit: Caitlin Whyte, WXXI
A look at citizen science, through a project in western New York.

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, and WCMU


  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 3