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We investigate the dangers of vaping, while listening to the voices of high school administrators, health professionals and students. One thing is ...

Bought by Prairie Public, WXXI, WRVO Public Media, KCPW, WMRA and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 01:05:51
  • Purchases: 10
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
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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: Illumination Night - Bob Cleasby, Credit: MV Times
Guests Include: The Edgartown Library's Summer Reading Program achievements; perfomer Mika Baumrin-Daniels; MV AG Fair HALL manager, Janice Haynes;...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 34:34
Caption: Painting by Traeger DiPietro, Credit: The Vineyard Gazette
Guests Include: Featherstone's Executive Director Ann Smith; Island Artist Traeger DiPietro; Wampanoah Elder Kristina Hook and Member Carole Vandal...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 31:33
Caption: Ryan Schwab-Doyon - Alex's Place, Credit: The Vineyard Gazette
Guests Include: Bow Van Riper - Research Librarian for the MV Museum; Ryan Schwab-Doyon- Alex's Place Teen Center Director; and Magic Moments with ...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 30:55
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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Professional criminal...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:25:04
Caption: Sarah Waldman Book, Credit: Sarah Waldman
Guests Include:Sarah Waldman, Food Writer, recipe developer and Island Media Goddess, Guinevere Cramer.

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 28:54
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As many as 5,000 Nepali people have made their way to Akron during the last decade. It’s been a dramatic change for people who had held onto their ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Dr. David A. Halsey, Credit: Vitals
Guests Include Dr. David Halsey who speaks about the Martha's Vineyard Hospital's Orthopedic team and and MVRHS senior Tessa Whitaker talks about t...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 30:16
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Two generations of law enforcement recount the rewards and hardships of living in uniform.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 14:11
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In 2005, Teri Knight drove 650 miles on midwestern roads through Ohio, Indiana, Iowa and Illinois, pleading with the public to help her do what law...

Bought by ABC


  • Added: Mar 05, 2017
  • Length: 19:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Since 1965, there’s been an unsolved murder in Houston, Texas. The main suspect managed to disappear and police were never able to find him. The ca...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2016
  • Length: 23:29
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 12
When 20-year-old Morgan Ingram tragically died in 2011, the family couldn't deal with their grief. What followed was a bizarre and prolonged Intern...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:14:10
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 11
What happens when a family's grief slips into malice and madness, when a mother is so hell-bent on being portrayed as a victim that she begins vict...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:53
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What does life look like after experiencing major trauma?

  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:00
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What does life look like after experiencing major trauma?

  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 21:09
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How long would your relationship last without a kiss or more than a kiss In America, only three states allow prisoners and their spouses or domesti...

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 17:48
  • Purchases: 2
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A proposed east-west highway across the state of Maine has been on the minds of legislators since it was included in the original proposal for the ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 07:41
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Dick Moreau has hung over 50,000 posters of his daughter around the area of Jay, Maine. This is the story of one family's 26-year quest for answers.

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


  • Added: Apr 01, 2013
  • Length: 07:27
  • Purchases: 3
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It’s called a gang injunction. A controversial crime tool strategy that some people say should be illegal, and others say is a necessary last reso...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 13:36
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A recent college grad discusses her new start -- the one she was supposed to have post-school and that she looks forward to after she moves out of ...

Bought by KISU


  • Added: Nov 29, 2009
  • Length: 03:14
  • Purchases: 1
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In a special collaboration between “Feet in Two Worlds,” we hear the story of an immigrant family torn apart after an immigration raid in Phoenix, ...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Paul Vallas talks to John Merrow about his successes, challenges and strategies for making change in the New Orleans Recovery School District.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2008
  • Length: 18:58