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Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Old time fiddling husband and wife duo “Spencer & Rains” recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, inter...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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This is Show #129 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man.

  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Kathryn Miles
Following the Mexico City 7.1 earthquake, we are again hearing about the need to stay alert in California and Washington. In reality, though, that ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The origin of the “break” as it was used in early jazz was probably borrowed from dancers of the early 19th century.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Plus: Do I Have Enough For Retirement? Naked Retirement: Prepare To Bare It All In Your Golden Years, First Time Investors Should Avoid These 6 Dan...

Bought by WSGE, WLRN, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The reciprocal of a "theatrical musical" where music suddenly interrupts the story line, a "radio musical" has the story line suddenly interrupted ...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 20:55
Caption: Lambert House, Summer 2016, just after a water balloon fight., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/AMY STYER
On Seattle's Capitol Hill, the Lambert House is a space where queer youth are free to be themselves. RadioActive's Amy Styer takes us inside the ho...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 07:27
Caption: Omar Ali with his family. Omar is standing fourth form the left holding his daughter., Credit: Courtesy of Awal Ibrahim
Omar Ali is a hero in the eyes of his family. He embarked on a long journey that could have landed him nearly anywhere, fighting to find a safe spa...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:47
Caption: Alyssa started using heroin when she was 14. She’s now 20 and works as a daycare teacher., Credit: FLICKR PHOTO / B.A.D. HTTPS://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/BRADADOZIER/
"My own family didn't even know who I was anymore. I didn't even know who I was anymore."

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 04:01
Caption: Maya and her parents., Credit: Courtesy of Maya Konz
The first thing you say to someone you just met is most likely a polite greeting: "Hello! What's your name?" But not everyone is that thoughtful.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:29
Caption: April Reyes (far left) with the family who took her in. From left to right: Mariya Manuel, Tanya Kim, Tamar Manuel and Alan Lee., Credit: Courtesy of April Reyes
For most people, family will always be family because you're blood. But in April Reyes' case, it doesn’t quite work that way. / This story won the ...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:39
Caption: The author's parents, Fetiha Omer and Abdul-Basit Hassan, in Somalia., Credit: Courtesy of Zubeyda Ahmed
"My dad's life story is kind of like Cinderella’s. He grew up without a mom, worked for an evil relative and found his princess in the least expect...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:40
Caption: Sam struggled with depression in middle school., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/NATALIE NEWCOMB
“I started being like, I can’t talk about these things. You’re basically taught to bottle up your feelings in middle school.” RadioActive Youth M...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:49
Caption: Volunteering at the Seattle Aquarium helped Grace Zheng overcome her fear of talking., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/SURYA HENDRY
"I was afraid that I was gonna say the wrong thing, I wouldn't be able to speak, I was gonna stutter." One introvert's transformation, with a littl...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:27
Caption: Noel Gasca poses for a graduation shot with her father, Rick Gasca, and mother, Kim Chapman., Credit: Courtesy of Noel Gasca
On a sunny morning during her junior year of high school, Noel Gasca was taking the SAT, when she got to a question that left her stumped. It basic...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Leo S. Morales loves his job as a researcher of minority health at the University of Washington., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/TORI ZIVKOVIC
People sometimes take unlikely paths to get where they're going. This is the story of an unlikely scholar.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:54
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This is Show #128 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man.

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The mother of RadioActive producer Hanad Jama, Nimo Husien with her niece Ardo Hersi. (Also a RadioActive producer.), Credit: Courtesy of Hanad Jama
Who are helpers? Often it's people who know how much it means to be helped.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: RadioActive producer Jad Vianu with his father Alec Vianu., Credit: Courtesy of Jad Vianu
Many people have heard of the brutal dictatorships that ruled Soviet Eastern Europe in the twentieth century. RadioActive youth producer and high s...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:55
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When you hear about concussions in the news, it's often about a football player. But kids get concussions too. In one recent year, nearly a quarter...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:38
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Iconic pop artist Peter Max talks about his life and long career in this amusing and rare interview.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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LIsa Graves, Executive Director of Center for Media and Democracy focuses on corporate money/ influence on our democratic system

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Professor Crosby talks candidly about her bicycle accident via her memoir “A Body Undone: Living on With Great Pain.”

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Pictured (from left to right): Jacob Stuckey, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, and Tommy Lee West, in front of Bentonia’s legendary Blue Front Cafe. Photo courtesy of Jimmy “Duck” Holmes. Inset: One of the recordings Skip James made for Paramount in 1931.
Join us as we aim the spotlight on the Bentonia, Mississippi blues tradition, and the handful of practitioners — such as Skip James, Jack Owens, an...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Professor Al Gini
Political humorists are having a feeding frenzy. There seems to be more satire available than they can handle very day then they can handle.

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2