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Caption: James Weekley, Credit: Andrew Lichtenstein
In West Virginia, people say that in the old days, communities turned into ghost towns when the coal ran out. Now they turn into ghost towns when t...

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 14:40
  • Purchases: 1
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In his first Book former Newark Mayor Sharpe James write about his career as the leader of New Jersey's largest City and has good things to say abo...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Host Martha Burk
On November 19th citizens of Albuquerque, New Mexico, will vote on the first city-level 20 week abortion ban in the U.S., with no exceptions for r...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Removing dead bodies wasn't the first on my list of part-time jobs while in college.

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 13:50
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Free, audio book excerpts. There’s something naively beautiful about letting yourself fall in love—it’s the emotional rush, the increasing velocity...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 09:19
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How does travel overseas change your view of yourself? Can one person’s comment change your perspective on your life at home - and overseas

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 04:33
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Among the many thousands of mommies in the blog-o-sphere writing about parenting-its troubles and its triumphs, how do you stand out from the rest?

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 05:03
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Among the many thousands of mommies in the blog-o-sphere writing about parenting-its troubles and its triumphs, how do you stand out from the rest?

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 04:29
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One hour special features Kelly Clarkson's holiday memories and stories about the songs on her new holiday music album, Wrapped in Red.

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Jonathan Brown
This story is about a high school teacher in New Orleans who looks back on his shenanigans as a student, and how teaching helps him grow.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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What is it like to be homeless in the city that never sleeps? Reporter Kristie Brigandi takes us to lower Manhattan, and introduces us to some of t...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 09:17
Caption: Host Martha Burk
When it comes to how we treat our veterans,we do pretty well in some areas, but fall down in others. Homelessness is one of the worst. It’s way t...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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This story was told live on April 17, 2013 at the Old Firehouse on Mandeville Street, and later produced by Natalie Yahr. The theme was "Jackpot", ...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2013
  • Length: 06:11
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What a suicide attack in Tiananmen Square can tell us about the Chinese government's struggle with dissent.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 02:07
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Hospitals advertise their birth centers with soft focus photos of dewy-eyed newborns and kindly nurses, but the reality of giving birth is somethin...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:31
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This show features three moms talking about the elusive “work/life balance”. But is this even the right term for this perennial conundrum?

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 15:08
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Hear stories of how some same-sex couples created marriage traditions in the absence of marriage equality in Washington state prior to November 2012.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:16
Caption: Host Martha Burk
October 26 is Make a Difference Day. With all the bad news in the world, we can create our own good news by making a difference in our communities.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Domestic Abuse Intervention Project
This time on Peace Talks Radio, we look at a program that seems to be having some success in quelling the violence in some men with histories of do...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 58:56
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This time on Peace Talks Radio, we look at a program that seems to be having some success in quelling the violence in some men with histories of do...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Holidays often pull families closer– even communities. But Halloween? Can zombies, ghosts, gory vampires and sugary treats bring your crew together?

  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 05:49
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Happy Halloween to a Lost Soul

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:07
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Every month nearly 50 women in the U.S. are murdered with a gun, most often by a husband or boyfriend.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Your baby is almost here – her siblings are excited, and you’ve been through this two times before… but what if things don’t go as planned?

  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: A Pandal at Durga Puja, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy makes his way throughout the madness that is Durga Puja.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
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