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Caption: "I have grown in so many ways," said Marine Sgt. Kevin Hoffman, who suffered severe injuires from a bomb blast in Afghanistan., Credit: Jim Greenhill / U.S. Army National Guard
The debilitating effects of post traumatic stress are well documented. But studies suggest that surviving trauma might also lead to personal growth.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 04:07
Caption: To help her cope with her responsibilities as a fulltime caregiver to her husband Ken, Patti Katter sometimes brings home flowers for herself. Ken - an Army and Marine veteran - returned from Iraq in 2007 with severe injuries., Credit: Bobbie O'Brien/American Homefront
When service members return from the battlefield with lifetime disabilities, their spouses often become full-time caregivers.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 04:04
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With its harbor closed because of silt and other sediment -- and no help in sight from the federal government -- the town of Leland found an unusua...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WXXI, WCPN, and WBFO


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 4
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The world's on the verge. Also, two elections that mattered: Turkey's Pres. Erdogan claims victory in referendum giving him much more power and Dem...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Kara Dethlefsen, 27, an active duty Marine, attends the monthly food pantry at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base near San Diego. Her husband is also a Marine and she said the food assistance helps them get ready for his transition to civilian life., Credit: Dorian Merina/American Homefront
Thousands of military households rely on government food assistance programs, but the Pentagon doesn't track how many service members have trouble ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WAMC, WUSF, and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 4
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One young woman in southwest Virginia has become a super-sleuth. With a head full of questions and a heart full of concern, one college student tea...

Bought by WAMC and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Covert, Mich., Credit: File photo, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Decades ago, the Great Lakes shoreline was a popular spot to build nuclear power plants, because there was plenty of water to cool reactors. Now, s...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WLPR, WCMU, WBFO, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 5
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The Gorsuch confirmation hearings shed light on what many Americans may not know. When you take a job or buy an item, you may have signed away you...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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In part one of our "China's road to Jerusalem" series, we set the the stage for the inevitable collapse of the west as we know it.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2017
  • Length: 12:22
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Chicago is often thought of as the most violent city in America, which can partly be attributed to the city's drill rap music scene, which glorifie...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 06:07
Caption: Max Herzog of the Cleveland Water Alliance at an Erie Hack meetup event, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
Pollution and other problems plague areas all over the Great Lakes region. And they can make drinking or swimming dangerous. There’s plenty of bla...

Bought by Michigan Radio, WXXI, WCPN, WAMC, WCMU and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 7
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On the road to the Gorsuch confirmation to SCOTUS. On meddling in the US election...Putin says "Read My Lips, No." On the daily White House briefin...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Air Force veteran B.J. Lange (left) leads the first improv class for veterans at Hollywood's Second City., Credit: Dorian Merina/American Homefront
Improv comedy classes at Second City in Hollywood help veterans learn to perform, laugh, and build confidence.

Bought by WUSF


  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A plastic bag washed up on the beach at the Erie Basin Marina., Credit: Veronica Volk
Plastic bags are all around us, especially in the checkout lanes of grocery stores. They're also a persistent litter problem on land and along the ...

Bought by North Country Public Radio, WCPN, WAMC, WRVO Public Media, WXXI and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 6
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Ohio Educator Standards Board proposes changes to Ohio Teacher Evaluation System that could lessen emphasis on student test scores.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
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Russia. Trump. Nunes. The plot thickens. Trump fails to repeal and replace Obamacare.... But, Trump signs executive order rolling back another Ob...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Lt. Col. Carol Barkalow, now retired, was in the first class at West Point that included women., Credit: Gustavo Sebran/U.S. Army
The Marine Corps photo scandal has disappointed some veterans who helped break down barriers for women in the military, but they say it shouldn't o...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: (Left to Right): Venus Hayes, two of her children, Teressa Raiford
The family of 17 year-old Quanice Hayes, who was shot to death by Portland police, seeks justice from the city of Portland.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Adam Kirian feeds livestock at his farm in Hancock County, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
Algae blooms in western Lake Erie can contaminate drinking water in nearby cities. That happened as recently as 2014, when Toledo residents could n...

Bought by Michigan Radio, WXXI, WRVO Public Media, WCPN, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 7
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FBI Director Comey and NSA chief Rogers finally testify to Congress on Russia and Trump and tweets. Assange and Wikleaks back in the news. And Neil...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Lake Effect Furies skirmish, Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Lake Effect Furies skirmish
Residents along the Great Lakes corridor are very familiar with lake effect snows. When cold dry air passes over the lakes, it generates enough sno...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WAMC, WCMU, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 6
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How many different ways can the White House explain why Mike Flynn...already fired as Trump's National Security Advisor for lying about discussing ...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: New York State Police / Snowmobile , Credit: New York State Police
More than 30 snowmobilers and fishermen have died after breaking through lake ice in the northeast and Great Lakes region this winter. The toll wou...

Bought by WCPN, WAMC, WDET Detroit Public Radio, North Country Public Radio, and WCMU


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: A sign on Conesus Lake directs sportsmen to an access point., Credit: Veronica Volk
In part two of a series on fatalities associated with thin ice this winter, we hear the story of two men who disappeared one night after taking a l...

Bought by WCPN, WRVO Public Media, WAMC, WCMU, and WBFO


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Major Misty Posey leads a 2016 class for Marine Corps leaders about integrating women into combat roles., Credit: Lance Cpl. Harley Robinson / U.S. Marine Corps
Revelations that hundreds of Marines shared lewd photos of women come as military leaders fight an ongoing battle to change the culture of the Mari...

Bought by WAMC and WUSF


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 2