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Are for-profit colleges and universities worth the money? Lilia Fuquen reports that according to a new study, for-profit colleges are not only cost...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
Caption: Ted Nordhaus
Are the cries for a complete transition to renewable energy from environmentalists like Bill McKibben actually undermining the work to combat clima...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
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About 1 in 8 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. Some of the most aggressive forms of breast cance...

Bought by WAMC and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jack Ewing
When a West Virginia University research team won a grant in 2012 to run some tests on diesel cars, they could not have imagined that their relativ...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
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We usually don’t think of the free market as a very… sentimental place. But a new book suggests that Adam Smith’s classical economics aren’t so hea...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
Caption: John Wilson
Many sports fans are familiar with this dilemma: do I want my team to put everything on the line to win now or would I prefer that my team take its...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:20
  • Purchases: 1
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With graduation ceremonies wrapping up across the country, it’s time for that dreaded next chapter: the job hunt. But for those students scrambling...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WOUB


  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 03:06
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Alex Gilbert
It has been a bit difficult to keep up with the news since January. Every few hours it seems like there is a new revelation in the global political...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
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For decades, studies have shown African-American students are disciplined more often and with greater consequences than their white peers. Now, a n...

Bought by WOUB and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mark Murray
In 2013 California boasted a recycling rate of 85%. In 2017 that number is now 79% - that is the first time it has dipped below 80% since 2008. Why...

Bought by WMUU-LP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 3
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A torchlit Confederate protest in Charlottesville, Virginia had some residents recalling the days of the KKK. But one Virginia scholar says today’s...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Davida Herzl
Galileo said we should, “Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.” This week on Sea Change Radio, we take a look at two ways...

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  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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While Marine le Pen failed to win the recent French presidential election, her increased popularity is just the most recent example of how far righ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kandi Mossett
Was all the work to try to keep the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines from being built done in vain now that Donald Trump occupies the White ...

Bought by WMUU-LP and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Pamela Paresky
Is the New York Times enabling a debate that most rational people think is long over? The latest conservative pundit to be hired by the New York Ti...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Between a changing climate and an invasion of parasites, it’s a tough time for the little honeybee. A Norfolk woman’s quest to give bees a home may...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WOUB, and KSFR


  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Rahwa Ghirmatzion
What’s a great way to lift up an impoverished population within a struggling city where utility bills can cost twice as much as rent itself? Local,...

Bought by WMUU-LP and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 29:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Erika Angle
Perhaps it’s cold comfort but it turns out that we human beings are not the only species on earth hell-bent on destroying our own habitat. We share...

Bought by WMUU-LP and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 2
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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 WOUB, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rick Hasen
When we last covered the Supreme Court it was after Justice Antonin Scalia passed away in February 2016. At that time many of us naively assumed th...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:20
  • Purchases: 1
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One hundred years ago, the first jazz recordings were made, and not many years after a young man named Bix Beiderbecke picked up the cornet. Beider...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kaz Makabe
In 2011, in the wake of the devastating nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi reactor, thousands of Japanese people relocated, the world held i...

Bought by WMUU-LP and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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It used to be that a high school education was enough to support a comfortably middle class lifestyle. But these days, it takes a lot more to get a...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:35

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Did you know that a metric ton of electronic waste can contain 8 to 16 ounces of gold? Whether we like it or not, precious metals show up in more t...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1