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WNPR is the radio service of The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN). WNPR serves Connecticut, Rhode Island, Long Island (NY) and parts of Massachusetts with news, talk, information and entertainment programming.  WNPR produces two daily award-winning talk shows, Where We Live  and The Colin McEnroe Show, plus the weekly Faith Middleton Food Schmooze.

 

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Utility companies face allegations that they drove up the cost of electricity in New England - they're pushing back. A rural doctor is told by the ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 49:57
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This week, who's responsible for the opioid dependence epidemic - that's turned to widespread addiction? We'll also get an update on New England re...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, we walk the US-Canada border with Border Patrol agents, and hear the concerns of civil rights lawyers who worry about their ability to s...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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New England cities prepare for an influx of hurricane refugees from Puerto Rico - and worry about family back home. We'll learn what Germany can te...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 49:57
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This week, we'll explore a visa program for immigrant victims of crime - including women who face both domestic violence, and the threat of deporta...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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New England rivers and streams are littered with thousands of dance log waterways and serve little useful purpose. But, they're expensive to take d...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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We'll lead off this week with the region's reaction to President Trump's decision to end the DACA program. We'll also dig into a report on guns and...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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We'll revisit New England's most devastating weather event, the hurricane of 1938 - and find out what we've learned about protecting against storms...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 49:58
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This week, we'll dive deep into hate speech, protest movements and lasting activism. We'll get an update on a Neo-Nazi leader from New Hampshire; w...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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A new draft federal climate report forecasts warmer temperatures, higher seas, and more precipitation for the Northeast than predicted just three y...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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From Lake Champlain to the Connecticut River, overtaxed sewage systems are being pushed to filter out more pollutants. We'll look into what it take...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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***NOTE: We have fixed a small section of Segment A, during the first story by Jill Kaufman. We have now correctly identified the location of the s...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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A VA hospital in New Hampshire comes under fire for not meeting veterans' needs; a Massachusetts man, in prison for murder, fights to get a new tri...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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It’s a disease that’s probably been around for thousands of years...but in the decades since it was identified here in New England, Lyme disease ha...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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Angry residents complained - and federal railroad officials backed off a high speed rail plan through their towns. We'll get an update. We'll also ...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, we open a window into what it sounds like at a New Hampshire parole board hearing. A hint: It isn't pretty. We'll also hear the results ...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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This hour, we look at whether more training in de-escalation tactics help prevent shootings, and visit a police program to help children overcome t...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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A talk with the mother of accused terrorist Alex Ciccolo, a 24-year old Mass. man whose own father tipped him off to the feds. Also, three tales fr...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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Public health stories this week from the front lines of New England's opioid crisis. Two controversial attempts to help people struggling with addi...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, the last coal-fired plant in Mass. closes and towns in that area start to look offshore to wind as a new energy source. Also, we've hear...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 49:57