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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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This week, story from our series Facing Change, about shifting demographics in New England, and the impact of immigration. First, we'll hear a stor...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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This week, we'll find out how hard it is for farmer - young farmers, anyway - to afford health insurance to cover them in this dangerous job; We'll...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week's show is focused on our series Facing Change, about the shifting demographics of the region, and the role that immigration is playing. W...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, a look at the problem of patients who need mental health services, and long waits in the emergency room. Also, gentrification and the to...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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Old mill towns like Lawrence, Mass are searching for a new identity. This hour, we’ll look at “Gateway Cities” planning for a new kind of economic ...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, we'll explore the confounding system of imposing low bail on non-violent offenders - a bail they often can't make; Colin Woodard gives u...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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Federal policy changes were supposed to end random deportations of people who aren’t criminals - but in parts of New England, it’s still happening....

  • Added: Jan 12, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, we revisit an episode from October, 2016. We explore the opioid epidemic in New England, including the documentary "Short of Breath" by ...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This is Episode 21 of the show, being fed separately from our regular feed - for stations that would like to air it. Here's a blurb: There’s a huge...

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  • Added: Dec 29, 2016
  • Length: 49:59
  • Purchases: 1
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We explore rural homelessness in New Hampshire; We learn about a huge experimental forest that's teaching scientists about acid rain, climate chang...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2016
  • Length: 50:01
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There’s a huge demographic shift that’s happening in New England That means cities bringing in refugees - and entire industries relying on immigra...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 49:59
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This is a :30 promo for use with the weekly show, NEXT.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: :29
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This week, two stories of contamination. A macabre animal graveyard at an Ivy League school that's leaching toxins into drinking water; a homeowner...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 49:58
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We'll take you to two places in New England that most people don’t get to see. Inside mountain they call the “bat cave" that stores an enormous bat...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 50:00
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This evergreen episode of NEXT is an updated version of our Episode 1, called "The Side Of the Road." In it, we investigate traffic stop data in Ve...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, we bring you an encore show for Thanksgiving week. We'll update Shannon Dooling's investigation into private special education schools; ...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, we'll find out whatever happened to that Vermont GMO labeling law and talk with the author of the new book, "Modified"; we'll learn abou...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, we try and make sense of a momentous election across our region. We talk with reporters who tracked long lines at the polls, and big rac...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 49:59
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This week, as the election season winds to a close, we'll talk about New England's political DNA; we'll talk about the region's recent decision to ...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 49:58
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This week, refugees come to New England from Syria and Iraq; Bill Littlefield considers our region's sporting culture; and, we'll hear ghastly stor...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 50:00