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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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A new draft federal climate report forecasts warmer temperatures, higher seas, and more precipitation for the Northeast than predicted just three y...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2017
  • Length: :30
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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
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Immigrants face misunderstandings and confusion in their interactions with the criminal justice system; Long Island Sound has made a big comeback, ...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 49:56
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This week, a few updates on stories from our archives. The Boston Globe Spotlight team shines light on sexual abuse at elite New England boarding s...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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Wind power saw a big boom in Maine over the last decade, but the industry has hit the doldrums. We'll take a look at why, and profile Northern Pass...

  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, we'll find out what a Reveal/APM Reports investigation tells us about police de-escalation training in New England and visit police in N...

  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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This week, the death of a veteran raises questions about a VA facility in Vermont; the story of a mentally ill homeless man in Connecticut, and wha...

  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, a study to engineer old-growth forest in a region that hardly has any left; the perils of New England moose in a changing climate; a pol...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 49:58
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This week on NEXT, the Boston Globe Spotlight team shines light on sexual abuse at elite New England boarding schools, and it prompts more investig...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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On NEXT, we’ll visit a clinic in Vermont, helping refugees cope with trauma; we'll catch up with an Obamacare critic who's changed his tune; we’ll ...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 50:01
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This week, we take a road trip to Springfield, MA to get at the heart of the casino gambling debate in New England. Are there enough gamblers to su...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 49:59