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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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When a local sheriff in northern Vermont pulled over two Mexican farmworkers last August for a traffic violation, he immediately called for the US...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 50:01
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We'll update the flow of migrants leaving the US to go to Quebec, and meet Puerto Ricans deciding whether to stay on the island or come back to New...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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What does a state owe to people serving time in prison? And what does it owe those who should never have been locked up in the first place? We spea...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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On this Thanksgiving week, we're presenting a few favorite segments from our archives. We'll dig into our energy series "The Big Switch" with stori...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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Last week, the voters of Maine took healthcare into their own hands, voting 59 to 41 to expand Medicaid in that state. But governor Paul LePage has...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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We go inside an ATV culture clash, ride along with fishermen worried about wind power - and others happy at a rebound for tuna. And, we'll look at ...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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New England recovers after a big wind and rainstorm that knocks out power for days. What can we do to better prepare for storm events? While we're ...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, we talk about whether Boston has a good shot at becoming the home of Amazon’s second headquarters, and why New Hampshire slings so much ...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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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