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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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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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***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: May 19, 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
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We'll meet the most powerful fisherman in New England, the king of the New Bedford fleet, Carlos Rafael, as he faces possible jail time for tax fra...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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This week, updates from the front lines of the battle over immigration policy. An African immigrant's harrowing journey into the cold Quebec winter...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, we'll look at how climate change is shifting our region's ski industry. We'll also hear about how Providence, RI is grappling with being...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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We'll get an update on what President Trump's new executive order will mean for New England; we'll meet an ICE agent, and a refugee who describes t...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, stories of very different places in battle with the sea. We'll consider a massive - and expensive - seawall plan that could save Boston ...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 49:59
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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