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In just a few weeks, another pharmaceutical company will likely win FDA approval for a new drug to cure hepatitis C. That makes three breakthrough ...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:52
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How do you stop an epidemic? Keep the people who are sick from infecting more people. Isolate them if you have to, treat them, and cure them. Epide...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2014
  • Length: 06:43
Caption: Rapid screening test for hepatitis C infection, Credit: Kristin Gourlay
Baby boomers make up the majority of the estimated five million people who have hepatitis C. Most caught the disease – from sharing needles, or a b...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:55
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Thanks to a quirk of history — and a love of bananas — New Orleans has had a Honduran population for more than a century. But that population explo...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 12:42
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Readers form book clubs. Bowlers join leagues. What do motorcycle enthusiasts do? They ride, of course. Some head to Sturgis, South Dakota every ye...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:04
Caption: The Edible Garden at AT&T Park , Credit: San Francisco Giants
Behind a wall in a park in San Francisco, there’s a large and thriving vegetable garden. That might not seem like such a big deal. But the park is ...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 03:22
Caption: Fifty-thousand words in a month. How's it going?, Credit: National Novel Writing Month Organizatoin
A newly updated piece on NaNoWriMo. November is National Novel Writing Month, sometimes known as NaNoWriMo. In a studio loft on the Chicago's North...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and WAMC


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Cast of Multi Ethnic Theater's "Jitney"
In the garage of a house in San Francisco’s Excelsior district, rehearsal is underway. In the space where a car would normally go is a stage set: a...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:15
Caption: The 168th class of the Oakland Police Academy, Credit: Kyung Jin Lee
After years of struggle, the Oakland Police Department is finally getting some positive news. Crime rates are down in all major categories, includi...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:24
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A vibrant mural announces Happy Lot Farm and Garden to visitors and anyone passing by. A greenhouse stands in the middle of the lot, and an improvi...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:45
Caption: Sandy Mix teaches piano to Diane Wilson., Credit: Rachel Wong
From the moment Sandy Mix wakes up in the morning, she is thinking about music. Over coffee, she plans the day’s lessons.

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Croissants from Muddy Fork's brand new bakery. Books about claiming appetite with Vivian Halloran. Pickled radishes and salmon mousseline with Dani...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Sandip Roy tries to hear through the noise and get to the heart of Diwali.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Firehouse Art Collective door opens to rainy Adeline Street., Credit: Mary Rees
Once or twice a month in the East Bay, violinists and bass-players, flautists and trumpeters -- gather to play orchestra music. But instead of a co...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:21
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Emily Ritz and Kacey Johansing are best friends. They were both in separate bands and living in Marin County when they decided to go on tour togeth...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Natasha Mahia, a student at El Dorado elementary school in Visitacion Valley, is one of ROCK’s biggest fans. ROCK stands for Real Options for City ...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:37
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Sunset Youth Services is an organization that supports transitional age youth and their families with things like parenting classes, food assistanc...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Golden Gate Bridge, standing strong., Credit: Isabel Angell
Throughout film history, the Golden Gate Bridge has been leveled in earthquakes, ripped apart by apes, melted, and even bitten in half by a mega-sh...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The widows of Vrindavan
Some 60 widows in white saris from the town of Vrindavan made thier way to Kolkata for the festival of the Goddess Durga. Something many of them ha...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
As New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has grown over the course of the past four decades, so has the tension between local and national acts.

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:41
Caption: Ira Sachs, San Francisco, CA 8/11/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ira Sachs talks romance, self-discovery, and floating anxiety.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 22:06
Caption: Scientists discovered the "sound channel" in 1944. Whales use it to communicate across oceans — and during the Cold War the Navy secretly used it to track nuclear subs. This 1948 graphic shows sound traveling on an axis 700 fathoms down in the Atlantic., Credit: Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel
Something unusual happens about a half mile under the sea. Ocean physics create a special zone where sound travels for hundreds, even thousands of ...

Bought by Hark!, KFAI, WCAI / WNAN, Troy Public Radio, WORT and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 11:11
  • Purchases: 8
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Before the great speech maker Patrick Henry died, he credited a Presbyterian minister named Samuel Davies with “teaching me what an orator should b...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The slave cabin in the foreground with Montpelier in the background., Credit: Kelley Libby
For years, at historic plantation sites across the South, the focus was on the big house and not on the slave cabins. But cabins like that are now ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 10:33
  • Purchases: 1
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In Aroostook County, life still revolves around the potato harvest even though few family potato farms are left.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:16