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This reading is a passage describing two giraffes seen in crates on a ship bound for Germany.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 03:49
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:46
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When we see the tools of discrediting the truth happily taken on, now or in history- we might say this. The cost of the truth is, it turns out, th...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 11:09
Caption: Miner 49er, Credit: Tom Weistar
In the foothills of the Sierra Nevada lies the San Juan Ridge. On the Ridge, tucked away amongst towering pines, flanked by two forks of the Yuba R...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 29:18
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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the "Jucy Lucy" is a Minneapolis food favorite. In this piece, learn the backstory and true mark of this icon...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
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A family living in Idaho during the early 20th Century test the limits of the Postal Service, when they send a very special parcel through the Post.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:09
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Thousands of miles from Edinburgh in the heart of Kolkata there remains a piece of land that is indisputably Scottish. Sandip Roy takes us there.

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A Muslim caretaker, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy discovers one way in which Jews and Muslims cooperate through generations.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Magen David Synagogue in Kolkata, India, Credit: Ashok Sinha
A Jewish museum just opened in Kolkata. Not a brick and mortar museum, but an online museum.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:53
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:46
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 01:19
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For Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, we revisit best-selling memoirist and fiction writer, Anchee Min. 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mewat, India, Credit: Sandip Roy
A small unknown town in India has a history that makes it worth stopping in to have a look.

  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cartoon, "The Mascot", New Orleans, 27 July 1891. "Scenes and Incidents - A Lady Bicyclist Creates a Sensation on St. Charles Avenue".
Lacar Musgrove reads "A Moveable Race" about a 19th Century bicycle race on Thanksgiving Day in New Orleans.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Sports Director John Fanta previews the Big East Tournament games for Wednesday Evening March 12th. Included in this preview is the Seton Hall- B...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:03
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Mike Forbes is a Bemidji area writer. He's been published in Fire Ring, The Talking Stick, The Poet's Touch Stone, Voices For the Land, among other...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 02:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Should they go or should they stay? That was a question millions of African Americans living in the South asked themselves in the 20th Century. For...

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  • Length: 29:00
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael Goldberg contributes "The Last Word," his weekly topical essay to Northern Community Radio's Between You and Me program on Saturdays.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes MinnesotaBrown.com and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael Goldberg contributes "The Last Word," his weekly topical essay to Northern Community Radio's Between You and Me program on Saturdays.

  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:34