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Fond du Lac photographer and retired wildland fire fighter Vern Northrup has a new photography exhibit in Duluth, Minnesota. It’s called Ishkode, t...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:23
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about how American Indian tribes may soon have a greater say in what happens at University of Minnesota ...

Bought by KFAI, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KQAL and more


  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Wayne Lo (Left), Gregory Gibson (Right)
Greg Gibson speaks with Wayne Lo, the man who murdered his son, Galen, in a shooting at Simon's Rock college in 1992.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:49
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An innocent woman discusses re-entering her world outside of prison. She addresses the painful time spent away from her children and new possibilit...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 04:56
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Since it started in Harlem in the 1980s, ballroom culture has been an anchor for LGBTQ black and Latinx communities everywhere. At each ball, conte...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 1
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This piece offers insight into the lives and sacrifices of dancers who practice a unique form of dance.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:09
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This week on Life of the Law, our team meets IN-STUDIO with Wendy Weiser, Director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NY...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 40:56
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It may be hard to imagine a composer being inspired by public hearings and court cases. But Lake Erie and its problems take center stage in a new o...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio and WBFO


  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Unless Congress acts to save the DACA program, the last permit will expire on March 5, 2020. This week on Life of the Law… we share Luis’s story an...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 33:45
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It all started out as a plan to steal some comic books, sell them and split the cash. That was before a busted lip, a heart attack, and federal pro...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:34
Caption: The Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
Sheila Consaul purchased the Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Light in 2011 – and since then, she’s renovated and refurbished her unique summer home.

Bought by WAMC, WLPR, WXXI, WCMU, WKSU and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Albany Symphony Orchestra musicians Jamecyn Morey and Mitsuko Suzuki at Lock E-2 in Waterford, N.Y. , Credit: Gary David Gold
The Albany Symphony is holding a series of concerts in towns along the Erie Canal, to mark the beginning of construction in July, 1817.

Bought by WCMU, WCPN, North Country Public Radio, and WBFO


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 4
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In Tisbury, voters recently drew battle lines and took sides as they headed to the polls to say yes or no to Question 1. It was a question that man...

Bought by PRX Remix and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 28, 2017
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Justin Dillon
Social Entrepreneur, Justin Dillon discusses his book, "A Selfish Plan to End the World: Finding Big Purpose in Big Problems.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: May 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 2
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High school students think they need to join a lot of clubs to give themselves the best shot at getting into a top school. Guidance counselors, par...

  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
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Throughout President Donald Trump's campaign and first 100 days as president, he has continuously bashed the news media. Now, the journalists of t...

Bought by KISU and KRZA


  • Added: Apr 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:12
  • Purchases: 2
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A knitting group in Frankenmuth, Michigan is doing their part to help children in Flint, whose families are still financially affected by the Flint...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
Caption: Fans watch the opening ceremony at the League of Legends Season 3 World Championship Final between South Korea's SK Telecom T1 and China's Royal Club, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. The SK Telecom T1 team won 3-0. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Playing video games for a living sounds like a something you wrote down in fourth grade as your dream job, even knowing then that you probably had ...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Lorena Kanzki, Syracuse Sophomore and First Gen Student, Credit: Lorena Kanzki
Today 50% of all college students are the first of their families to go to college. They carry the hopes and dreams of there families in their back...

Bought by KRZA and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:49
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lyle Ritz, Father of Jazz Ukulele, Credit: Elizabeth Maihock Beloff
A tribute to Lyle Ritz, the "Father of Jazz Ukulele," who also played bass on many of the biggest pop hits in history as a member of the legendary ...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News — water protectors react to construction resuming on the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KFAI, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD, KMSU and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Cecilia Glauser (l) Max Schneider (r) on their plane ride to school, Credit: Margaret Thompson/ideastream
Life for students on Lake Erie's Middle Bass Island is different - starting with the morning commute to school.

Bought by WVBI-LP, WMUK, WCPN, WAMC, WKSU and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:36
  • Purchases: 6
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A movement to outfit women’s marchers on Saturday's Women's Marches across the country with knitted pink hats with cat ears, or pussyhats is taking...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 06:04
Caption: Michael Meuers has compiled the teachings of Red Lake elder Larry Stillday into a new book.
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a new book featuring a Red Lake elder, a new program promoting healthy food in Native communities ...

Bought by KSRQ, KQAL, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Lakes are often portrayed as calm and serene environments, but Dave Sanford knows better. The Canadian photographer uses his pictures to reveal a m...

Bought by WCPN, WCMU, WXXI, North Country Public Radio, and WBFO


  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:13
  • Purchases: 5