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2017 has been a terrible year for tens of thousands of people. Fires in northern California and record-setting torrential hurricanes and floods in ...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 20:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Chef Daniel Orr shares a Pizza recipe perfect for Fall, and Young Farmers unite to raise concerns for the new Farm Bill.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 28:55
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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
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What happens when the executive spin doctor for one of the biggest health insurance companies in the country confronts the consequences of his spin...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 32:37
  • Purchases: 1
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The US Supreme Court issued a series of decisions that teens can’t be sentenced to death and they can’t be given an automatic life sentence without...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Since 2014 the department of justice and President Obama have been working to right the wrongs of the war on drugs. Through Clemency, Obama has com...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 15:28
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Bail is supposed to allow a person accused of a crime to put some money up as a type of collateral - a promise they will return for their court dat...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 27:06
Caption: Senator Tim Kaine with wife Anne Holton, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Senator Tim Kaine, the man who may well be the next vice president of the United States, is consistent in his core beliefs and has a dear love for ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 23:03
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When should a judge step aside? As more and more money floods into judicial elections across the nation, states are grappling with this question. P...

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 30:36
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There are 28 judicial emergencies on federal courts throughout the country. A judicial emergency is when there's been a vacancy on the court for to...

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 22:00
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Domestic oil drilling offers private landowners the promise of riches in their own backyard. But what if you don’t want to live next door to an oil...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 22:39
Caption: Viridiana Hernández lobbying at the Arizona State Legislature against the bill that would ban cities from creating their own city ID if that is extended to undocumented immigrants., Credit: Valeria Fernández
This edition of Making Contact is Part I of our special series examining how immigrants are responding and participating in elections and politics ...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Virigina State Colony for the Feebleminded
Beginning in 1907, states in the US began to forcibly sterilize over 60,000 Americans -- people considered by scientists to be “unfit” -- the menta...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 22:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mrs. Montini’s class reads Pete the Cat together., Credit: Ashley Cleek
In Kansas, public schools are at the heart of a debate about how much money the state should budget for education -- a debate that comes down to a ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 32:54
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All over the country, critics argue that ID laws discourage voter participation--particularly among poor and minority voters. This is particularly ...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 24:44
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In 2012 President Obama took matters into his own hands. His administration signed a memo addressing all branches of the Department of Homeland Sec...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 23:50
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In the U.S., juries are often seen as democracy in action. Twelve men and women are asked to hear an entire case, and ultimately, decide another pe...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 23:13
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The law isn’t actually written in stone. It morphs and changes with the times. What happens when laws change all of a sudden and people find themse...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2015
  • Length: 19:32
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Bounty hunters are kind of like human bloodhounds. They’re dogged. They won’t stop until they get who they’re looking for. Frank Abramovitz is a bo...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 20:22
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Amateur sleuths armed with their own laptops, public information and a lot of spare time are working alone and in groups to crack criminal cases. S...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, KVNF, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 24, 2015
  • Length: 32:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Exotic dancers, on-call drivers and writers might have a different name for what they do -- freelancing, part-time work and independent contracting...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KALW, KALW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 14:51
  • Purchases: 4
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We all have people in our lives who exist on the periphery of our everyday routines--people like the bus driver who takes us to work, or the cashie...

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  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: OPD Assistant Chief, Paul Figueroa, Credit: Kyung Jin Lee
It’s been almost a year since former Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan -- then, his replacement -- abruptly resigned. “It happened very quickly,...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 06:39
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Pregnancy tests? Pigeon poo? What Chicago aldermen really do One frustrated Chicagoan wondered what her alderman’s responsible for

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2013
  • Length: 11:45
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Caption: The Occupy Maine encampment in Portland's Lincoln Park., Credit: <a rel="nofollow" href="http://katrinaherzogphotography.com/" target="_blank">Katrina Herzog</a>, courtesy of the Salt archives.
Dispatches from Occupy Maine's consensus process.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2012
  • Length: 07:12