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A new study finds that an affectionate work environment boosts teamwork and job satisfaction and leads to less burnout and absenteeism. And more...

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, Radio Phoenix, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Nellie Kenyon , Credit: Nancy Klingener
Final advice from a bowling teammate has one veteran of a candlepin bowling league reconsidering whether to retire.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WXDU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 06:43
  • Purchases: 4
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The year was 1959. Alaska and Hawaii officially became U.S. states. Fidel Castro assumed power in Cuba. And the White Oak Duckpin Lanes opened in t...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 04:50
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Anne Abernathy is a woman who’s been defying the odds her whole life. After graduating from college, Abernathy became a professional singer and pe...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 06:13
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Already a few weeks into the year, it might feel too late to make (or keep) resolutions—eat less sugar, watch less TV, or maybe, start running. Rep...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:46
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You can’t finish something you haven’t started. Francis Bush started running late in life and has now run more than 60 marathons.

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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You can’t finish something you haven’t started. Francis Bush started running late in life and has now run more than 60 marathons.

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jan 10, 2014
  • Length: 53:50
  • Purchases: 1
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First, Dr.Stefan Kreuzer is pioneering the development of new minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery. These next generation implants a...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Jennifer Bentley is 67 years old, has lived in Puerto Rico for more than 40 years, and hates the cold. So how did she end up skiing down a Maine m...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2013
  • Length: 02:00
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First, we discuss the National Senior Games, which are dedicated to promoting healthy and active lifestyles for athletes age 50 and over. Rich Brow...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Aug 13, 2013
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Frank has a 50-year sports writing career dating back to the beginnings of Sports Illustrated, and his NPR program, Sweetness and Light, has aired ...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pete Stringer, approaching the finish of his 212th marathon. , Credit: Photo-Chambers
Pete Stringer loves to run. Really long distance. Since he began a running log in 1976, he's run over 80,000 miles in competitions and training. Th...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2012
  • Length: 04:32
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First, tennis great Billie Jean King discusses her sports career. Then, Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot discusses the art of gracefully exiting any life si...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 59:55
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Women have been playing competitive basketball for over a century. Although before 1971, women played by modified rules that allowed play in only h...

Bought by KUOW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 13, 2012
  • Length: 04:33
  • Purchases: 2
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A short feature exploring the social world of a British cycling club as it faces the challenge of a declining and aging membership.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 10:00
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Sugar Ray Leonard and Dr. Loren Olson, this week on Prime Time Radio.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2011
  • Length: 59:53
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Pigeon racers across New England get out their lawn chairs and wait for their birds. The flocks are released 150 miles away from home. The pigeons ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KUOW, WMPG, and SALTcast Podcast


  • Added: May 27, 2011
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
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His was a life that nearly didn't happen. He fell under a boxcar, his left arm mangled as a child, yet went on to own and manage one of the greates...

  • Added: May 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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Three-quarters of the world's fish stocks are in distress and many fisheries could collapse by midcentury. Should we ban industrial fishing or regu...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Morning Rolled Oats, Credit: Janice Lang
Why the press hounds Tiger Woods

  • Added: Apr 06, 2010
  • Length: :31

  • Added: Dec 18, 2008
  • Length: :35
  • Purchases: 2
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Former state Supreme Court Justice Faith Ireland started lifting weights to help with chronic back pain. She was drawn to the power-lifters at he...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2008
  • Length: 09:07
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Baseball brings about a chance discovery of life and death

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 26, 2008
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Boxing has attracted a new type of pugilist: seniors, women, and cancer patients. A sound rich feature exploring the world of the non-traditional ...

Bought by KFAI and WAMC


  • Added: Jan 01, 2007
  • Length: 04:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Nelly Castillo tells the story of her son?s dream of becoming a major league pitcher.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 03:17