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Suzy Favor-Hamilton went from being a three-time Olympian to a high class escort in Vegas. She tells her fascinating story, and how she got contro...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:28
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It was supposed to be a leisurely float down the Snake River. But when they lost their guide, a group of tourists got more than they bargained for.

  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 16:50
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Christina Lee should have been having the time of her life. Instead, she was stressed and lonely. Until she decided to run away from the rat race…a...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 17:37
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Interview with Award-winning former Wall Street Journal reporter John Fialka about his latest book, Car Wars. The resurgence of the electric car in...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 23:50
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On this special episode of Wish We Were Here: Tales and Investigations from the Shadows of America's Mountain, we worked with Nathan Ward at Grit a...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2016
  • Length: 58:09
Caption: Ideas Books: Jeremy Taylor
Interview with author Jeremy Taylor about his book, Body By Darwin. Jeremy Taylor argues in Body by Darwin, that we can trace the roots of many med...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 33:16
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On this Why We Root, a story of a classic American sports town and the season that started with tragedy but ended with a championship. We’ll recall...

Bought by KMXT

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A profile of the upper St. Louis River: Bear Paulson, general manager of Northstar Canoes, talks about his experiences paddling this river and an e...

Bought by WGZS, KUMD, and WTIP

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 10:25
  • Purchases: 3
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Grant Frasier visits Pla-Mor Roller Rink in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. The only roller skating rink in Northern Minnesota.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 09:11
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Roller Derby is moving to the mainstream as the sport begins to emphasize its athleticism and gain national exposure. On the cusp of widespread pop...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 04:24
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The Indiana University basketball Hall of Famer, Archie Dees, who led the 1957 and 1958 Men’s teams to Big Ten championships, passed away earlier t...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2016
  • Length: 08:06
Caption: Tippy, Credit: Karen Oothoudt
Milt Lee talks to sled dog racer Colleen Wallin

  • Added: Apr 04, 2016
  • Length: 07:52
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Remember when 2nd Base was a really big deal? Just in time for opening day, Mortified journeys back to a time when the most exciting bases had abso...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2016
  • Length: 32:52
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Did you know that smart sports nutrition focuses on “food first” and the “recovery” period post-exercise? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registere...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
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Bemidji is home to a brand new Aerial and Physical Arts Center. Babe’s Playground offers a pretty wide variety of unusual fitness classes – includi...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 13:05
Caption: Tippy, Credit: Karen Oothoudt
Milt Lee talks with pro wrestler Calvin Wittner of Cass Lake, owner of N.S.E. Pro Wrestling.

Bought by KVSC and KKWE Niijii Radio

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 07:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Tye about his book about the baseball legend, Satchel Paige.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 29:30
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In Parker’s 22nd book, it’s high noon up in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Mammoth Falls, 7880 feet above sea level. The air smells like snow, memo...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio

  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Students line up to take aim., Credit: Grant Frashier
Grant Frashier attends student archery tournament in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 11:22
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Over the next month, college basketball teams will be traveling across the country for their respective tournaments. When teams and their travel p...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 09:02
Caption: In 1834, artist George Catlin witnessed Choctaw lacrosse in Indian Territory near present-day Oklahoma., Credit: GEORGE CATLIN / SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
Laine Kaplan-Levenson returns with a new story about an indigenous sport that became popular before the Civil War.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 10:19
Caption: Pikes Peak
Most people think of Pikes Peak as a tourist destination – the Fourteener with a highway and a donut shop on top. But for many local mountaineers, ...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:02
Caption: Dave Harrington with Jim Gallagher
Producer Jim Gallagher talks with Dave Harrington about paddling the Big Fork River.

Bought by KVSC

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 09:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Purple Knights pose on the court; Harold Sylvester is kneeling next to his coach., Credit: HAROLD SYLVESTER / AMISTAD RESEARCH CENTER
In this episode, Laine Kaplan-Levenson discusses the first integrated high school sports contest in Louisiana between St. Aug and Jesuit--and talks...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 11:26
Caption: 'Bull and Bear Fight - New Orleans', Credit: THE HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION
In this episode of TriPod, Laine Kaplan-Levenson brings us back to the days when Algiers was a stomping ground for bullfights and other forms of an...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 10:23