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North Carolina Public Radio broadcasts on terrestrial radio at 91.5 FM in the Chapel Hill/Raleigh/Durham area, on 88.9 FM Manteo, serving the North East outer banks and coastal communities, and on 90.9 FM from Rocky Mount serving portions of "Down East" North Carolina and Sandhills. The station also streams 24/7 online in mp3, Windows Media and Real Audio.

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42 Pieces

WUNC's American Graduate Project is part of a nationwide public media conversation about the dropout crisis.

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Aug 15, 2012
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11 Pieces

Free! - Ten part series about challenges facing a public high school in North Carolina.

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Aug 08, 2012
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11 Pieces

Sex and relationships are intimate — and sometimes intimidating to talk about. Host Anita Rao guides us on an exploration of our brains and our bodies that touches down in taboo territory.

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Mar 08, 2021
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14 Pieces

The North Carolina Teacher Project is a year-long look at the teaching profession, told through in-depth feature stories, comprehensive policy discussions on The State of Things, intimate conversations between students and teachers, and multimedia presentations.

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Dec 03, 2013
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6 Pieces

Documentary series on the impact of NCLB and high stakes testing at one high school

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Jan 20, 2008
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11 Pieces

Various Fundraiser pieces

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Jul 20, 2004
Caption: 2014 Teen Reporters, Credit: Carol Jackson
5 Pieces

Every summer, WUNC mentors high school students who are aspiring journalists. This is a collection of their best stories.

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Feb 02, 2015

Latest Pieces

Caption: Asian American sex worker activists and advocates are leading conversations about the role sexism, racism and sex-work discrimination played in the attacks on Atlanta-area spas., Credit: Juno Mac / Flickr
The murder of eight people inside Atlanta-area spas illuminated forces of discrimination against the sex work industry and Asian American community...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2021
  • Length: 53:24
Caption: Emojis have evolved to be used as tone indicators, emotions, even punctuation., Credit: Pixaline / Pixabay
Communication is as much about our body language and facial expressions as it is our words. When we speak digitally, we replace those visual cues w...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2021
  • Length: 53:26
Caption: An Unbound team member works on a sex toy prototype., Credit: Polly Rodriguez / Unbound
Sex toys have been around for centuries as a way for individuals and partnerships to explore and experience pleasure. The industry is still evolvin...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2021
  • Length: 53:24
Caption: The life of pop star Britney Spears is the subject of a recent New York Times documentary "Framing Britney Spears.", Credit: Glenn Francis/Wikimedia Commons
The new New York Times documentary “Framing Britney Spears” brings to light the pop star’s conservatorship and questions the amount of control she ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2021
  • Length: 53:26
Caption: Fitness culture defines exercise with a narrow lens - leaving out room for the play and movement that suits every body differently., Credit: Debora Cartagena//Pixnio
Gyms and fitness spaces have long been spaces for white, heteronormative and able-bodied people. The inclusive fitness movement aims to break down ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2021
  • Length: 53:26
Caption: The marriage license took three months to secure. The ceremony only lasted 20 minutes., Credit: Courtesy of Monae Alvarado
Every day, families and partners are separated by a judge’s gavel. Despite a prison sentence, romance persists. From no-contact visitation, to bath...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2021
  • Length: 53:25
Caption: Polyamorous relationships look as different as the people who get into them., Credit: Canva
We have many examples of two-person relationships...but not so many of what love and relationships look like for people who have multiple partners....

  • Added: Mar 12, 2021
  • Length: 53:26
Caption: There's no "standard" way to period. Menstruation experiences vary as wildly as the people who have them., Credit: m Reckmann / Flickr / CC
Periods happen to a lot of us - but what goes on in the body during menstruation remains a mystery for many and is unique to each person. North Car...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2021
  • Length: 53:26
Caption: Mia Ives-Rublee at an adapted CrossFit competition in Wasaga Beach, ON, Canada. She pushed her physical limits as an athlete...and now tests her emotional endurance as an activist., Credit: Mia Ives-Rublee
Pushing physical boundaries in athletics teaches us that our minds and bodies are stronger than we think they are - and it gives us the tools to en...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2021
  • Length: 53:26
Caption: Shruti Shah (far right) with her father, sister and mother. Shruti's family adopted her from India when she was 11 months old., Credit: Shruti Shah
Transracial adoption can make adoptees feel culturally or racially dissociated. But when they seek out answers to feelings of trauma or confusion, ...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2021
  • Length: 53:26