WNPR Connecticut

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WNPR is the radio service of The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN). WNPR serves Connecticut, Rhode Island, Long Island (NY) and parts of Massachusetts with news, talk, information and entertainment programming.  WNPR produces two daily award-winning talk shows, Where We Live  and The Colin McEnroe Show, plus the weekly Faith Middleton Food Schmooze.

 

Series

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3 Pieces

Three features about issues of poverty following Hurricane Katrina

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A radio show produced and hosted by students from the Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School, CPBN Learning Lab. Hartford, CT.

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A collection of audio essays from writers, listeners and station guests.

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8 Pieces

Media Commentary

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223 Pieces

NEXT is a weekly, hour-long radio show and podcast exploring the rapid changes in New England, one of the oldest parts of the nation. This feed is for stations that subscribe to the weekly show.

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139 Pieces

The Needle Drop is your weekly fix of rock, pop, electronic, and experimental music of the independent persuasion.


Latest Pieces

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Severe storms. Heat waves. Rising seas. New England is already seeing the impacts of climate change, and scientists project they will become more d...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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Public school enrollment in New England is down during the pandemic. But even when kids are enrolled, it can be a struggle to get some to show up. ...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, in a special episode of NEXT, we listen to a collection of award-winning stories from the New England News Collaborative — from a retros...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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The brothers behind New England’s famous R&B group Tavares are of Cape Verdean descent. This week on NEXT, what that means in a Black and white Ame...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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Most COVID-19 deaths in New England can be tied to long-term care facilities. This week on NEXT, how a nursing home – spared from the virus for mon...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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The first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine are expected to arrive as soon as mid-December, but it’s up to each state to figure out how to distribute the...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, North Atlantic right whales are under threat of extinction. Scientists say entanglement in fishing lines is the main cause of de...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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When a group of immigrants started a community farm in a Yankee farming town, their presence was complicated by race and rural American identity. T...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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What we don’t learn in school can matter as much as the lessons we do learn. This week on NEXT, we talk to teachers and students about the harm of ...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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Here’s the story that New England tells itself: Racism is a Southern problem. But our region’s abolitionist past hides a darker history of racism, ...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2020
  • Length: 50:00