news features

Series produced by With Good Reason

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Stand-alone news features designed to fit into local cutaways of ME or ATC.

Produced by the staff of "With Good Reason," these two minute and thirty second news features are designed to fit into local cutaways of ME or ATC.


203 Pieces

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Every ten years, the Furious Flower Poetry Conference is held at James Madison University. This year, the event was dedicated to renowned poet Rita...

Bought by KENW and WAMC Northeast Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 2
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With Halloween on the way, it’s scary movie season. That means isolated cabins, psychopathic hillbillies, and evil in the woods. One scholar believ...

Bought by KENW, WABE, and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 3
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A single lie could cost a job – or a life – as it turned out for Eric Duncan, the Ebola “Patient Zero” in Texas. What if there was a way to accurat...

Bought by KENW and WXDU


  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 2
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In the 19th century, Richmond, Virginia was central to the American slave trade, earning the city more than 4 million dollars annually. A new exhib...

Bought by KENW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 2
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When big business news breaks, public relations teams try to get out in front of the story. But that wasn’t always the case. PR in the 19th century...

Bought by KENW, PRX Remix, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 3
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A hands-on lesson in the Native American staple: frybread.

Bought by KENW, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 3
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A hands-on lesson in a Native American staple: frybread.

Bought by KENW, WABE, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 4
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A team of proofreaders in Virginia has just wrapped up the three-year job of digitizing the papers of the Founding Fathers. They say ending the pro...

Bought by KENW, WABE, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 4
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Next year marks the 150th anniversary of Leo Tolstoy’s great Russian tome, War and Peace. While the novel’s great length scares many readers away, ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Everyone dreams of finding that holy grail of balance between work and family. One rock star couple is hot on the trail… as they adapt to life on t...

Bought by KENW, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 23, 2015
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 3
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Off the coast of Virginia, in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, lies a shrinking island called Tangier. Here, an unlikely adventurer docked his sai...

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, WTJU, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 30, 2015
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A resident of Okinawa, Japan, Credit: Landscapes of Longevity
Blue zones are areas of the world where people live longest. Architects studying these “Landscapes of Longevity” say that our surroundings have mor...

Bought by KENW and KPVL


  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Some critics of popular culture say there aren’t enough accurate portrayals of abortion decisions. But one scholar says, in some recent mother-daug...

Bought by KENW, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 3
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If someone is known as “the jerk” at work, it’ll show up on their performance review, right? Not likely, say two management researchers. Lilia Fuq...

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, KPVL, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 4
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Birds are making adjustments to live with increasing levels of human-generated noise. One Virginia scholar says that some city-dwelling birds are ...

Bought by KENW, WABE, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KPVL and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 03:52
  • Purchases: 6
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In the 1970’s, a series of laws ushered in a so-called “sunshine era” of government transparency. A new book examines the dark side of the Sunshine...

Bought by KENW, WABE, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 3
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Charlottesville is gearing up for the fourth annual Tom Tom Founders Festival, a celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship. Kelley Libby repor...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1
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J.M.W. Turner is perhaps the most important British painter--you would surely recognize an image of Tintern Abbey--and yet his life story has remai...

Bought by KENW and KKRN


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 2
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A new course dreamed up by students at the College of William & Mary, called Veterans Comedy Bootcamp is bringing laughter and storytelling to a cl...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio, KENW, KCMJ Community Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KKRN and more


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 8
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Best known for her books about the joys of life in Italy, Frances Mayes has published a new memoir. But this time, she takes her readers back to he...

Bought by KENW, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, and KKRN


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 3