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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3 Pieces

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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10 Pieces

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

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8 Pieces

Media Commentary

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224 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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One craftsman is disposing of our throwaway culture - one clock at a time.

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio and WILL


  • Added: Jun 10, 2010
  • Length: 03:10
  • Purchases: 2
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Psych rock from Sleepy Sun and songs about travelin' via Tadpole Audio.

Bought by KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, WTIP, KSJD, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 09, 2010
  • Length: 57:16
  • Purchases: 5
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Technology and a lack of demand changed blacksmithing into a specialized trade.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2010
  • Length: 03:05
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We feature the new Ratatat album, and start a mixtape battle with TSURURADIO.

Bought by WTIP, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 02, 2010
  • Length: 57:09
  • Purchases: 3
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The Fall releases a new album, and some undeniably good dance rock from LCD Soundsystem.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KSJD, WTIP, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio


  • Added: May 26, 2010
  • Length: 57:08
  • Purchases: 5
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This week, some dark, moody rock from the National and experimental electrorock from Holy F***.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, WTIP, Yellowstone Public Radio, KSJD and more


  • Added: May 17, 2010
  • Length: 57:08
  • Purchases: 6
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This week, it’s emotive rock, psychedelic electrohop, and new tracks from Wolf Parade.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WTIP, KSJD, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio


  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 02:51:23
  • Purchases: 5
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As most of you know, a band of pirates has been occupying Unit 8T sicne last December, although the exact nature of their tenancy remains unclear.

  • Added: May 05, 2010
  • Length: 06:15
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There's a tipping point in every nerd's life - the moment they accept it's cool to be, well ... uncool.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, KDNK, and WAMC Northeast Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 27, 2010
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Apr 27, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4