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This WNPR-produced, interactive program explores important issues and ideas that affect where, how and even why people live in Connecticut ? and how Connecticut fits into a global society. Using the award-winning producers of WNPR News, Where We Live expands in-depth, original reporting, creating conversations that will draw in newsmakers, opinion leaders and engaged citizens.
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||Talking About Suicide||We were recently shocked by the suicide of a 15-year-old Greenwich High School student after his first day of school. But the numbers prove this is not an isolated incident. Every 15 minutes, someone dies by suicide in the U.S. And, for every one of the||9 9 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Live from UConn: One-on-One with Susan Herbst||We’re at the Student Union on the Storrs campus as a new school year is underway, and the state’s flagship school is back in the news once again. They’re planning new facilities - like a $100-million recreation center for students and t||6 9 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Just Doodle It||Ever been caught doodling during a meeting a work? A boring class? You’re not alone. Did you get yelled at? “Get your head in the game! You’re distracted! You're not serious!" Our guest Sunni Brown, author of The Doodle Revolut||5 9 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Passionate Politics: Syria and Local Elections||President Barack Obama has found some unlikely congressional support for his plan to intervene in the Syrian war. He’s got the backing of Republicans like House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Senator John McCain, and House Speaker John Boehner. "||4 9 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The High Cost of Student Loans and the Colleges They Support||In August, President Obama signed a bill preventing the doubling of interest rates on federal student loans for those entering college this year. Students borrowing the maximum amount this year will save about $4,600 in extra interest...but it’s a||3 9 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sean Spellman of Quiet Life||If Sean Spellman’s life was captured in a TV show, it’d be Portlandia. He’s a bearded guy - whose rootsy, folky rock band Quiet Life tours the country in a van powered by used vegetable oil. And yeah, they’re based in Portla||30 8 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The War on Lyme...and About Lyme||Lyme disease gets its name from the Connecticut town, and it’s always been a problem here...but it’s spreading, as far North as Maine and south down to Virginia. Dr. Paul Mead of the CDC says that due in part to the “reforestation&rdquo||29 8 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Wheelhouse: Corruption Junction Edition||Robert Braddock is going to jail for 38 months for his role in the scandal surrounding the congressional campaign of Chris Donovan. The judge said the long sentence would send a message to others about corrupt political behavior. If nothing else, it seem||28 8 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Back to School: Common Core, Bilingual Education, and School Safety||Students across the state are heading back to school this week – and they’ll be seeing a lot of changes. The common core state standards are taking effect and changing the way teachers teach and students take tests. Schools are struggl||27 8 13||Free||View In iTunes|
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