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No One Cares Alone

Sammy was just a month old when he started experiencing symptoms of heart failure. Hear about the doctor who performed the groundbreaking surgery that saved the boy’s life, and the resource he created to help doctors avoid burnout.

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Back in Session

Despite fears of a virus resurgence, Virginia Tech and William & Mary both announced they will re-open in the Fall. What’s their plan for keeping students safe? And will higher education be forever changed?

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Cycle of Life

Cyclists are taking to the streets in unprecedented numbers, and CO2 emissions are down. Is this a silver lining to the pandemic, or just a fad?

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Replay: Future Farming of America

Does “genetic modification” scare you? We get to the root of it and explore hemp as the new cash crop.

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Wearing Down The Appalachian Trail

Not all Americans have been welcomed to enjoy the great outdoors. A discussion on the racist past of America’s national parks, plus the overlooked history of the Appalachian Trail.

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The Future is Now

How should humans live in a world where AI systems are deciding issues ranging from medical treatment, electricity, prison sentences, and public assistance?

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Redlining and Reparations

The homeownership gap between whites and African Americans has exploded since the housing bust. It’s now wider than it was during the Jim Crow era.

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Stirring the Pot

Home canning was always more than just necessity–a look back at history reveals the pride and creativity that went into stocking a pantry.

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Emoji Evidence

Be warned: everything you say on Facebook can and will be used against you in a court of law! A look at how courts handle digital evidence like social media posts and text messages.

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Science Out in the World

There’s a lot to learn in science class: the periodic table, the stages of a butterfly, but also … how to be an American citizen.

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Friendsgiving

For many, the Thanksgiving holidays are a time to gather with your biological relatives. But what if you don’t have the traditional, Norman-Rockwell family?

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Stories to Tell in the Dark

A yellow-eyed witch who sucks the life from unknowing strangers; fish-obsessed ghosts who lure lone men to a watery death; and ghosts who call out in the voice of a loved-one, sealing a murderous fate. This week’s episode brings haunted stories for Halloween.

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