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    WGBH Receives FCC's Accessibility Innovation Award

    12/06/12

    WGBH's National Center for Accessible Media is one of the eight projects which will receive an Award for Advancement in Accessibility from FCC??s Chairman??s Julius Genachowski at the FCC headquarters ceremony on December 19, 2012.

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    Experience Michiana. It's a hit!

    12/05/12

    WNIT, public television for Northern Indiana and Southeast Lower Michigan, has a daily magazine-style series Experience Michiana that is becoming more and more popular every week.

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    Nine Academy's Digital Stories of Impact

    12/04/12

    The Nine Network of Public Media, serving the St-Louis region, offers digital storytelling training to individuals and organizations to help them tell and share their stories of impact.

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    Working on Wellness with WSKG

    11/28/12

    WSKG, public television for Binghamton, New York, is using its convening and communicating muscle to end childhood obesity. Childhood obesity is a sobering national epidemic that unfortunately has not spared the Southern Tier. Health officials are expressing concern with the link between childhood obesity and its relationship to the development of health related diseases, such as diabetes. With generous support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and The Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation, WSKG launched a Working on Wellness initiative (WoW) to work with existing health organizations

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    WEDU's Be More Awards Give Local Nonprofits the Support they Need

    11/07/12

    For the eighth consecutive year, WEDU, west central Florida??s primary PBS station, celebrates the best work from nonprofit organizations at the February 21, 2013 WEDU Be More Awards??? ceremony and luncheon ??? an event that has become known as the ???Academy Awards?? for Nonprofits.??

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    WLJT Focuses on Education with Countdown To Kindergarten

    11/07/12

    Some children and their parents come to kindergarten without any idea of what is expected. WLJT, public broadcaster for Tennessee, is tackling that problem with a step-by-step kindergarten ???how to?? in the event called Countdown To Kindergarten.

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    Southern Remedy: Mississippi Public Broadcasting's Flagship Wellness Show

    10/15/12

    Mississippi Public Broadcasting, based in Jackson, Mississippi, has an exciting community outreach project called Southern Remedy. The local program is Mississippi Public Broadcasting??s flagship wellness show dedicated to keeping Mississippians healthy.

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    Ozarks Public Television Celebrates Diversity with Small World - Big Picture

    10/12/12

    Ozarks Public Television, public television for Springfield, Missouri, has recently launched a new initiative called Small World ?? Big Picture. It??s a multi-faceted, multi-platform initiative focusing on the diversity of community and encouraging viewers to look closely at global issues and their connection to the local community.

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    New Western Reserve Public Media Program Shows Teens How to Launch a Business

    10/11/12

    Teens can discover how to launch a successful micro business in the new Western Reserve Public Media production Micro Business for Teens: Starting a Micro Business. Carol Topp, a Cincinnati-based certified public accountant, hosts the 90-minute program, which is based on her ???Micro Business for Teens?? book series.

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    Make Your Own Documentary with WHYY's Hamilton Commons

    10/11/12

    WHYY's Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons puts the power of media in the hands of anyone with a story to tell and helps Greater Philadelphians become discerning media consumers. Hamilton Commons offers training programs for students, educators and adults of all ages, providing hands-on instruction on how to produce documentaries, slideshows and more.

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    Academic Quizzing with PBS39's Scholastic Scrimmage

    10/04/12

    For over 36 years, PBS39, public television for eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey, has been producing Scholastic Scrimmage, the area??s most popular high school television show where students are quizzed about all academic disciplines.

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    Sistema TV Provides Puerto Rico with Local Educational Programs

    09/28/12

    Sistema TV, public television for Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, is the only PBS affiliate in the market. In collaboration with the Ana G. M?ndez University System, Sistema TV produces local educational programs about arts and culture, university sports, health and the environment. It also produces and airs over 10 hours of weekly public affairs programming.

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    Wyoming PBS Honors Outstanding Child Care Providers

    09/27/12

    Since 2008, Wyoming PBS has been honoring outstanding home childcare providers from around the state for their hard work and dedication to early childcare and learning.

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    WTJX Focuses on Obesity with the Eat Right, Exercise for Life Campaign

    09/25/12

    WTJX, based in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, has launched an Eat Right, Exercise for Life! Obesity Campaign to encourage all Virgin Islanders to incorporate healthy eating with daily exercise into their everyday routines.

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    Detroit Public Television's Great Lakes Now, a Groundbreaking Multi-Platform Citizenship Initiative

    09/20/12

    Detroit Public Television's groundbreaking initiative Great Lakes Now, provides unprecedented access to the largest gathering of scientists, political voices, educators, environmentalists, and interested groups ever assembled to discuss the future of the Great Lakes, the United States?? largest source of fresh water.

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