Station Stories

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    WTVP's Boxcar People Shares The Story of Galesburg's Mexican Railroad Families

    WTVP, public media for Central Illinois, broadcasted the premier of Boxcar People, a documentary that tells the story of Mexican workers recruited in the early 1900s to work the railroads in Galesburg, Illinois.

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    New Mexico PBS Provides An In-Depth Look at the Inspiration, Challenges and Processes of Local Artists

    For over 20 years, New Mexico PBS's weekly art series ¡COLORES! has explored the arts, music, history and culture of New Mexico and the southwest.

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    Retiring Idaho Public TV General Manager Honored By State Senate and House

    Peter Morrill, Idaho Public Television's General Manager, announced in late March that he will be retiring from his leadership role at the station.

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    Nashville Public Television Creates Awareness Surrounding Children's Health Issues

    Nashville Public Television (NPT) addresses one of Tennessee's biggest problems that impacts the heart of the community: children's health. NPT's Children's Health Crisis project is a three-year initiative built around a series of seven documentaries on the state of children's health in Tennessee.

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    Nashville Public Television's Next Door Neighbors Explores Local Diversity

    Nashville Public Television's award winning Next Door Neighbors series looks at Nashville??s status as a new destination city for refugees and immigrants, and explores the rich diversity of people now calling Nashville home.

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    WGBH Receives FCC's Accessibility Innovation Award

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

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    Experience Michiana. It's a hit!

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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