North Country
11:28 am
Sun April 8, 2012

Health Consortium Plans Summit to Tackle Coos Problems

 

The North Country Health Consortium in Littleton has scheduled a June summit to tackle some of the health problems in Coos County noted in a recent study.

The University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute study released last week evaluated the health of individual counties nationwide.

The study has been done for the last three years. Each time Coos was ranked last in the state.

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EarthTalk
12:00 am
Sun April 8, 2012

How Do Dams Hurt Rivers?

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EarthTalk®
E - The Environmental Magazine

Dear EarthTalk: How is it that dams actually hurt rivers?-- Missy Davenport, Boulder, CO

Dams are a symbol of human ingenuity and engineering prowess—controlling the flow of a wild rushing river is no small feat. But in this day and age of environmental awareness, more and more people are questioning whether generating a little hydroelectric power is worth destroying riparian ecosystems from their headwaters in the mountains to their mouths at the ocean and beyond.

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EarthTalk
12:00 am
Sun April 8, 2012

Fuel Efficient Car Choices for 2012

Mitsubishi, Toyota, General Motors

EarthTalk®
E - The Environmental Magazine

Dear EarthTalk: Which are the most fuel-efficient hybrid and/or all-electric cars available to consumers today (just the affordable ones, please!)? -- Jack Madison, Chicago, IL

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The Moth Radio Hour
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 405

May 19 at 4 p.m.

George Dawes Green: A matriarch goes to war when her family plantation is slated to be turned into a theme park.

Edgar Oliver: The genesis story of a true bohemian: two children, one spectacularly eccentric mother, and Savannah, Georgia.

Ted Conover: A guard at Sing Sing is intrigued by a prisoner's unusual tattoo.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

The Moth Radio Hour
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 404

Aimee Mullins: An award-winning athlete, artist and double amputee describes her relationship with her prosthetic legs.

Sirdeaner Walke: A mother speaks of her son's suicide after he was bullied at school.

Ed Koch: An anti-semetic platoon leader is taken to task at a WWII basic training camp.

Axel Gutierrez, Tayana Robinson, Alexis Garcia: Three teenagers from grace King High School in New Orleans share their stories on the theme Prejudice and Power.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

The Moth Radio Hour
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 403

Phil Caputo: Journalist gives details of being a rookie reporter and then a seasoned war correspondent.

Ophira Eisenberg: A little girl gets The Barbie Dream House after a terrible car wreck.

Carlos Kotkin: An undesirable poodle named Coco is reluctantly rescued from an animal shelter.

Tricia Rose Burt: A Southern overachiever attempts to loosen up in a drawing class.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

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The Moth Radio Hour - April 28
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 402

Steve Burns: The star of the show Blue's Clues is publicized as an eligible bachelor, attracting  a whole new set of fans.

Fathia Absie: A young Somali woman immigrates to the US, and battles to keep her sister out of trouble.

Cindy Chupak: Executive Producer/Writer of Sex in the City discloses how she handles finding out the her husband thinks he might be gay.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

The Moth Radio Hour
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 401

The Moth Radio Hour for April, 21.

Andrew Solomon: A writer discovers an artistic community thriving in post-Taliban Afghanistan.

Judy Gold: A comedian starts to appreciate the rituals of her faith, after the death of her father.

Reverend Al Sharpton: After being stabbed in the chest, the reverend must put the doctrine of "Forgive Thine Enemy" to the test.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

The Moth Radio Hour
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

The Moth Radio Hour 305

The Moth Radio Hour for April 14:

Jonathan Ames: A college fencer details his most epic match.

Audrey Pleasant: A wallflower teaches herself the slide and ends up in the spotlight.

David Carr: An addict risks devastating loss while visiting a crack house.

Christine Blackburn: A flight attendant contends with a passenger on his final flight.

James Foster: A good Samaritan regrets a seemingly good deed.

For more information, visit: www.themoth.org/radio

Music Interviews
4:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

Rosie Thomas: Restarting A Musical Life 'With Love'

Rosie Thomas' latest album is titled With Love.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sun April 8, 2012 5:32 pm

With Love is singer Rosie Thomas' first full-length album in four years, and she's experienced many ups and downs in that time. One of the downs was an injury: Her thyroid broke, causing her to take a hiatus from music.

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