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Reyna and Roberto on Finding Your Pride

10/22/2012
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This conversation came to us from Gozamos.com

Duration:00:06:24

Lee Crooks - The Voice of CTA

10/16/2012
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Every Chicagoan has heard and knows this voice: "Next Stop is Chicago. Doors open on the left." Yes, its the voice of Lee Crooks, and Vocalo intern Matt Brousseau met up with the man to talk about how he became the voice of CTA.

Teen Journalists on Facebook Peer Pressure

10/8/2012
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These stories come from The Mash teen journalists. The Mash is Chicagos teen-run newspaper.

Duration:00:06:03

Breaking Cirles

9/10/2012
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This story begins with a innocent basketball game and delves in why so many people leave Chicagos Englewood neighborhood.

How is Your Aquifer Doing?

8/31/2012
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Illinois State Water Survey called on all the communities in northeastern Illinois that draw their water from deep water wells (wells deeper than 500 feet) to measure their water levels.

Duration:00:05:48

The Power of Tarot

8/27/2012
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In this piece, which comes to us from Gozamos.com, Cristina Balderas foretells the future of Vocalos producer Sarah and explains the power of tarot. Listen and learn--but promise to use the it for good and never evil, okay?

Duration:00:13:15

What Is and Isn't In The Chicago River

8/20/2012
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John Quail, the director of Watershed Planning, talk about what Chicago river does and does not contain. This conversation comes from 4 Star History - our collaboration with Chicago History Museum and a monthly live talk show on Vocalo 89.5 FM

Navajo Band Battles Environmental Injustice

8/13/2012
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Members of Native American punk band Blackfire comment on the struggle of Native Americans against turning a sacred mountain near San Fransisco into a ski resort. This story comes from TruthOut.org.

Duration:00:06:54

Teens on Skins

8/6/2012
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Teen newspaper The Mash interviews teens and their opinion about the controversial MTV show Skins.

Duration:00:08:32

Immigrant Assimilation

7/31/2012
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In this piece, Y Press and Radio Arte collaborate on a story dealing with immigrant assimilation.

Drink Your Beer, Wash Your Car, Save Our Water

7/17/2012
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Lake Michigan is a hugely valuable resource for our region--we'relucky to have clean, fresh, and relatively cheap water available to us.

The Mark Bradford Project

7/9/2012
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Mark Bradford is an artist. He's known for abstract collage paintings that draw from his South Central Los Angeles surroundings. He's completing a yearlong residency with Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art. But, he's doing more than craft works to hang on gallery walls.

Growing Up In A Broken Home

6/25/2012
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This story comes from Violet Garcia who particiapted in Vocalos Storytelling Workshop.

Duration:00:07:54

Digging Up Family History

6/18/2012
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This story comes from Liz Greiwe, who participated in Vocalo Storytelling Workshop

Duration:00:06:42

Lady Parts and Legislative Bodies with Jennifer Patino

6/11/2012
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Planned Parenthood receives federal funding to make health care accessible and affordable to all women in the U.S. The funds help provide breast cancer screenings, pap smears, STD testing, and stuff like that.

I'm Sorry My Government Tortured You

3/19/2012
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Over the course of an interview, journalist Jason Leopold found himself apologizing to David Hicks, one of Guantanamos first detainees. This is the story behind a story published by Truth-out.org

Dario on Back 2 Reality

2/27/2012
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Donice and Darion are two talented young artists who have honed their crafts at Street-Level Youth Media. Darion on his three song series, Back 2 Reality