KQED

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KQED Public Radio 88.5 and 89.3 informs, educates and entertains listeners throughout the Bay Area, the state and beyond with a wide variety of news, public affairs and cultural affairs programming, composed of the best from National Public Radio, Public Radio International and the BBC. KQED is the most-listened-to public radio station in the country, reaching more than 745,000 listeners each week. KQED Public Radio began broadcasting its 24-hour news and information program service over KQEI-FM North Highlands/Sacramento 89.3FM on May 12, 2003.

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KPCC, KQED, KPLU and Oregon Public Broadcasting have interviewed dozens of potential voters younger than 30 and talked with them about politics, government and the future of the country.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Nov 04, 2012
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"Love in the Digital Age" explores the way we connect today, how technology changes the way we experience love, friendship and intimacy.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Apr 13, 2016
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54 Pieces

KQED's QUEST is a new multimedia series about the people behind San Francisco Bay Area science and environmental issues and how their work is changing the way we live. Do you know what is in your own backyard?

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2007
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QUEST investigates coal, the most plentiful–yet dirtiest–fossil fuel in America. Coal generates nearly half of all electricity nationwide. Yet with mounting new pollution regulations, health concerns and the rise of renewable energy, is America starting to turn against coal the way it slowly turned against tobacco? Find out with reports from four different states.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Sep 27, 2011
Caption: Aluminum cans await recycling., Credit: Kate Szrom/QUEST
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Once the hobby of a small number of environmentalists, recycling is now a multi-billion dollar industry. Here is a look at how changing economic times affect four states' efforts to deal with waste.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Aug 09, 2011
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An in-depth study of how well California is doing at teaching English to children.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Aug 03, 2006

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From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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Burning Man Meets Clean Tech

  • Added: Sep 21, 2007
  • Length: 05:47
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No great whites here, but the SF Bay is teeming with 5 species of sharks.

  • Added: Aug 31, 2007
  • Length: 05:47
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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NASA is sponsoring a technology contest to revolutionize small planes -- and it's open to the general public.

Bought by NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Aug 24, 2007
  • Length: 05:47
  • Purchases: 1
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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The quest to extend lifespan, and ''healthspan'' to 100 years and beyond.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2007
  • Length: 05:46
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Is desalination the solution to the California's chronic water woes?

  • Added: Aug 17, 2007
  • Length: 05:47
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A report from the frontlines of D.I.Y eco-plumbing.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2007
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
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As Chevron hatches expansion plans for one of California's largest oil refineries, Richmond's Green Party mayor considers the future of her city, a...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Jul 23, 2007
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientists use MRIs to study the neurology of shopping

Bought by KUOW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2007
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 2
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The promise -- and perils? -- of municipal wifi

  • Added: Jul 23, 2007
  • Length: 05:48
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A report from the frontlines of D.I.Y eco-plumbing.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2007
  • Length: 05:53