Congress Boosts Public Media Funding

Today, Congress approved increased federal funding for public media, which will strengthen more than 1,500 local public radio and television stations across the country. The
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‘Wyoming Stories’ Finds The Pixels In The Big Picture Of History

December 12, 2013 · This story was originally published on the This Is NPR blog on December 6, 2013. Every Friday on Morning Edition, we are touched by the very
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How Public TV Helped Illinois Tornado Relief

December 5, 2013 · After 24 tornadoes ripped through Central Illinois on November 17, 2013, public TV acted quickly to lend a hand to neighbors in need. WTVP, the
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Public Television Honors Veterans

November 11, 2013 · Today, we salute those who have served and sacrificed, our nation’s veterans. Everyone has someone in their life that has served in the armed forces.
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Sesame Street Celebrates 44 Years of Success

November 10, 2013 · Forty-four years ago today, Gordon took a girl named Sally on a tour of Sesame Street. Gordon introduced Sally and public television viewers to Sesame
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PBS Kids Adds Peg + Cat to Teach Kids Math

October 18, 2013 · Peg + Cat Opening Sequence. Video credit: Idaho PTV What does Peg + Cat equal? It equals girls and boys who are good at math!
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Bill Nye the Science Guy on DWTS Reminds Us Why PBS Rules

October 3, 2013 ·   Video: Bill Nye the Science Guy and partner Tyne Stecklein dancing to “Weird Science” on the first episode of DWTS. This week, Dancing with
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How Public TV Keeps Us Safe During Emergencies

September 20, 2013 ·   Twelve years ago we experienced one of the greatest tragedies on American soil, the attacks of September 11th. We learned many lessons from 9/11.
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Public Television Stations Share Local March on Washington Stories

August 29, 2013 · This week, our nation honors the 50th anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a key event in the Civil
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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Public Television

August 8, 2013 · 1. Over the course of a year, nearly 79% of all U.S. television households – and 200 million people – watch PBS. Americans also stream
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Public Television Prevents the Summer Slide

June 18, 2013 · School may be out for the summer but parents and caregivers are working to ensure their kids don’t fall victim to the summer slide, a
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