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Traffic on a hazy evening in Fresno, Calif. A new study estimates that about 50,000 lives could be saved each year if the U.S. eliminated small particles of pollution that are released from the tailpipes of cars and trucks, among other sources.
Gary Kazanjian
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Burning oil, coal and other fossil fuels releases plumes of tiny, dangerous particles. A new study estimates that eliminating that pollution would save about 50,000 lives in the U.S. each year.
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With <em>Roe v. Wade</em> primed to be overruled, people seeking abortions could soon face new barriers in many states. Researcher Diana Greene Foster documented what happens when someone is denied an abortion in The Turnaway Study.
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The Turnaway Study followed nearly 1,000 women who sought abortions, interviewing them regularly for years to understand the impact on their mental and financial wellbeing.
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Playwright Sanaz Toossi just won a major playwrighting award for her first produced play.
Zack DeZon
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Playwrights Horizons
Sanaz Toossi is having a moment – her first production ever, English, just won a Lucille Lortel award for outstanding new off-Broadway play, and Wish You Were Here opened last week.
The WCBE Podcast Experience
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Janis Ian headlines this edition of Music Journeys, and we revisit our interview with Tom Rush since the two music legends have a concert coming up in Columbus May 18th at the Southern Theatre.
CCS Summer Experience 2022 Registration is now open!
May 26 - June 19, 2022, Thursdays-Sundays, 8pm at the Schiller Park Amphitheatre
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