On the Next Community Conversations: Fighting for Healthy Foods

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You might think that in a small state with so many active farms, Rhode Islanders would have no problem getting fresh produce and healthy foods. Not so! Explore the reality of 'food deserts' on the next Community Conversations: Fighting for Healthy Foods.

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Rhode Island PBS Announces Host of 'High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island'

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After months of secrecy amid speculation by local media watchers, WSBE Rhode Island PBS President David W. Piccerelli today announced that award-winning television and Broadway actor John O'Hurley is the host of High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island.

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For 30 Years, It's Been 'A Lively Experiment'

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Since 1987, A Lively Experiment has provided incisive review of local politics in a fast-paced analysis of the week's political events by news makers and opinion leaders. On Friday, November 24 at 7 p.m., Rhode Island PBS celebrates its flagship program’s 30th anniversary with a special edition that brings together the show's former hosts to reminisce about their favorite moments.

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It's a Marathon Farewell to 'Anne of Green Gables'

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Rhode Island PBS is pleased to present a binge-worthy marathon of Anne of Green Gables episodes beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 25. Catch this final broadcast before the television rights expire!

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Penelope Keith At Her Majesty's Service

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Penelope Keith (To the Manor Born) takes viewers behind the scenes for a look at Queen Elizabeth's official royal residences and the fascinating titles and jobs that are part of palace life.

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'Canine Soldiers: The Militarization of Love' Explores Life-Saving Relationships of Soldier and Dog

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Military working dogs have become the most effective agents in detecting explosives and chemical weapons at home and abroad. The film crew follows soldiers and their companions from their rigorous training to their deployment, to learn what is involved to become a successful military working dog team.

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Teens and Tobacco Use: A Community Conversation

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Adolescents and young adults are picking up the addictive nicotine habit. In 2015, 25.3 percent of US high school youth currently used at least one tobacco product, e-cigarettes being the most common. The trends raise questions that Teens and Tobacco Use: A Community Conversation explores in a special televised program.

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Eight Teams Qualify for High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island

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By late Sunday afternoon, eight Rhode Island high school teams had emerged from “Super Sunday” as quarterfinal contestants on Rhode Island’s newest academic competition, High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island.

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Haunted RI: The Legends of Dolly Cole

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Haunted RI takes viewers to some legendary and some unfamiliar Rhode Island sites of reported paranormal activity. Hear from historians, folklorists, and eye witnesses. Inspect evidence, pictures, historical records, and newspaper archives. Experience the investigations with the team. See for yourself. You know you want to look...

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'Life and Lyrics' Explores the Power of Music through Personal Stories

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Music has the power to heal, influence, motivate, and educate. Music brings people together and creates a bond like nothing else can. In our new periodic series 'Life and Lyrics,' Lisa Purcell explores the power of music through personal stories.

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On the Next Community Conversations, 'The Future of Arts Education: What's at Stake?'

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To school districts facing bigger fiscal obligations and smaller budgets, arts programs may seem frivolous. But music, visual art, theater, and other creative programs help children develop important cognitive, fine motor, and social skills. What can we do to ensure public school students have these formative experiences?

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doubleFEATURE Kicks Off Season Two

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We can hardly believe it - Season Two of doubleFEATURE kicks off tomorrow night, Friday, September 22 at 8 p.m.

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'Mister Rogers and Me'

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Brothers Benjamin and Christofer Wagner share their deeply-personal journey that explores the roots of Mister Rogers' values, unmasks the forces acting against depth and simplicity, and helps them to develop the means to lead deeper, simpler lives.

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Meet Daniel Tiger at the Warwick Mall

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Daniel Tiger and Rhode Island PBS will be at the Warwick Mall on Saturday, September 23.

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Explore OUR TOWN: Smithfield on September 13

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Your neighbors and friends in Smithfield, RI, have been busy this summer! Watch the premiere of OUR TOWN: Smithfield September 13 at 7:30 p.m.

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