Best Local News podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends
 
Bloomberg Daybreak provides listeners with everything they need to know as they start their day. Hear breaking economic, business and market news, as well as global, national, and local news and sports. Karen Moskow and Bob Moon host.
 
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Up First
Daily
 
NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.
 
This is the Drunken Peasants podcast. Bringing you the latest in news, entertainment, politics from an altered perspective.
 
One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.
 
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Berlin Briefing
Daily
 
We browse local news stories (mostly reported in German) every weekday morning and report them back in a succinct five to ten minute audio summary. In English.
 
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The Briefing Room
Monthly+
 
David Aaronovitch and a panel of experts and insiders present in-depth explainers on big issues in the news
 
Chris Hayes delivers the biggest news and political stories of the day with a commitment to in-depth reporting that consistently seeks to hold our leaders accountable for their actions. Join him as he has brings the nation’s officials, legislators, policymakers, and local activists to the table to address key issues affecting communities across America.
 
Join Helen Lewis and Stephen Bush for the weekly New Statesman podcast, covering Jeremy Corbyn, Donald Trump and everything in between. New episodes every Thursday.
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
Giving you the rundown of everything that happened this weekend from Santa Barbara to San Diego so you can win your Monday.
 
Host Doug Henwood covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global.
 
We tried their way. We tried apologies, capitulation, and shame. Now it's time for them to try something: GET OFF MY LAWN.
 
Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.
 
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WBEZ's Worldview
Weekly+
 
WBEZ's global affairs program. Featuring in-depth conversations about international issues and their local impact. Also, foreign film reviews and human rights commentaries. Hosted by Jerome McDonnell. This podcast is free, in mp3, and updated weekdays.
 
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s podcast to break monopoly power.
 
The Guardian's political editor Heather Stewart and political correspondent Jessica Elgot are joined every week by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the biggest stories in politics.
 
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Jacaranda FM News
Daily+
 
The Jacaranda FM News team is based in Gauteng – but covers local and international news of the day, providing the latest developments online and on-air. News bulletins run from 5am to 7pm weekdays, and from 7am to 6pm on weekends and public holidays. Tune into Jacaranda FM, or log on to www.jacarandafm.com, for the news you need to know.. now.
 
Radio Spaetkauf is Berlin's English-language podcast, keeping international residents informed about local politics, public transport, urban development, culture, bicycles and bars. The podcast is recorded live each month, and is presented by a rotating cast of hosts including Joel Dullroy, Maisie Hitchcock, Jöran Mandik and Daniel Stern. Radio Spaetkauf has been on air since 2012. Got some feedback about our show? Want to get involved in the production? Drop us an e-mail: hallo@radiospaetka ...
 
NBC's "Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist" provides sharp, conversational coverage of the day's news, along with in-depth profiles of the people and ideas shaping our culture. In his “Sunday Sitdowns,” Geist chats with some of the biggest names in news and pop culture, from actors and musicians to presidents and CEOs, about the stories behind their success. This podcast features the full, unedited versions of those conversations for an even deeper look at the names in the headlines. "Sunday TODA ...
 
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The Phileas Club
Monthly
 
World news, the "not boring" way: get the news at the source!People from around the world tell you what has been making the news in their country, both locally and internationally. Heated arguments and silly discussions ensue... The Phileas Club is a show about different cultures and opinions coming together and talking it out.
 
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WNYC News
Daily+
 
The latest articles from WNYC News
 
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Red State Update
Weekly
 
Trump-hating rednecks Jackie Broyles and Dunlap yell about the news from a bunker underneath Jackie's Market in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. News and analysis, fake local sponsors, dispirited Trump-bashing-- If you like sophisticated satire, nuanced political humor, and redneck shitkicking hillbilly country comedy Hee-Haw moonshine outhouse Blue Collar donkey face, this is the podcast for you. I mean "y'all."
 
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The Local News
Weekly
 
Comedians Tommy Johnagin and Alex Stone host "The Local News", a podcast that gives you news stories that won't make you sad. And maybe make you laugh.
 
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Newshour
Daily
 
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
 
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FT Politics
Weekly
 
Discussion and analysis of UK politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Presented by Sebastian Payne.
 
The most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of local and world events to be found on morning radio happens from 6:00am to 9:00am every weekday on RNZ National.
 
We Are Libertarians helps you sound smarter while talking to your friends. Our goal is to help you understand national and local government as well as politics and policies from an independent point of view. We examine current events from a libertarian perspective while treating modern politics with all of the irreverence it deserves. We toss out the screaming heads, put people before political parties, and give context to the news to make you think. Our host is Chris Spangle, a fifteen year ...
 
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Free Thoughts
Weekly
 
A weekly show about politics and liberty, featuring conversations with top scholars, philosophers, historians, economists, and public policy experts. Hosted by Aaron Ross Powell and Trevor Burrus.
 
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Local Mouthful
Weekly
 
Talking shop with obsessed home cooks everywhere!
 
A series with a focus on Dáil Éireann, Seanad Éireann and committees of the Oireachtas. The series will also take a weekly look at Local Government activity in County and City Councils and the work of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
 
Taking listeners deep into the underlying issues and forces that shape our world.
 
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KQED’s Forum
Daily+
 
KQED’s live call-in program presents balanced discussions of local, state, national, and world issues as well as in-depth interviews with leading figures in politics, science, entertainment, and the arts.
 
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Displaced
Monthly+
 
The world is facing the largest displacement crisis since WWII as a number of humanitarian emergencies rage on. Grant Gordon and Ravi Gurumurthy from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) have in-depth conversations with leading humanitarians, foreign policymakers, and innovators to understand how they think about, and tackle these global crises. Produced by the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
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WBUR News
Daily+
 
Local news coverage from WBUR
 
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India Explained
Weekly
 
In a world of fake news, the real deal.
 
The Official Podcast of Devin Nunes. Paid for by Devin Nunes Campaign Committee.
 
The Brion McClanahan Show discusses the events of the day from a founding perspective.
 
A podcast from Washington Post Live, the newsroom’s live journalism platform, where top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices discuss the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post’s newsroom to life on stage.
 
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Gem City Podcast
Weekly+
 
Gem City Podcast is the first podcast that is all about Dayton! Bi-weekly episodes will highlight and discuss local news topics including business, politics, art, events, and other headlines from Dayton, Ohio. Each episode will feature one or more local guest hosts who will help us examine what is happening in our community. Our target audience is anyone that is interested in keeping up with local topics presented by local Daytonians. Listeners should expect to hear about important business ...
 
KPBS' daily news podcast covering local politics, education, health, environment, the border and more. New episodes are ready weekday mornings so you can listen on your morning commute.
 
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LA Podcast
Weekly
 
A news podcast for people who live in Los Angeles. Hosted by Hayes Davenport, Scott Frazier, and Curbed's Alissa Walker.
 
From politics to local news to opinion and even smack talk, you haven't really heard the news until you've heard JayMac's take on the news.
 
CBS2 News for Connected Home Devices
 
Is it best that our food is Local and Organic or Big and Conventional? Our view is “Both, and..” We don’t come to the table with a bias, except that good farming like good food comes in all shapes and sizes. Farm to Table Talk explores issues and the growing interest in the story of how and where the food on our tables is produced, processed and marketed. The host, Rodger Wasson is a food and agriculture veteran. Although he was the first of his family to leave the grain and livestock farm a ...
 
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Locked On NBA
Daily
 
Your daily NBA podcast giving you all the news, updates and analysis in 30 minutes from the hosts of the Locked on Podcast Network. Highlighted by the guest Ben Golliver of the Washington Post, Sam Amick of the Athletic, plus Josh Lloyd's Monday show of local experts on the biggest stories with the hosts of the Locked on Podcast Network.
 
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. Host Kai Ryssdal and our team of reporters bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. Airing each weekday evening on your local public radio station or on-demand anytime, Marketplace is your liaison between economics and life. Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal is part of the Marketplace portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting nationwide, which a ...
 
Helping Local Small Business Owners like handymen, cleaners, landscapers, painters, tradesman, dog groomers, franchisees, pool cleaners, & other service based or brick and mortar business owners earn a 6 figure income. So if you are already working 60, 70 hours a week and still struggle to grow your small business, busting your butt each day to serve your communities and wanting more financial freedom, this show is for you. My mission is to help you earn an awesome income! Each week we discu ...
 
Daily news, weather and sports updates at 8am and 5pm from CBS2 in Los Angeles
 
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Utah's Noon News
Daily+
 
During your lunch break, catch up on the day's national and local news. We also give you traffic and weather every 10 minutes on the 9's as you commute around the Wasatch front.
 
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San Diego News Matters is KPBS' weekday news podcast. KPBS covers politics, education, health, environment, the border and more on podcast, radio (89.5FM), TV and online at kpbs.org.
 
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Sen. Warren is the first major presidential candidate in a crowded Democratic field to call for impeachment proceedings against Trump.
 
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
 
NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most dominant athletes in the history of sports. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the basketball legend to talk about his success on and off the court, including his second act as a prolific businessman and analyst on “Inside the NBA.” Learn more about your ad choi ...…
 
Lucas Hnath's 2008 play "Hillary and Clinton" is billed as a comedy about the presidential race between a fictional "Hillary Clinton" and "Barack Obama," and it gets off to a promising start. Standing outside a glowing white box, Laurie Metcalf takes a hand-held microphone and explains that if the universe is infinite, then every event has happ ...…
 
The BJP gives an election ticket to Sadhiv Pragya, accused of terrorism and currently under trial. We discuss
 
Prosecutors in Sudan say former president Omar al-Bashir is being investigated for money laundering after a hoard of cash was allegedly found hidden in sacks at his home. Also: Teenage migrants make the dangerous crossing from Morocco to Spain, and a Japanese man has become the first blind sailor to cross the Pacific Ocean – six years after bei ...…
 
It’s not easy being an undercover cop in a county with just 40,000 people. But drugs were making it hard for Bucky Culbertson to run his business, so now he makes his business getting rid of drugs. Subscribe to The Uncertain Hour wherever you get your podcasts.
 
A three-day referendum is under way in Egypt which is expected to consolidate President Sisi's grip on power. Also on the programme: the first blind person to sail across the Pacific; and the father of one of the victims of the Columbine High School massacre 20 years ago.(Photo: Banner in central Cairo urging Egyptians to "say yes to the consti ...…
 
Egyptians are voting in a three-day referendum could consolidate President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's grip on power. Also in the programme: We hear from a sailor who has made history as the first blind person to sail a yacht across the Pacific Ocean.And how did the bees living on Notre-Dame cathedral roof survive the blaze? We speak to one of the b ...…
 
Fed up with government inaction, young people start rebuilding Mosul on their own. But in post-ISIS Iraq, volunteering can quickly become an act of rebellion. We're sharing a bonus episode of NPR's Rough Translation.
 
We're told a lot about a young, dead man's family in the talky first 20 minutes of Lanford Wilson's 1987 play "Burn This," now at the Hudson Theatre. It's easy during that time to let your mind wander and think of other things. And then the man's brother Pale explodes onto the stage, embodied by the actor Adam Driver, and grabs your attention. ...…
 
The ill-fated lovers of the ancient Greek myth Orpheus and Eurydice are at the center of the new Broadway musical "Hadestown." They live in a 1930s New Orleans-flavored neverland that is trudging through an endless winter: Hades (a gravel-voiced Patrick Page), the ruler of the underworld, is keeping his wife Persephone (Amber Gray) to himself. ...…
 
Westminster is in recess, but campaigning has begun for the unexpected European Parliament elections on May 23. Will the Brexit party and TIGs surpass the two main established parties? Why have the Remain parties failed to co-ordinate? And will turnout be crucial? Plus, we discuss Sajid Javid's speech on crime and how the home secretary is usin ...…
 
Local journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead while standing behind a police vehicle in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Also in the programme: Warlord Khalifa Haftar’s assault on Tripoli, Libya; and 13 die in South Africa at a church after a wall collapses. (Picture: Police on Friday attend the scene of a shooting of journalist Lyra McKee who was ki ...…
 
David and Louise Turpin have been sentenced to life in prison by a California court for shackling, starving and abusing 12 of their 13 children for years. Also: Ukraine's presidential candidates trade insults at a stadium debate, and Paris marks Good Friday in the wake of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire.…
 
Unrivaled’s Alex Kirry joins me to give you an update on everything sports-ball related. Jay Mcfarland hosts KSL News Radio’s JayMac News Show. He also hosts a fictional podcast called Hosts of Eden. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Don’t forget to review and subscribe to the JayMac Mac News Show pod ...…
 
Utah Senator Mitt Romney wrote a scathing response to President Donald Trump and the Mueller report. Jay Mcfarland hosts KSL News Radio’s JayMac News Show. He also hosts a fictional podcast called Hosts of Eden. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Don’t forget to review and subscribe to the JayMac Mac N ...…
 
The store is actually on back order since it began printing paperback versions of the 448-page report.
 
Did you know that seasonal migraines are a real thing? That’s what Cynthia Armand, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Associate Fellowship Director at Montefiore Headache Center, says. How can you combat seasonal migraines? Tune in to find out. Jay Mcfarland hosts KSL News Radio’s JayMac News Show. He al ...…
 
A week-long program during school vacation week is teaching young people of color about the history of hip-hop and how it's shaped and influenced culture.
 
Shots rang out as police officers gunned down a suspect during a pursuit in Salt Lake City. That footage was released, and it is disturbing. We’re getting a better view of what happened as a suspect was shot by several officers after he led them on a chase through Salt Lake City and South Salt Lake. During the final confrontation, you can hear ...…
 
In addition to growing a healthy food that people love, the California almond community is dedicated to producing an economically, environmentally and socially responsible crop for California (Sustainability). Recognizing their local role in California agriculture and global role as a powerhouse in almond production, they’re working to grow alm ...…
 
P.M. Edition for April 19th: Democrats subpoenaed for the full version of the Mueller report on Friday, a day after a redacted version was released to Congress and the public. The Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Hughes has more details. Plus, WSJ's Cameron McWhirter explains why invasive Asian carp are becoming a big problem for fishing tourism. ...…
 
The fight over the SHSAT, the test that determines admission to New York City’s specialized high schools, is often framed as a struggle between reformers who want to boost integration, and predominantly Asian families who want to preserve the status quo. But there's a diversity of opinions within the Asian-American community, and Asian New York ...…
 
As tech and finance businesses have loosened up their dress codes in recent years, one garment has ascended to near ubiquity: The Vest. Usually fleece, worn over casual business attire with a company logo on the right breast, the vest is a big part of the way business looks right now. Today, we look at why. Plus: Why T-Mobile wants in the banki ...…
 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced major renovations to the Salt Lake City Temple, and the surrounding grounds at Temple Square. The renovations will start at the end of December and will last four years.
 
A day before completing her doctorate at Harvard, social psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt was pushed against her car, handcuffed and arrested during a traffic stop. Eberhardt, a Stanford professor and MacArthur “genius” grant recipient, now consults with city police departments to address racial bias in everyday interactions. Her new book “Biase ...…
 
Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. The 'Central Park Jogger' Case, 30 Years Later (First) | Broadway's 'Hillary and Clinton' (Starts at 24:00) | David Brooks: 'Our Culture Equates Success with Love' (Starts at 42:00) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.…
 
Indian uncles love doing snake dances at Indian weddings. We explore
 
Amanda Chicago Lewis, columnist at Rolling Stone, talks about what industry leaders and experts think will be the future of cannabis legalization in the country. Plus, Karen Rouse, WNYC New Jersey reporter, on why New Jersey's efforts to legalize recreational marijuana have failed, at least for now, and what comes next.…
 
On Thursday, the Justice Department released a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s election interference and its possible collusion with the Trump campaign. The report, which found insufficient evidence of collusion, detailed ten instances in which the president may have obstructed justice, but did not make a ...…
 
Jerrold Nadler, U.S. Representative and chair of the House Judiciary Committee, on why he subpoenaed the Justice Department for an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, as well as the underlying grand jury evidence and testimony.By wnycdigital@gmail.com (WNYC).
 
Susan Glasser, staff writer at The New Yorker who writes the weekly online "Letter from Trump’s Washington" column, and Ilya Marritz, WNYC reporter and host of the Trump, Inc. podcast at WNYC, offer analysis to the redacted Mueller report.By wnycdigital@gmail.com (WNYC).
 
On today’s show:Peru ex-President, Alan Garcia, dies by suicideWomen prisoners in Cook County Jail curate global film fest Director Mike... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By podcasts@chicagopublicradio.org (WBEZ Chicago).
 
Journalists discuss the challenges of reporting both here at home and in the world’s hot spots where members of the press risk their personal safety in order to get the story.
 
Ambassadors from two countries with disparate rankings on the press freedom index and a prominent free speech thought leader discuss the state of press freedom around the world and the opportunities and challenges ahead.
 
Reporters Without Borders reveals the findings of the 2019 World Press Freedom Index, measuring the degree of freedom that journalists and news organizations enjoy in more than 180 countries.
 
President Trump has said the Mueller report into Russian interfence in the twenty sixteen US presidential election contains totally untrue, fabricated statements. In a tweet, Mr Trump used colourful language to describe some contents of the document, which he said had been written by eighteen "angry Democrat Trump haters".Also in the programme, ...…
 
One way to reduce your footprint this Earth Day is by creating less trash. I’ve been living a zero waste lifestyle for the past three years. Here’s what I’ve learned. When people take on a new challenge, like running a marathon or becoming a vegetarian, they often find themselves changing their habits and routines. Zero waste is no different, a ...…
 
A pilot was killed when a small, twin-engine plane crashed Thursday evening during takeoff at Fullerton Municipal Airport. David and Louise Turpin, the parents in the "House of Horrors" in Riverside County, will face a judge tomorrow when both are sentenced for abusing and imprisoning 12 of their 13 children.…
 
In light of the release of the Mueller report (with redactions), Tom Steyer, Democratic party donor, activist and founder of the groups Need to Impeach and Next Gen America, talks about why he thinks President Trump should be impeached.By wnycdigital@gmail.com (WNYC).
 
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