Martha Ann Overland

Martha Ann Overland appears in the following:

With A Leap Across Gender Norms, A Rising Ballet Star Looks To Rewrite Rules Of Dance

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Ballet student Ashton Edwards is the rare dancer who is expanding his repertoire and his craft by training to dance in en pointe shoes, once worn only by women.


He Designed A Smartwatch App To Help Stop His Dad's Nightmares

Sunday, December 06, 2020

Patrick Skluzacek suffered from PTSD-related nightmares that were ruining his life. His son, Tyler, created a smartwatch application to disrupt them. The app recently won FDA approval.


The Latest COVID-19 Shortage Is Canning Lids

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Looking for canning lids? There are none. Shelves are empty of canning supplies. It's reminiscent of the Great Canning Lid Shortage of 1975 when there were congressional hearings into the crisis.


Americans, Go Home: Canadians Track U.S. Boaters Sneaking Across The Border

Sunday, August 02, 2020

U.S. pleasure boats have been sneaking into Canada despite a border shutdown. A group of Canadian retirees is on the lookout for violators from the "petri dish" that is America.


DIY During Quarantine. What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Plenty

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Stay-at-home orders have inspired many people to take on do-it-yourself projects and tackle their own home repairs. But sometimes a toolbox and YouTube videos aren't enough to prevent disasters.


'Dear Stranger': Connecting People 1 Letter At A Time

Saturday, April 11, 2020

As the coronavirus forces people to keep their distance, a humanities program in Oregon brings residents together in an old-fashioned way.


'Let Us Stay In Touch With Those That We Love.' A Funeral Director's Lessons For Life

Saturday, April 04, 2020

Because we can not hug or stand close, the coronavirus has changed how we mourn those we've lost. Funeral director Norman J. Williams of Unity Funeral Parlors offers his thoughts about the living.


Animal Shelters Urge Humans Confined To Home By Coronavirus Outbreak To Adopt

Sunday, March 29, 2020

As states issue stay-at-home orders, animal shelters have had to close their doors. They're coming up with new ways to find homes as they brace for an onslaught of puppies and kittens.


'I Wanted To Do Something,' Says Mother Of 2 Who Is First To Test Coronavirus Vaccine

Saturday, March 21, 2020

The first woman to receive the experimental treatment says she was driven to volunteer for the Phase 1 trial out of a sense of helplessness.


Virtual Happy Hour Anyone? Working From Home But Keeping Connected

Sunday, March 15, 2020

How do you keep your office connected when people are working from home and practicing social distancing? One CEO is throwing virtual happy hours and online karaoke parties.


Mouse Hunt: Lab Races To Grow Mice For COVID-19 Research

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Coronavirus researchers need the right genetically engineered mice to test potential vaccines. But most of these mice have been on ice. One lab is breeding a new generation of mice to meet the demand.


Airport Workers Fear They're Unprotected From The Coronavirus

Sunday, March 01, 2020

Appeals for calm by the Trump administration and the CDC haven't done much to ease the worries of airport workers, who say they're on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak.


The Chicken Is Local, But Was It Happy? GPS Now Tells The Life Story Of Your Poultry

Sunday, February 24, 2019

GPS bracelets attached to chickens might soon allow you to know exactly how many steps your entrée took and what it ate.


Names Written In Blood And Rust: Documenting Syria's Disappeared

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Political prisoner Mansour Omari hid the names of fellow inmates, penned in makeshift ink, in the lining of his shirt. Now free, he tries to keep a promise to ensure the world does not forget them.271


What's A Song That Could Ruin Your Whole Day? Our Listeners Respond

Sunday, December 04, 2016

A Canadian police department jokingly said they'd punish drunk drivers by making them listen to Nickelback. That got us thinking: What song would you pick as punishment? We asked, you answered.


Army Corps Of Engineers Tells Pipeline Protesters To Leave Camp By Dec. 5

Friday, November 25, 2016

The agency on Friday ordered anyone in the encampments north of the Cannonball River in North Dakota to immediately leave. Anyone remaining on Corps-managed property risks arrest.


Wisconsin Agrees To Presidential Vote Recount At Third-Party Candidates' Requests

Friday, November 25, 2016

Jill Stein has demanded a recount in three states where the presidential election results were tight. Wisconsin has agreed and has until Dec. 13 to complete the recount.


Across The Country, Crowds March In Protest Against Trump's Victory

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

From New York to New Orleans to Seattle, frustrated voters have taken to the streets for largely peaceful protests. Several of the gatherings coalesced around Trump-owned properties.


Jury Awards Former Penn State Assistant Football Coach $7.3 Million

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Mike McQueary testified in the defamation case that he had reported seeing another former coach, Jerry Sandusky, abusing a boy. McQueary says he was fired in retaliation for helping investigators.


Keeping The Dead In Their Place

Friday, September 23, 2016

Unidentified coffins are a big problem in Louisiana, especially when they end up floating down flooded city streets.