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Next week, meet some of the people fighting the opioid crisis here in Georgia, explore the barrier islands with View Finders and much more. Take a look at what’s coming up!

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Every 11 minutes, someone in America dies of an opioid overdose. Crisis of Substance takes an unfiltered look at the battle against substance abuse through the lens of Georgians battling active addiction, recovery and those dedicated to fighting a crisis that is overwhelming the nation. A series of moving stories, each profiling a different community, showcases the ubiquity of the endemic.

The year is 2013, in the waters of Belize and Guatemala. A desperate fisherman guns his small boat into the open ocean in search of fish. With engine trouble, the fisherman peers over the side of his boat. Below is an uncharted, massive crown of rocks and corals, teeming with life. The discovery marks a new chapter in understanding corals and fish that need each other and in saving reefs globally.

Can the U.S. reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and avoid the biggest impacts of climate change? Experts say it can be done. Here’s the technology that could get us there.

Photographers Chris Greer and Paul Daniel explore Wassaw and Blackbeard Islands where they learn about the beauty and ecological significance of the barrier islands.

Historian Kate Williams explores more scandalous and shocking stories about the residences of the British monarchy. Guiding the viewer through the art, architecture and recent events are specialist historians, royal commentators and ex-royal staff members who share the behind-the-scenes palace stories that have shaped the modern royal family.

Atlanta's Gringo Star joins the Peach Jam podcast this week. The very definition of a working band, they have been grinding it out for years: traveling in their van, making records and playing shows whenever and wherever they can get them. Gringo Star's home base is Atlanta, they're featured on the 2023 Shaky Knees lineup, but they have also found a lot of success overseas.

Peach Jam features stories and songs recorded live in our GPB studios from a variety of incredibly talented and diverse bands and artists who call the Peach State home. Listen and subscribe.

Barbecue sauce is a great unifier. It brings together families and loved ones for cookouts and tailgates. On this week’s A Fork in the Road podcast, we travel to Macon, Georgia to Mrs. Griffin's Barbecue Sauce which has been doing exactly that for close to 90 years. 

You can listen and subscribe at GPB.org/ForkInTheRoadPodcast or wherever you get your podcasts. Each week host David Zelski brings you the personal stories from the farmers, fishermen, merchants, artisans, chefs and others who help provide Georgia-grown products to folks in the Peach State and beyond. 

The DeKalb County medical examiner has released the results of the official autopsy for Manuel Paez Teran, the activist killed during a law enforcement raid in January in the South Atlanta forest. The official DeKalb autopsy report revealed Paez Teran suffered at least 57 gunshot wounds. An independent autopsy commissioned by the family only recorded 14. That and more this week on the Georgia Today podcast. Listen and Subscribe.

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Hope Street
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Marie Antoinette
Stream every episode of this new series as independent and feminist Marie Antoinette tries to recreate Versailles in her image under pressure to continue the Bourbon line and secure the Franco-Austrian alliance.

An undercover agent is on a mission to disrupt business for the Calabrian crime families in this story of drugs, corruption, deceit and murder. From Walter Presents, in Italian with English subtitles.

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