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Weekly News Roundup

Oct 14, 2019

Nearly 700 miles Southeast of Colorado Springs in the boom or bust oil town of Tulsa, Oklahoma exists an effort to tackle mental illness, not with just therapists or pharmaceuticals, but four walls and a roof. On today’s episode, we talk to Gazette reporter Jakob Rodgers about the Mental Health Association...


Oct 7, 2019

Gen. Timothy Ray, the officer who oversees two-thirds of America’s nuclear arsenal, is seen by many to be the most likely candidate to replace Gen. David Goldfein next year as the service’s top general. On this week's episode, we sit down with senior military editor Tom Roeder who talked with Gen. Ray about aging...


Sep 30, 2019

Alex Eastman was just 18-years-old when he was diagnosed with a rare chronic kidney disease. 8 years later, he was still waiting for a kidney donor when a friend discovered she had a matching blood type to donate her spare kidney. On this week's episode, we talk to Gazette reporter Stephanie Earls about Alex and...


Sep 23, 2019

On his last ride on the mountain he loved, Tim Watkins set off on his bike for a steady climb of well-traveled Mount Herman Road. Three days after he went missing the search for him led to a shallow grave near the mouth of Limbaugh Canyon. Two years later, nothing’s been settled. Nothing’s been solved. On today’s...


Sep 16, 2019

In a division of the Cook County jail known as the Residential Treatment Unit, jailers are trained to act more like therapists than guards. On this week’s episode, we talk to Gazette reporter Rachel Riley, who traveled to Chicago to learn about the institution for people with mental health problems who’ve landed...