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Weekly News Roundup

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...

Sep 9, 2019

People with mental health concerns often turn first to a faith leader, according to the American Psychiatric Association Foundation. But the faith-based community of Colorado Springs is divided on whether religion hurts more than it helps when it comes to mental illness. On today’s episode, we talk to gazette...

Sep 2, 2019

It's football season. On this week's episode, we talk to Gazette preps editor Lindsey Smith about coverage strategies, star players and what to watch for this fall.

Produced by Katie Klann, Colorado Springs Gazette

Reporting by Lindsey Smith, Colorado Springs Gazette

Music: Let That Sink In by Lee Rosevere