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3:04 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

Citizens pushing climate agenda

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What is the cost of a warming planet?  The non-partisan Citizens' Climate Lobby is trying to put a figure to that question.  Betsey House visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to discuss their grassroots campaign.

"Our mission it to train ordinary citizens in communicating with elected officials, the media and our communities about climate change and particularly about our proposal for a carbon fee and dividend."

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10:16 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Academia Strives to Resolve Doctor Shortage

Dr. Nicole Zehnder from University of Colorado School of Medicine visits First Take to talk about the high shortage of doctors and what academia is doing to resolve this issue.

Listen to the full interview below.

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9:45 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Local Entrepreneur Meets President

Silver Mine Subs founder Carolyn Reed (pictured at far left, bottom row at the State of the Union) visits First Take to share about her experience running seven shops across five states - which has led to her meeting with the president several times.

Carolyn also shares what is changing for small business owners at the federal level and her tips for running a successful enterprise.

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Jazz on Film
11:39 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Jazz on Film: So Square and So Hip

Jack Webb’s iconic character Joe Friday and program "Dragnet" forever fixed him as the no-nonsense, straight talking and ultra-square cultural figure firmly behind law and order and unmoved by societal changes in the 1950s and 60s. Yet few knew that Webb got his start as a late-night jazz DJ before moving to radio broadcasts and television. He is reputed to have had more than 6,000 jazz records, including everything done by Bix Beiderbecke as well as his love for the modern jazz of the 50s. His first wife was the actor-singer Julie London.

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2:32 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

After Ebola scare, back to flu basics

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(Sniff, sniff)  Yes, there's a bug going around.  State epidemiologist with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Lisa Miller visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" (at a safe distance, by telephone) with an update on the annual flu season.

"This year the (flu) outbreak started rather early, and we believe it peaked in late December, but there's still a lot of flu out there," said Miller.  But it's not all flu.

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