First Take

News
1:47 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

I-News "Untreated: In Jails, Steep Costs for Mental Illnesses"

Credit Joe Mahoney / I-News Network

I-News Network investigative reporter Kristin Jones visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to discuss her series of reports on the costs of failing to treat mental illness in Colorado. 

  

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Arts and Culture
1:16 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

CSO's Litton on Gershwin, Porgy & Bess

Credit Steve J. Sherman/www.andrewlitton.com

Colorado Symphony Orchestra music director Andrew Litton visited "Take Note" with Susan Gatschet Reese to preview their weekend performances of the Gershwin opera Porgy & Bess.

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News
10:54 am
Wed May 14, 2014

5 Pts week: RTD Director Deadwyler talks construction

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In an occasional report to the community, RTD Director for District B Barbara Deadwyler visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis."  She updated progress on I-225 corridor and Peoria Crossing (pictured).

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News
4:17 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Union Station opens: "a rider experience"

RTD general manager Phil Washington
Credit George Peck / KUVO

Before it closed permanently over the weekend, Denver's Market Street Station was at capacity.  But the mass transit passenger load is still growing through downtown Denver.  Everything came together at the right time to build an entirely new transit hub at Union Station.  "We're trying to enhance the rider experience," said Phil Washington, general manager of the Regional Transportation District.  The new underground concourse was gleaming.

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News
3:56 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Coming Back with Wes Moore: up close and really personal

Best-selling author Wes Moore served in Afghanistan in 2005 and 2006.   "I was luckier than some.  I had a job waiting, but I had my own transition issues," Moore said.  He visited Colorado Springs in early May to screen his three-part PBS series "Coming Back with Wes Moore."

The series tells the story of Wes Moore's search for answers to some of the most difficult questions related to returning from war.  The series introduces viewers to several returning vets as they attempt to reintegrate back into society, establish new identities, and - for many - find a new mission.

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