First Take with Lando and Chavis

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Weekday mornings from 6 to 9am, Carlos Lando and Steve Chavis bring you Community, Culture and Music on First Take with Lando and Chavis. A blend of music, news and community-oriented programming, tuning in to First Take is the right way to start your day. Lando's "Stories of Standards" feature examines a jazz standard or a tune from the Great American Songbook each week. Stories of composers, lyricists, performers, and songs. On Wednesdays, Steve hosts Eats and Beats, a segment related to food, restaurants, chefs and all things gastronomic. Tune in!

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News
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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News
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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News
1:13 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Online Feature Rates Users' Colorado-ness

Jerilyn Forsythe, Digital Associate Editor at 5280 magazine, shares on First Take about an online feature dubbed  "Colorado Bucket List" that allows participants to determine just how Colorado they are and to share their Colorado-ness rating on social media.

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Eats & Beats
3:24 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Eats & Beats: A Ramen Rescue

Ramen turned into pork lo mein
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A new study reported at WebMD.com says America's youth may be eating too much pizza (or just not the right kind of pizza).  So what's a college student to do?!  Ramen noodles to rescue, say KUVO interns Cindy Howard and Ryan Mecillas.

It's about the things you add, says Howard (CU-Boulder).  "When we're using the regular ramen noodles we will add some basil, some chicken, some vegetables, carrots, sprouts. We'll make it like a pho" (the Vietnamese noodle dish).

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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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