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
2:32 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Summer school for principals

Summer school for principals is just par for the course - a new, intense course of principal training. This week, Denver Public Schools is using its part of a $75 million grant from The Wallace Foundation to prepare new administrators for the "principal pipeline."

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First Take
2:55 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Leon Kelly: dean of Denver's gang interventionists

In the two decades since Denver's "summer of violence," the Rev. Leon Kelly has counseled thousands of youth on track to the jail or death that gang life promises. His "death book" now lists 996 names. He remembers them all.

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