KGNU Morning Magazine Podcast

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Features and Stories from KGNU's Morning Magazine, which is airs weekdays 8-8:30am.KGNU is an independent, listener supported community radio station, broadcasting in Boulder, Denver and beyond since 1978. More at https://news.kgnu.org

Morning Magazine Podcast Wednesday April 14, 2021
Yesterday at 3:50 PM

We get an update on COVID-19 in Boulder from last night’s city council meeting. Then, we debut a new series featuring chance encounters around Boulder with […]


Morning Magazine Podcast Tuesday April 13, 2021
Last Tuesday at 5:58 PM

We attend the Mom’s and Students Demand Action gun violence prevention event that took place in Boulder yesterday. Then, we hear from local activists taking part […]


Morning Magazine Podcast Monday April 12, 2021
Last Monday at 4:51 PM

We hear part of a CWA panel on gun control in advance of a “Road Trip for Background Checks” event happening in Boulder today. Then, the […]


Morning Magazine Podcast Friday April 9, 2021
Last Friday at 5:32 PM

The head of Boulder’s Chamber of Commerce discusses what 2021 might bring for local businesses followed by an interview with John Nichols, a national affairs writer […]


Morning Magazine Podcast Thursday April 8, 2021
04/08/2021

Local United Airlines workers respond to news the company plans to subcontract its catering despite receiving a multibillion-dollar federal bailout. Then, a report on food assistance […]


Morning Magazine Podcast Wednesday April 7, 2021
04/07/2021

We get a report on the last night’s discussion at Boulder City Council addressing legislation to reduce the state jail population. Then, we hear about the […]


Morning Magazine Podcast Tuesday April 6, 2021
04/06/2021

Today, we look into tracking Coloraodo’s climate footprint with environmental groups pushing for expanded data collection. Then, we hear from Hondurans in Colorado calling on Congress […]


Morning Magazine Podcast Monday April 5, 2021
04/05/2021

Today’s topics include opposition to the Rocky Mountain Greenway Trail through Rocky Flats, remembrance of the victims of the Boulder King Sooper shooting, and a look […]


Morning Magazine Podcast Friday April 2, 2021
04/02/2021

We begin the show with a new Nature Almanac. Then, we check in with the Boulder Farmer’s Market in advance of their seasonal opening tomorrow. We […]


Morning Magazine Podcast Thursday April, 2021
04/01/2021

In today’s show we check in with health officials from Boulder County on the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out. Then we hear from KGNU’s new News and Public […]


Morning Magazine Podcast Wednesday March 31, 2021
03/31/2021

In today's show we'll hear about efforts to reform a police practice called "show-ups." Two regular Wednesday morning features, Make Them Hear You, and Naturally round out the show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-31.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Tuesday March 30, 2021
03/30/2021

In today's show, we hear about mental health difficulties many Americans are struggling with during the COVID 19 pandemic. Then we'll hear how women have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. A listener commentary on the recent mass shooting then, the comment line rounds out this morning's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-30.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Monday March 29, 2021
03/29/2021

In today's show, we hear from Richard Berk, professor of criminology at the University of Pennsylvania, who says that mass shootings are more likely to be about access to guns than mental illness. Then we hear from a community member on their thoughts on last Monday's shooting in Boulder.  Then a report on the Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery and cooperative on Boulder's Pearl Street Mall which is closing after 50 years. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-29.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through F...


Morning Magazine Podcast Friday March 26, 2021
03/26/2021

Today's show features a report on Grandmothers Against Gun Violence who say they won't give up fighting for a safer world. Then we hear how mental health improves with access to community support. Trends Diary rounds out this morning's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-26.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Thursday March 25, 2021
03/25/2021

Today's show features a report from a special Boulder City Council meeting and a vigil in downtown Boulder commemorating those who died in Monday's mass shooting. Then we hear an interview with a gun control policy analyst about treating gun violence as a public health issue. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-25.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Tuesday March 23, 2021
03/24/2021

Today's entire show focuses on Monday's mass shooting at the Boulder King Soopers store which left ten people dead. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-23.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Wednesday March 24, 2021
03/24/2021

In today's show, we get perspectives on gun control regulations. We hear from a constitutional law professor from CU as well as from Boulder Mayor Sam Weaver. Two regular Wednesday morning features, Make Them Hear You, and Naturally round out the show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-24.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Monday March 22, 2021
03/22/2021

In today's show, we'll hear how hundreds of people gathered in Denver over the weekend to denounce hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to stand in solidarity with AAPI communities in the wake of the recent deadly shootings in Atlanta. Then we hear about the "Meat Out" proclamation by Gov. Jared Polis, to encourage less meat consumption and how the ranching community reacted with their own "Meat In" day. Then we hear about the 90th-anniversary celebrations of the League of Women Voters of Boulder County which took place over the weekend. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com...


Morning Magazine Podcast Friday March 19, 2021
03/19/2021

In today's show, we hear about a lawsuit against the Boulder Police Dept. over the arrest of a Black man by an officer who has now left the police department. The Boulder County League of Women Voters celebrates its 90th anniversary this weekend. We hear about a new ski film opening this weekend. Trends Diary rounds out the show. https://objects-us-east-1.dream.io/kgnu-news/2021/03/MorningMagazine_2021-03-19EDIT.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Thursday March 18, 2021
03/18/2021

In today's show, we hear about a new lawsuit that accuses Colorado's air pollution regulator of rubber-stamping oil and gas permits. On Radio Nibbles, we hear about the Jamestown Mercantile as well as the latest food news from around the Front Range. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-18.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Wednesday March 10, 2021
03/17/2021

In today's show, we get a report from last night's Boulder City meeting where rising crime was the focus of the meeting. Then a report from the Western Slope about Rep. Lauren Boebert.  Two regular Wednesday morning features, Make Them Hear You and Naturally round out today's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-17.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Tuesday March 16, 2021
03/16/2021

In today's show, we'll speak with a CU math professor about vaccination priorities and what his modeling shows about reducing death from COVID-19. The comment line rounds out today's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-16.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Monday March 15, 2021
03/15/2021

In today's show, we'll get an update on snow closures and other weather-related issues. Then Shay Castle of Boulder Beat brings us an update on what's happening at Boulder City Council. Then, a report on the 15th annual Latino Advocacy Day happening today. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-15.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Friday March 12, 2021
03/12/2021

In today's show, we get an update from Boulder's Police Chief on investigations into last weekend's riot involving CU students. Then, a report from H2O radio on what's at the bottom of Lake Mead. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-12.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Thursday March 11, 2021
03/11/2021

In today's show, we hear from a local meteorologist about the process of forecasting extreme weather events like the upcoming snowstorm. A special extended Radio Nibbles with some food-related thank you gifts for our fund drive, rounds out today's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-11.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Wednesday March 10, 2021
03/10/2021

In today's show, we hear from a hospital chaplain who reflects on working with COVID-19 patients.  Two regular Wednesday morning features, Make Them Hear You and Naturally round out today's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-10.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Tuesday March 9, 2021
03/09/2021

In today's show, we hear from the Colorado Coalition of the Homeless who say those staying in homeless shelters should be prioritized for the COVID-19 vaccine. The comment line brings us listener comments. https://objects-us-east-1.dream.io/kgnu-news/2021/03/MorningMagazine_podcast_2021-03-09.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Monday March 8, 2021
03/08/2021

In today's show, we'll hear from a CU professor on how women have taken on more of the domestic workload during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then, a report on a non-profit that is working with women who are frontline workers to spread petals on International Women's Day. Then, we get reaction to the nomination of Deb Haaland as the first Native American woman to be appointed to head the Department of the Interior. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-08.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday...


Morning Magazine Podcast Friday March 5, 2021
03/05/2021

In today's show, we hear about nesting eagles in Boulder County on Nature's Almanac. Then a report on the Boulder County Commissioner's decision to put plans for a composting facility on hold. Then, several city buildings in Boulder will shine their lights tonight to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the first coronavirus lockdown. Trends Diary rounds out today's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-05.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Thursday March 4, 2021
03/04/2021

In today's show, we hear from a Colorado union leader on why unions are putting pressure on Sen. John Hickenlooper to support raising the federal minimum wage. Then we hear about efforts to bring more diversity to boards in Boulder County. Radio Nibbles brings us the latest food news rounding out today's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-04.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Wednesday March 3, 2021
03/03/2021

In today's show, we'll get a report from last night's Boulder City Council meeting where a full report was requested from the Police Chief on the issue of homelessness.  Two regular Wednesday morning features, Make Them Hear You and Naturally round out today's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-03.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Tuesday March 3, 2021
03/02/2021

In today's show, scams and fraud were on the rise last year in Colorado, we hear from Colorado AG Phil Weiser on the most common scams and how to protect yourself. Then a report on a conference on indigenous languages. The comment line rounds out today's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-02.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Monday March 1, 2021
03/01/2021

In today's show, we hear from Boulder Beat News reporter Shay Castle on what's new at Boulder City Council. Then we hear about concerns over the expansion of the Gross Reservoir and what it would mean for Boulder County and the Colorado River. Then, a preview of today's Metro show where Miriam Schiff looks at the origins of International Women's Day. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-03-01.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Friday February 26, 2021
02/26/2021

In today's show, we hear about the two finalists who are hoping to become Boulder's next city manager. Then from Fort Collins, two highschool friends have teamed up to offer a unique dining experience. We round out today's show with poet Anne Waldman, who shares her thoughts on Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the legendary Beat poet and founder of City Lights Books in San Francisco, who died this week at the age of 101. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-02-26.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through...


Morning Magazine Podcast Thursday February 25, 2021
02/25/2021

In today's show, we hear how people are pushing back against HOAs which restrict residents from displaying flags. We hear from an Aurora resident who was told to remove a Pride flag by his HOA. Radio Nibbles brings us the latest food news rounding out today's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-02-25.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Wednesday February 24, 2021
02/24/2021

In today's show, we'll get a report on efforts to introduce a library district in Boulder, that was under discussion at last night's Boulder City Council meeting. Then we hear about a food pantry set up at Front Range Community College and the barriers facing students there particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Two regular Wednesday morning features, Make Them Hear You and Naturally round out today's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-02-24.mp3 The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Tuesday February 23, 2021
02/23/2021

In today's show, we hear about a plan to shape the future of East Boulder. Then a report on the connection between COVID-19 and food waste. The comment line rounds out today's show. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021-02-23.mp3   The Morning Magazine features local news headlines, stories, and features and broadcasts on KGNU Monday through Friday 8.04-8.30am.

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Morning Magazine Podcast Monday February 22, 2021
02/22/2021

In today's show, we hear from Jonathan Thompson, a journalist with High Country News, about the weather extremes we've seen across the Rocky Mountain West in recent months. Ed Maibach, Director of George Mason University's Center for Climate Change Communication, talks about the recent cold snap in Texas and its connection to climate change. After that, H2O Radio talks about the impact of the Texas weather on water. We'll then hear about an upcoming community forum The Roots of Today's Racial Exclusion in Boulder County and the Road Ahead. https://sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/kgnu-show-archives/audioarchives/MorningMagazine/2021/MorningMagazine_2021...


Morning Magazine Podcast Friday February 19, 2021
02/19/2021

In today’s show, as more vaccines become available, Colorado’s COVID-19 cases are trending down, but local health officials are still monitoring variants coming from other states […]


Morning Magazine Podcast Thursday February 18, 2021
02/18/2021

In today’s show, we hear about the Colorado connection to a major infrastructure project in Ethiopia. Then we’ll hear about caregivers and the power of ritual […]