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Salvation Army Day! - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Captain Doug Hanson - January 9, 2020

Salvation Army Day! - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Captain Doug Hanson - January 9, 2020

January 11, 2020

A busy holiday season for the Salvation Army!  More than 2,200 Christmas dinners served; 300K-plus collected in the kettles and that includes 48 $100 dollar bills.  The work is 24/7/365 and Captain Doug Hanson is more encouraged than ever by our wonderfully giving community!

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Why Parking Costs More - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Downtown Partnership - January 9, 2020

Why Parking Costs More - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Downtown Partnership - January 9, 2020

January 11, 2020

Colorado Springs' downtown is thriving more than ever before.  That brings more business, commerce and the people who drive it.  So, why the increase in parking meter and garage fees now?  The Downtown Partnership's, Susan Edmondson, explains.

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Weather Makes You do Stuff and Buy Things!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Merry Matthews - January 8, 2020

Weather Makes You do Stuff and Buy Things! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Merry Matthews - January 8, 2020

January 9, 2020

It's Weather Wednesday with Merry Matthews!  Weather that keeps you indoors makes you search for things and buy stuff.  What do people search for on-line when they're stuck inside and what things might you buy that you weren't panning on?  We have a little fun with this one.

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Momma Pearl’s Big Move!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Momma Peal’s - January 8, 2020

Momma Pearl’s Big Move! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Momma Peal’s - January 8, 2020

January 9, 2020

After seven years in the cozy corner of a Rockrimmon shopping center, Chef Robert Brunet is making a big move!  The grand opening of the bigger, better Momma Pearl's Cajun Kitchen is January 18th!

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Colorado Crust Pizza - January 6, 2020

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Colorado Crust Pizza - January 6, 2020

January 7, 2020

Andrew Oliver and family are entrepreneurs with a long history in the food industry.  Their newest culinary venture is Colorado Crust Pizza.  They soft opened but had a big glitch with their ovens that caused them to re-launch a couple of weeks later.  The repairs were very expensive.  Andrew takes this all in stride. It's part of the small business game.  While he was with us, he surprised our sports director, Rob Namnoum, with a couple of Colorado Crust pies.

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Navigating the Medicare Maze for Military.  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Medicare Mentors - January 3, 2020

Navigating the Medicare Maze for Military. KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Medicare Mentors - January 3, 2020

January 4, 2020

The place where your Tri-Care for Life and VA benefits intersect with Medicare is a huge concern because it is so complex.  You served and there are benefits available to you that you might not know exist. The Medicare Mentors' Rich Lewis and his team navigate the Medicare maze with you, unlocking all that is available to you.

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A Special for the New Year!  KRDO’s Afteroon News with Ted Robertson - Theresa McDonough - December 30, 2019

A Special for the New Year! KRDO’s Afteroon News with Ted Robertson - Theresa McDonough - December 30, 2019

January 1, 2020

Through January 15, all fees are waived through February 1, when you join the YMCA!  The Y's Theresa McDonough has the details.

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Give a Pint, Get a Pint!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Vitalant - December 30, 2019

Give a Pint, Get a Pint! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Vitalant - December 30, 2019

December 30, 2019

Vitalant's Brooke Way has something new!  For the month of January, give a pint of blood and get a pint... of beer or your favorite beverage!

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AdAmAn Make Climb #98!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - AdAmAnClub 2019 - December 30, 2019

AdAmAn Make Climb #98! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - AdAmAnClub 2019 - December 30, 2019

December 30, 2019

The AdAmAn Club is making climb number 98 to the top of Pikes Peak this year!  Where are they now?  What are conditions looking like for their annual fireworks show?  David Hunting has the details and a little bit of club history too!

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The Patriot Guard Riders Honoring the Fallen - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Jim Balcerovich - December 27, 2019

The Patriot Guard Riders Honoring the Fallen - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Jim Balcerovich - December 27, 2019

December 28, 2019

The Patriot Guard Riders protect the sanctity of funerals for the fallen and honor their courage and sacrifice.  But, they're much more and you're invited to participate.

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Bob has a Forever Home!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Humane Society - December 27, 2019

Bob has a Forever Home! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Humane Society - December 27, 2019

December 28, 2019

Bob, the puppy thrown at a car by a Pueblo man on meth, has his forever home!

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What Will the Next Legislative Session Bring?  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - County Commission Day - December 26, 2019

What Will the Next Legislative Session Bring? KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - County Commission Day - December 26, 2019

December 28, 2019

El Paso County Commission Board Chair, Mark Waller, says the BOCC isnt necessarily looking forward to the 2020 legislative session.  Listen to learn why.

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Arts and Culture Day with Andy Vick!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Andy Vick - December 20, 2019

Arts and Culture Day with Andy Vick! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Andy Vick - December 20, 2019

December 21, 2019

Arts and Culture Day on Afternoon News features COPPeR's Andy Vick and he's all about this year's fun-packed, something-for-everyone Holiday Guide at PeakRadar.com!

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The Bob Telmosse Christmas Giveaway!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Greg Budwine - December 19, 2019

The Bob Telmosse Christmas Giveaway! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Greg Budwine - December 19, 2019

December 21, 2019

Greg Budwine of Ledom's Performance Equipment and Diesel Repair, is big into the 37th annual Bob Telmosse Christmas Giveaway!

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Pioneers Museum Day!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Leah Davis-Witherow - December 19, 2019

Pioneers Museum Day! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Leah Davis-Witherow - December 19, 2019

December 21, 2019

It's Pioneers Museum day at KRDO's Afternoon News and Leah Davis-Witherow shares news about the launch of the next new exhibit!

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D11’s New Academic Master Plan - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Dr. Michael Thomas - December 17, 2019

D11’s New Academic Master Plan - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Dr. Michael Thomas - December 17, 2019

December 18, 2019

School District 11's, Dr. Michael Thomas, discusses the future D11 academic master plan, how it ties in to the facilities master plan, and what it will mean for D11 students in the future.  He also talks about the new Peak Vista Health Center opening in early January inside Mitchell High School. This clinic will be the first of its kind, serving not only Mitchell students/families, but also feeder school families, as well as community members. 

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Protecting Families of the Fallen - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Patriot Guard Riders - December 18, 2019

Protecting Families of the Fallen - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Patriot Guard Riders - December 18, 2019

December 18, 2019

Jim Balcerovich and the Patriot Guard Riders surround grieving families of fallen military and first responders, protecting them from protesters.  They also attend funerals for the fallen, who are without family, as a show of the Riders' respect and to honor their service and sacrifice.

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Low income Energy Assistance Program - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - LEAP Program - December 16, 2019

Low income Energy Assistance Program - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - LEAP Program - December 16, 2019

December 17, 2019

It's cold weather season and for a variety of reasons, some in our community need help to pay their heating bills.  El Paso County's, Kristina Iodice, has all of the information you need to apply for LEAP (Low income Energy Assistance Program).      

Check Your Eligibility Here

Apply Here

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Short Term Rental Legislation in the Offing - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - County Assessor Day - December 16, 2019

Short Term Rental Legislation in the Offing - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - County Assessor Day - December 16, 2019

December 17, 2019

El Paso County Assessor, Steve Schleiker, with an update on short term rentals to include pending legislation that brings voters in to the picture.

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Operation Care Package!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - December 13, 2019

Operation Care Package! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - December 13, 2019

December 15, 2019

Barb Schlinker and Parker St. Claire Realty are sponsoring Operation Care Package. Nominate a deployed active duty member of the military to receive a care package, or donate items for care packages, and the KRDO Network will take care of the rest. 

Nominate or Donate Here
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Ring the Bell, Help Those in Need!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Salvation Army - December 12, 2019

Ring the Bell, Help Those in Need! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Salvation Army - December 12, 2019

December 13, 2019

Ring the bell!  Help those in need!  The Salvation Army's Captain Doug Hanson tells us there are plenty of volunteer opportunities available for bell ringers and for those who want to donate, he'd love your $100 dollar bills!

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The Jack Quinn’s Christmas Food, Toy and Clothing Drive!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - December 12, 2019

The Jack Quinn’s Christmas Food, Toy and Clothing Drive! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - December 12, 2019

December 13, 2019

Jack Quinn's Running Club, annual Christmas food, toy and clothing drive is coming up!  JQRC president, Mike Schafer, has an ask and an invitation for you!

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Weather Wednesday with Sam Postich is All About Models!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Sam Postich - December 11, 2019

Weather Wednesday with Sam Postich is All About Models! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Sam Postich - December 11, 2019

December 11, 2019

KRDO Meteorologist, Sam Postich, is a man living his dream!  He has great socks and surrounds himself with models every day!

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An Important Health Insurance Deadline has been Extended!  KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Antonio Briceno - December 10, 2019

An Important Health Insurance Deadline has been Extended! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Antonio Briceno - December 10, 2019

December 11, 2019

If you're under 65 and you need health insurance coverage to be effective on January 1, you're cutting it close.  Fortunately, you just got one more day.  Antonio Briceno explains during his visit to KRDO's Afternoon News with Ted Robertson.

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Pet of the Week Featuring Mr. Payday the Cat - December 10, 2019

Pet of the Week Featuring Mr. Payday the Cat - December 10, 2019

December 11, 2019

He's soft as a velveteen rabbit, one year old, a real lover and ready for his forever home!  Meet Payday!  The Humane Society's, Kate Aviv, tells us that the family who brings this special cat home with them will get a big payday!

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A New, More Expensive Medical Services Provider - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - December 9, 2019

A New, More Expensive Medical Services Provider - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - December 9, 2019

December 10, 2019

El Paso County Commissioner, Mark Waller, addresses why the county's Criminal Justice Center is contracting with a new medical services provider at a cost of $8.6 million - $1.4 million more than in 2019.  Did the County have a choice?

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Toys for Childrens Hospital - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - December 9, 2019

Toys for Childrens Hospital - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - December 9, 2019

December 10, 2019

For the entire month of December, Infinity Shuttle is giving a new toy to a child in Childrens Hospital Colorado Springs for every ride booked.

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Short Term Rental Rules too Restrictive? - Wayne Wiliams - December 6, 2019

Short Term Rental Rules too Restrictive? - Wayne Wiliams - December 6, 2019

December 7, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News with Ted Robertson, December 6, City Council has grappled with policy on short term rentals for months.  Councilor at-large, Wayne Williams, offers his thoughts now that rules have been established.  Are they too restrictive?

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Boiler Explosion Death - December 5, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Boiler Explosion Death - December 5, 2019

December 5, 2019

KRDO NC13's, Chase Golightly, is reporting on the tragic death of a Colorado Department of Corrections worker in Canon City.  A man was killed in a boiler explosion.  According to CDOC, it was 28 year old, Sgt. Joshua Voth, who was "killed in the line of duty in an accident at the Fremont Correctional Facility."  Just before noon Wednesday, fire crews were called to the Department of Corrections East Cañon Complex. They found that the boiler had "suffered a catastrophic failure."

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CONO Day with Max Cupp - December 4, 2019

CONO Day with Max Cupp - December 4, 2019

December 5, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News with Ted Robertson, December 4, Max Cupp, program director for Council of Neighbors and Organizations (CONO), joined Ted Robertson for a look at CONO's upcoming programs and events now through the new year.  Some big news for one Springs neighborhood coming in just a few months!

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - December 2, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - December 2, 2019

December 3, 2019

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is putting on its annual Electric Light Safari and in cooperation with zoo members, sending a team to Ecuador to help protect the Mountain Tapir.  Rachel Wright and Joanna Husby have all the details.

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Kirsten Akens - November 27, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Kirsten Akens - November 27, 2019

November 27, 2019

If you've lived in the Springs for a long time or you're just settling in, Kirsten Akens' book, 100 Things to Do In Colorado Springs Before You Die, will inspire all kinds of ideas for getting out in all kinds of weather and at any time of the year!

Get Your Copy Here

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Weather Wednesday - November 27, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Weather Wednesday - November 27, 2019

November 27, 2019

It's Weather Wednesday on KRDO's Afternoon News!  KRDO Meteorologist, Sam Postich, is in for Merry Matthews and has a national look at your travel weather for you!  And, he does all that in a shower of laser snowflakes!

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pet of the Week - November 27, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pet of the Week - November 27, 2019

November 27, 2019

Meet Spunky, this week's Pet of the Week.  She's a two-year-old calico  who was brought to the Humane Society in Pueblo when her owner could no longer care for her. Like her name implies, she’s full of sass and spunk, but also full of love!  Spunky prefers to approach you first, and once she’s comfortable, she will not let you stop scratching her head.  Her bright green eyes are sure to stop you in your tracks and she wants nothing more than a family to celebrate Thanksgiving with this year!  To help make that happen, her adoption fees are waived! 

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pioneers Museum Day - November 21, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pioneers Museum Day - November 21, 2019

November 22, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News November 21, the Pioneers Museum's Meg Poole and the run-down on activities and events for the whole family through the holiday season including Festival of Lights Family Fun Day!

Get the Festival of Lights Family Fun Day Details Here

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - LEAP Program - November 21, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - LEAP Program - November 21, 2019

November 22, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News November 21, there are people in the Pikes Peak region forced to make choices between heating their homes and eating.  Yes, some in our community need help to pay their heating bills.  El Paso County's, Kristina Iodice, has all of the information you need to apply for LEAP (Low income Energy Assistance Program).      

Check Your Eligibility Here

Apply Here

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Caroline “Jet Girl” Johnson - November 20, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Caroline “Jet Girl” Johnson - November 20, 2019

November 21, 2019

Meet Caroline "Jet Girl" Johnson, paying a visit to Afternoon News on her Springs book tour stop. A Springs native, Caroline flew F-18 jet fighters in combat for the US Navy. Now a renowned speaker and author, her mission is to inspire others to accomplish their goals and dreams!

Buy Caroline's Book, "Jet Girl"

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Weather Wednesday with Merry Matthews - November 20, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Weather Wednesday with Merry Matthews - November 20, 2019

November 21, 2019

Weather Wednesday with Merry Matthews, always a bright spot on KRDO's Afternoon News!  In good weather or bad, Colorado offers something for everyone to do and when it's weather dependent, Merry has your forecast!

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pet of the Week - November 19, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pet of the Week - November 19, 2019

November 21, 2019

This week's Pet of the Week is Misty, a two-year-old pit bull mix who was brought to HSPPR when her owner could no longer care for her. Weighing in at nearly 70 pounds, she’ll tug at your heart strings almost as hard as her leash!

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KRDO’s Afterenoon News with Ted Robertson - Dr. Michael Thomas - November 19, 2019

KRDO’s Afterenoon News with Ted Robertson - Dr. Michael Thomas - November 19, 2019

November 21, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News November 19, School District 11 Superintendent, Dr. Michael Thomas and the latest on D11's equity initiative and policy.  Every D11 student is deserving of the best the district has to offer, and, each student has different needs.  Dr. Thomas' goal is to see that those needs are met.

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - County Assessor Day - November 18, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - County Assessor Day - November 18, 2019

November 19, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News November 18, County Assessor Day and Steve Schleiker on filing appeals for those seniors denied a property tax exemption; special district certification mailings are going out and more on short term rentals.

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Arts and Culture Day - November 15, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Arts and Culture Day - November 15, 2019

November 16, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News, November 15, COPPeR's Andy Vick and the 2019 Gallery Guide!  60 art galleries featured throughout the Pikes Peak region just in time for Christmas shopping for the art lover in your world!

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See the Gallery Guide Here

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Bart Bedsole and Gun Fight Week - November 15, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Bart Bedsole and Gun Fight Week - November 15, 2019

November 16, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News, November 15, KRDO NC13's Anchor/Reporter Bart Bedsole previews the "Gun Fight" series.  The full week of in-depth reports on the often controversial topic of guns begins November 18.

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Heather Skold - November 14, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Heather Skold - November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News, November 14, NewsChannel 13 anchor/reporter Heather Skold and a preview of her story on sim card swapping.  If you own a mobile phone, you've got a giant hole in your information security.  See the Full Story Here

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - American Warrior Radio - November 13, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - American Warrior Radio - November 13, 2019

November 14, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News, November 13, Ben Buehler-Garcia and a preview of American Warrior Radio.  This Saturday at 10:00 a.m. on KRDO Newsradio, Comanche/Kiowa warrior and Vietnam Veteran Lanny Asepermy and symbols of luck and war.  On November 23, Colorado Springs native, Caroline "Jet Girl" Johnson, FA/18 fighter pilot, national speaker and author on her experience flying combat missions and some of the challenges it took overcoming to earn her seat in the cockpit of the Navy's most lethal aircraft.

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Stephanie Sierra - November 11, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Stephanie Sierra - November 11, 2019

November 12, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News November 11, NewsChannel 13 reporter, Stephanie Sierra, previews her seminal story on loopholes in Colorado's massage therapy licensure that effectively allow illicit massage parlors to stay in business.

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Barb Schlinker - November 11, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Barb Schlinker - November 11, 2019

November 11, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News, November 11, Barb Schlinker with Parker St. Claire Realty and a special thanks from one veteran to all others!

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Colorado Honor Telethon - November 8, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Colorado Honor Telethon - November 8, 2019

November 9, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News, David Bolser and the Colorado Honor drive to place wreaths on 10,000 graves of veterans in 5 El Paso County cemeteries.  The telethon is over but you can still donate through Veteran's Day!  Your donation honors a life!  The wreaths will be placed December 14, and remain through the holidays.  

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - American Warrior Radio - November 8, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - American Warrior Radio - November 8, 2019

November 9, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News, American Warrior Radio host, Ben Buehler-Garcia, with a preview of his November 9, edition of AWR.  This episode of the show features the Second Mission Foundation and founder, Charles Faint, who has made it his mission to assist veterans in their transitions from the military to their next career.

AWR with Ben Buehler-Garcia is presented by Medicare Mentors and airs at 10:00 a.m. Saturdays on KRDO Newsradio!

The Havok Journal

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KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - The Thin Blue Silence - November 7, 2019

KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - The Thin Blue Silence - November 7, 2019

November 7, 2019

On KRDO's Afternoon News November 7, Bart Bedsole introduces his report on what he calls, 'The Thin Blue Silence'.  The suicide rate among law enforcement is climbing.  They are faced with murder, car crashes, child abuse and worse over and over again in their work.  Many do not ask for help to cope.  Thus, The Thin Blue Silence.

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