The Gateway A podcast to help you keep up with the St. Louis region's news. Every weekday you can get informed about what's going on in the area. In about 10 to 15 minutes you can learn about the top stories of the day, while also hearing longer stories that explore issues in context or that introduce you to new ideas and people that make the St. Louis area special.
The Gateway

The Gateway

From St. Louis Public Radio

A podcast to help you keep up with the St. Louis region's news. Every weekday you can get informed about what's going on in the area. In about 10 to 15 minutes you can learn about the top stories of the day, while also hearing longer stories that explore issues in context or that introduce you to new ideas and people that make the St. Louis area special.

Most Recent Episodes

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - Changes at Harris-Stowe

The president of Harris-Stowe State University is leaving after five years. Dwuan Warmack is moving to another historically black institution - Claflin University in South Carolina. He reflects on his time at Harris-Stowe and shares some thoughts about the challenges facing the school in St. Louis.

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Magic House on Delmar

The Magic House has opened a new satellite location on Delmar Boulevard. The space features hands-on STEAM activities like video game design, 3D-printing, button-making, and pottery for children. One hope is that the location helps children learn how to become entrepreneurs by turning their creations into businesses.

Friday, June 14, 2019 - A Blues' Season For The Ages

City officials expect hundreds of thousands of people to come downtown for the St. Louis Blues' championship parade and rally. For diehard fans, Saturday's events will cap a season to remember.

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - Stanley Cup Champions

The St. Louis Blues have won their first-ever Stanley Cup. They knocked off the Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 last night in Boston. St. Louis Public Radio's Rachel Lippmann has more from a watch party that had all the atmosphere of a home game.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - St. Louis County Council Seats

Party control of the St. Louis County Council is up for grabs. Currently, Republicans hold a 3-2 advantage because of the departures of Democrats Sam Page and Hazel Erby. But on Aug. 9, voters will choose replacements who are nominated by their respective parties.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - Flooding in Alton

The Mississippi River has crested in several area communities, including Alton, Illinois. But the water will remain high for a while. That means Alton will not return to normal for some time.

Monday, June 10, 2019 - Blues Go To Game 7 and Books In Illinois Prisons

The St. Louis Blues need another road win to claim their first Stanley Cup after losing to Boston at Enterprise Center. Also, advocates for education in prison plan to launch a campaign to increase transparency around how books get into Illinois prisons.

Monday, June 10, 2019 - Blues Go To Game 7 and Books In Illinois Prisons

Friday, June 7, 2019 - The 2019 Flood

The Mississippi and Missouri rivers have been above flood stage for more than 80 days. That has many comparing the high water to the Great Flood of '93. But geologists note some differences with this year's flood.

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - Monument Lab

A group in residence this summer at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation is challenging traditional assumptions about monuments so they are relevant to everyday people. Researchers with Monument Lab will ask St. Louisans about concepts they would like to see reflected in monuments.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - St. Louis' Growing Geospatial Industry

St. Louis leaders want the city to become a magnet for geospatial technology. The effort comes as the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency moves forward with a new west headquarters in north city.

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