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

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - Vaccination Efforts and July 4

Shelters and nonprofits are focusing on the vaccination of people in the region without homes. Those efforts, combined with others getting the shots, could mean lifting many restrictions by the Fourth of July.

Tuesday, May 4, 2019 — Rockwood Schools District Divide

What started as a tense debate over whether Rockwood's schools should reopen in person last fall has descended into schoolyard bullying among the adults.

Monday, May 3, 2021 - Morel Mushroom Hunt

It's morel mushroom hunting season in much of the Midwest. Finding the hollow, sponge-like edible mushrooms can be somewhat lucrative. They sell for an average of $25 to $40 a pound and even more when the season ends.

Friday, April 30, 2021 - Will Of The People

The Missouri legislature seems to be intent on ignoring the will of the people when it comes to ballot issues. Lawmakers have either successfully challenged or are challenging minimum wage increases, Clean Missouri redistricting and Medicaid expansion. Their argument: voters have been duped by special interests.

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - Making Soccer More Equitable

St. Louis' MLS team is holding tryouts for its new youth academy. It's part of an effort to remove costs that have been barriers for some parents and young soccer talent.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - Battling Farm Runoff

Agriculture is among the largest contributors to the Gulf of Mexico's dead zone. Farmers up river are trying to change their agricultural practices to prevent further damage, but so far they are having little luck.

Tuesday, April 27. 2021 - Black St. Louisans Try to Heal From Police Violence

Many Black Americans continue to struggle with how George Floyd died, even though a Minneapolis jury found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murder. Many are suffering from mental anguish after repeatedly watching the justice system allow police officers who kill Black people to escape accountability.

Tuesday, April 27. 2021 - Black St. Louisans Try to Heal From Police Violence

Monday, April 26, 2021 - Veterans And Vaccines

About half the veterans in the St. Louis VA system have received the COVID-19 vaccine. Many say the process has been effective because of strong relationships with VA doctors.

Friday, April 23, 2021 - Art Installation Includes Observations About Life And Love

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation is presenting an exhibition of a New York-based artist's work, which is designed to be outside and encountered by people walking by. It involves signs bearing thought-provoking questions about human relationships.

Friday, April 23, 2021 - Art Installation Includes Observations About Life And Love

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - A Rebirth For The Eat-Rite Diner

A St. Louis chef is planning to reopen a high-profile eatery with a new concept. Tim Eagan is hoping to open the doors of the former Eat-Rite Diner south of downtown next month. He is bringing years of experience to the venture and a new name for the restaurant.

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