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Listen UP! is a weekly podcast that discusses the latest issues, arts, lifestyle and tech in the Midwest. In addition to our regular weekly podcast, you can also catch the following specialty podcasts here: I'll Tell You When You're Older is a series about taboo topics. Toss Up brings you all the sports coverage you'll ever need. This Is My Story digs up engaging characters with stories to tell.
||CleanI’ll Tell You When You’re Older: Foster Care||Hosts: Hannah Keisker and Kyle Stratton As of September 2014, more than 400,000 children were in foster care. Frequently moving homes has a profound effect on foster children–and the families who wish to adopt them.||5/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTOSS UP: Episode 3||Meet the new semi-professional basketball team in Waterloo, Iowa. The Cedar Valley CourtKings.||5/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanListen UP! Episode 4: Hip-Hop||Host Morgan Cannata sits down with UP reporter Cole Norum to discuss what he learned from hip-hop producers while working on his story Hip-Hop: From Ideation to Creation.||5/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTOSS UP: On Location||Hosts Hunter Phillips and James Maertens were at the 107th Drake Relays, and got a chance to sit down and talk with two-time Olympian and Des Moines native Natasha Kaiser-Brown.||5/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTHIS IS MY STORY: JEAN BERGER||Meet the first woman to lead a young woman’s organization in the last state with separate athletic associations based on gender.||4/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI’ll Tell You When You’re Older: Grief||"I'll Tell You When You're Older" explores tough issues through the experiences of those who have lived them. Hosts Hannah Keisker and Kyle Stratton talk to Esam Boraey about his experience with grief and his fight against oppression.||4/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Fun, interesting and original
Absolutely love the creativity and original stories coming from Listen UP! A must-listen to anyone who loves travel, food or sports!