The Cherokee Nation has found itself at the vanguard of fighting the creeping epidemic of hepatitis C in the United States. And if they eliminate the disease, they’d be the first community in the US to do so.
We had the good fortune of meeting a bunch of students and academics who are building their own remote-controlled aircraft to better monitor severe weather.
We spent a week in Oklahoma reporting on the state’s alarming spike in earthquake activity — the likely culprit: waste water injected deep into the earth as a result of oil and gas drilling. We met stakeholders from across Oklahoma and explored the regulatory and scientific debates surrounding increased seismic activity.
After spending months talking to experts and mobile homeowners around the country, we aired our look at the manufactured housing market in the US in January. We discussed the financial hardships but also had excellent access to the industry to get their take on the business.
While working the weekend shift, I put together this short report on a man who completed the first rowing voyage from North America to Australia without stopping.
For a show-closer, I reported this brief piece on NIH formally ending its chimpanzee testing program. The interview was conducted by Reuters, but we also did our own reporting to fill out the segment.