Jeff Bossert

Morning Edition Host

Jeff Bossert comes to Radio IQ with over 20 years of reporting and hosting experience, primarily with NPR member stations, including WKNO in Memphis, and most recently, Illinois Public Media/WILL in Urbana, Illinois. A big advocate for professional development, Jeff served on the Illinois News Broadcasters Association Board of Directors.

An avid film buff, performer in church and community choirs, and die-hard Chicago Cubs fan, Jeff lives with his wife Kerry and fluffy cat Toby.

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Doctors in Virginia can now recommend medical marijuana if they decide it’s the best course of treatment for patients.  Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday signed measures expanding the state’s cannabis oil program. 

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Something most of us take for granted could become a national standard for when we need to be hospitalized. 

A nursing researcher at a veterans’ hospital in Virginia helped start a national study – that could one day become hospital policy.  It suggests using a toothbrush could become an easy way to reduce the risk of serious illness.

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The Taubman Museum of Art in downtown Roanoke has a new executive director, but Cindy Petersen is also among the facility’s long serving-staff members.

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Anyone who's driven Route 460 between Lynchburg and Roanoke has seen the giant fuel tanks along the highway in Montvale. They're fed by a spur of an interstate pipeline.

That spur of the Colonial Pipeline will be shut down next year, and that could mean higher prices at the pump.

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A new non-profit group in Roanoke seeks to connect formerly incarcerated women with the chance to turn their lives around.  But the founder of House of Bread says the practical experience of baking and selling will only accomplish part of her goal.