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Jakob Rodgers

Nonprofit and health reporter

Jakob Rodgers joined The Gazette in April 2010, affording him the chance to work for his hometown newspaper. He spent time on the crime and military beats before reporting on the public safety net -- a wide-ranging beat encompassing social services, public health and nonprofit organizations.

Up to 20 people have been sickened from raw milk supplied by Larga Vista Ranch in Pueblo County.
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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - JUNE 8: A water tower overlooks the community of Security in the foreground of Pike's Peak on June 8, 2016. A invisible toxic chemical has been discovered in the drinking water that affects 70,000 people in the communities south of Colorado Springs. (Photo by Michael Reaves/The Denver Post)
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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - JUNE 8: A water tower overlooks the community of Security in the foreground of Pike's Peak on June 8, 2016. A invisible toxic chemical has been discovered in the drinking water that affects 70,000 people in the communities south of Colorado Springs. (Photo by Michael Reaves/The Denver Post)
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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - JUNE 8: A water tower overlooks the community of Security in the foreground of Pike's Peak on June 8, 2016. A invisible toxic chemical has been discovered in the drinking water that affects 70,000 people in the communities south of Colorado Springs. (Photo by Michael Reaves/The Denver Post)
POLICE CARS COLOR SCHEME
Colorado Springs Police Officer Will Sunday parks a police motorcycle Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in front of police cruisers sporting the department's latest paint and decal schemes. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Amendment 69
Sally Briggs with the Colorado Care campaign protest outside a meeting of the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance at the Antlers Hotel on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Colorado Care is pro Amendment 69, an amendment for universal healthcare for Colorado. photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette