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On The Friday, June 14, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

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  • Our corps d'elite of regional reporters breaks down the week's headlines.
  • Raising awareness for Men's Health Month.
  • Windy Court upcycles shipping containers to create affordable housing.

- Host Gemma Gaudette leads a round table discussion of the week's headlines with the region's top journalists. This week we speak with Scott McIntosh of the Idaho Press, Don Day from BoiseDev and Boise State Public Radio's James Dawson.

- June is Men's Health Month and Idaho Matters speaks with St. Luke's urologist, Dr. Robert Jackson, about prostate and testicular cancer screenings, heart health and the importance of keeping fit.

- LEAP Charities partnered with the National Housing Trust Fund and the Idaho Housing and Finance Association along with builders IndieDwell to create Windy Court, a housing development in West Boise built out of shipping containers. The concept creates affordable housing options in one of the fastest-growing housing markets in the country. Idaho Matters talks with Leap co-founder Bart Cochrane and LEAP CEO Scott Flynn about this unique approach to housing.