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Sat December 20, 2014
Tiny Desk Concerts

Lucinda Williams: Tiny Desk Concert

Susan Hale Thomas NPR

She came to the Tiny Desk a little unsure, and left singing "West Memphis" with intensity and passion. Lucinda Williams has a voice like no other, and it shines in these intimate moments.

Williams is on a roll with a new double album, Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone, which is filled with fresh and beautiful songs — all this from a songwriter known for working at a deliberate pace. Hearing her perform these new songs with her brilliant band was a rare and exciting treat.

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Sat December 20, 2014
Mountain Life

Five Places Eagle County Locals Say Not To Miss

A stunning vista off the Colorado River Road in Eagle County, Colorado
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Heading to the slopes of Vail or Beaver Creek? There are also a wealth of places outside the ski resorts that locals say you can’t miss. Here's five that highlight the diverse topographical and cultural makeup of the 1,692 square mile county.

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Fri December 19, 2014

A Milestone Reached For Northern Colorado's Windy Gap Project

Signing of the Windy Gap Firming Project Carriage Contract and Record of Decision. L to r Mike Applegate, President , Northern Water Board of Directors, Mike Ryan, Great Plains Regional Director, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Bill Brown, Vice-President, Mun
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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has signed a record of decision and carriage contract for the Windy Gap Firming Project according to the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District. The project, if constructed, would create the 90,000 acre-foot Chimney Hollow Reservoir southwest of Loveland.

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Fri December 19, 2014


Fri December 19, 2014

Labeling Food GMO-Free Is Now A Multi-Billion Dollar Business

In a lab at Food Chain ID in Fairfield, Iowa, technician Tammy Raman works with samples that will be tested to determine if they contain any genetic modifications.
Credit Amy Mayer / Harvest Public Media

Demand for products that don’t contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, is exploding.  

Many food companies are seeking certification that their products don’t have any genetically modified ingredients, and not just the brands popular in the health food aisle. Even plain Cheerios, that iconic cereal from General Mills, no longer contains GMOs.

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