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6:25am

Fri May 22, 2015

5:00am

Fri May 22, 2015
Movies

'Tangerines' Is An Intimate Portrait Of The Toll Of War

courtesy of Allfilm

In 1992, tribal war broke out between Georgia and Russian-supported Abkhazia in the Caucasus. More than 100 years earlier, ethnic Estonians had settled in the area, but that '92 conflict forced most of their descendants to go back to Estonia.

The new movie Tangerines, a 2015 nominee for Best Foreign Language Picture, is about two Estonian men who remain in their war torn village.

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1:55am

Fri May 22, 2015
StoryCorps

Two Strangers Come Together To Remember A Friend And Loved One

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 5:02 am

Sgt. Major Lisa Torello and Tony Cistaro, during a visit to StoryCorps.
StoryCorps

Sgt. Major Lisa Torello, was 5 years old when her dad, Sgt. 1st Class Carl Torello, was killed in Vietnam.

"My dad was due to retire, he was two months short of 20 years," 55-year-old Lisa said during a visit to StoryCorps. "So, he knew it was his last tour and he was gonna go home for good."

Lisa was joined by Tony Cistaro, a State Department employee at the time, who was the only survivor from the attack that killed the elder Torello. The two had just met the day before.

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7:55am

Thu May 21, 2015
Housing

Front Range Rents Are Spiking. Here's How That Hurts The Economy

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Rent prices in the Denver area are going up faster than rents in San Francisco. The situation isn't any better in Fort Collins and Greeley. Each community experienced double digit growth in rental prices in 2014, and the trend is not showing signs of slowing down.

But maybe your rent is affordable. Or you bought your house decades ago. So why should you care if your neighbor down the street is paying a ton for her crappy apartment?

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6:10am

Thu May 21, 2015

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