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5:29am

Mon May 28, 2012
Environment

Tax Break for Beetle-Kill Wood Products Expands

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As vacationers head to the Colorado mountains this summer, it will be hard to miss the large swaths of dead and dying trees caused by the mountain pine and spruce beetle epidemic. But a bill signed into law earlier this month by Governor Hickenlooper could help speed up the recovery process.

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10:32am

Sat May 26, 2012
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: An Interview With Kelley Hunt

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  • Marc Applegate interviews Kelley Hunt

Roots R&B/Americana singer/songwriter/piano player/guitarist Kelley Hunt challenges easy categorization. She is steeped in the blues, roots and gospel traditions yet has a refreshing originality.

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7:58am

Sat May 26, 2012
Music

Weekend Audition: New Albums From Lake Street Dive And Casey Frazier

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Two weekend picks for you to audition. One with a name that not only implies fun, but is fun. And another, that chases perfection and passion in his work.

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3:04pm

Fri May 25, 2012
Music

Honoring Denver's Father Of Folk

Screencap from Fretboard Journal's profile of Harry Tuft and the DFC
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“Well, the address has changed and the lighting's better now, but that's about all that's different ... because, after all, it's not about a store; it's about a community.” That quote leads off the history of the Denver Folklore Center on their website, and it really sums up the beauty of Tuft's creation.

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1:46pm

Fri May 25, 2012
Travel

High Gas Prices Won't Deter Colorado Drivers This Weekend

Nearly 35 million Americans expected to hit the road this weekend, according to AAA forecast
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AAA Colorado is predicting a slight uptick in car travel this Memorial Day weekend, saying roughly 2.7 million people in Colorado and surrounding states will drive 50 miles or more.

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