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6:52am

Mon May 7, 2012
Health

Childhood Tooth Decay On The Rise

Lisa Casaus, with her son, Gabriel Sanchez, learns tips on good dental hygiene from Children’s Hospital dental hygienist Valerie Haustein.
Robert D. Tonsing Colorado Public News

Gabriel Sanchez is screaming at the top of his tiny lungs.

But he’s not hurt. At 13 months old, he’s just objecting to the stranger’s hands in his mouth. He’s having his nine baby teeth brushed, on his first visit to the dentist.

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5:32am

Mon May 7, 2012
Politics

Capitol Conversation: Colorado Civil Unions

KUNC

A bill to allow civil unions in Colorado is poised for a showdown in the Republican controlled house in the final days of the state’s legislative session. The measure narrowly cleared two Republican house committees by one vote, last week, and still faces one more committee hearing before it can head to the full floor for debate.

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6:00am

Sun May 6, 2012
Environment

iSee Change: Spring Sprung a Tad Fast

Spring Blooms in Colorado
iiMull Flickr-Creative Commons

Springtime came a tad fast this year. As part of KVNF’s iSeeChange project Julia Kumari Drapkin has been talking to citizens and scientists about early blossoms across Colorado’s Western Slope.

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12:10pm

Sat May 5, 2012
Marc On The Blues

The Nine O'clock Blues: Otis Taylor

The cover to Taylor's 2003 release 'Truth Is Not Fiction'. Like his previous three releases, this album doesn't feature any drum work - the rhythm is all from guitar.
Otis Taylor Telarc

Denver based Blues musician Otis Taylor has some things in common with a pair of musical greats, Hendrix & Taj Mahal.

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8:19am

Sat May 5, 2012
Weekend Audition

April Showers Bring May Covers of Coldplay, LMFAO & Fleetwood Mac

Screencap of The Lumineers from their ReImagined session, in which an artist reinterprets a Grammy winning song.
Recording Academy Grammy.com

The cover song has been lauded and reviled throughout music history. To paraphrase a bit here; you either surpass the 'authentic' original or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.

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