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6:44am

Wed May 2, 2012
Politics

Opinions on Civil Unions Changing In Colorado

A drawing by 4 year old Jeremy Simon, showing his parents Fran and Anna.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

A bill that would legalize civil unions in Colorado faces a key test at the State House this week. While the measure has an uncertain future with lawmakers – a recent survey suggests a majority of Coloradans favor passage of a civil unions bill.

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6:30am

Wed May 2, 2012
Environment

Fracking the Focus of Congressional Hearing at Colorado Capitol

An oil and gas rig in Weld County, Colo.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado Fifth District Congressman Doug Lamborn (R-Colorado Springs) is holding a hearing this morning in Denver on proposed federal regulations governing the drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing.

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5:00am

Wed May 2, 2012
Environment

Agriculture Secretary to Announce Final Roadless Rule

KUNC File Photo

In Denver this morning, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will join Governor John Hickenlooper to unveil an expected final rule for managing some four million acres of roadless national forests in Colorado. 

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6:14pm

Tue May 1, 2012
Politics

VIDEO: President Obama's Full Speech From Afghanistan

NewsHour PBS

President Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan today. His trip entailed a meeting with Hamid Karzai, signature of a strategic partnership agreement, and speech to the nation on the U.S.'s continued role.

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2:03pm

Tue May 1, 2012
Occupy Denver

Occupy Protesters Mark May Day in Denver

Protesters marching along 14th Ave in Denver Tuesday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Several hundred Occupy Denver protesters marched from Civic Center Park through the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood this afternoon as part of a national effort of marches and rallies to mark May Day. 

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