Mon March 26, 2012

Colorado and the Federal Healthcare Challenge


Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will be in the front row Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the constitutionality of the federal healthcare law. Colorado is one of 26 states challenging the law.

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Sat March 24, 2012
Garden Report

Early Spring Means It's Time to Get Working in the Garden

Spring onion and lettuce
James Qualtrough Creative Commons/Flickr

These warm, sunny days are pushing plants into spring a little ahead of schedule. And KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says it may be time to start spring gardening work just a little early this year too...

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Fri March 23, 2012
Weekend Audition

They're Called... WHAT?

Wikimedia Commons / via Christie's, with permission

What’s in a name band-wise? If you try playing “beatles” on a Scrabble board -- no dice, of course. So where did this icon get their unique name? And what contemporary duo grabbed their moniker from a mere dictionary flip-through?

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Fri March 23, 2012
State Capitol

Tribal Flags Installed at Colorado Capitol

Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado’s two federally recognized Indian tribes now have permanent flags on display in the state capitol.  

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Fri March 23, 2012

Why Is The African-American Infant Mortality Rate So High?

Eight-year-old Erica and seven-year-old Alicia read their books with mom, Candice, and dad, Randy Reese. This Brighton family lost their firstborn, Nevaeh, who was born at just over a pound.
Robert D. Tonsing Colorado Public News

Rita Beam was a young nurse working in the mother-baby unit at Denver's Rose Medical Center three decades ago when she noticed a disturbing disparity, which would forever define her career.

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