Fri February 17, 2012

Flu Showing Up Later, but Already in Many Places

Daniel Dimarco Flickr – Creative Commons

Health officials say flu season is finally here – marking one the latest starts in nearly 25 years. Nationally, people typically begin showing symptoms in December or January. Flu activity has also been slow in Larimer County. But that’s expected to change.

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Fri February 17, 2012

Lawmakers Debate Limiting Trans Fats in Colorado Schools

Christian Cable Flickr – Creative Commons

A bill that would crack down on junk food in Colorado schools has cleared its first hurdle at the statehouse. The measure would ban trans fats in public schools. While lawmakers watered down the bill, it would still go farther than similar bans in other states.

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Fri February 17, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Great Music, Theatre, Festivals and Celebrations along Colorado's Front Range this weekend and beyond...

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Thu February 16, 2012
Garden Report

Indoor Plants Need Love in Winter, Too

Spider Plant
Erin O'Toole

Keeping houseplants healthy and thriving through the winter doesn’t have to be an unpleasant chore. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton has a few simple steps to help indoor plants stay happy as the days grow longer.

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Thu February 16, 2012

Colorado Wind Industry Bracing for Job Cuts

Kerwin Stretch, president and GM of Golden-based SGB Starkstrom, stands on his company's factory floor.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado’s wind industry says thousands of jobs are on the line unless Congress approves an extension to a popular wind energy production tax credit that expires at year’s end.

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