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1:34pm

Thu September 8, 2011
Elections

Ballots to Stay English-only, For Now

Sixteen Colorado counties will print ballots in English only for this November’s election, after a federal mandate to have them printed in both English and Spanish failed to materialize in time.

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1:13pm

Thu September 8, 2011
Politics

Coverage of Obama's Speech begins at 5pm Tonight

Pete Souza Official White House Photo

KUNC's coverage of President Obama's address to a joint session of Congress will begin at 5pm tonight (7pm ET). We will join NPR News for special national coverage hosted by Robert Siegel. He will be joined in studio by NPR National Political Correspondent, Mara Liasson, and from the White House by NPR White House Correspondent, Scott Horsley. The speech is expected to last one hour and we will rejoin our regular schedule upon conclusion of the speech starting with The World.

5:29am

Thu September 8, 2011
Business

Effects of 9/11 Still Felt by Colorado Business Community

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, were felt not only on a global scale, but also at a local level. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder County Business Report publisher Chris Wood about how the attacks affected business in the Boulder Valley and Northern Colorado.

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4:51pm

Wed September 7, 2011
Remembering 9/11

9/11: Colorado's Memorials

Windsor is one of several Colorado fire departments to receive steel from the World Trade Center.
Grace Hood

After the twin towers fell and recovery operations progressed, the New York and New Jersey Port Authority began storing tons of rusted steel beams from the World Trade Center. After considering thousands of applications for the steel, the Port Authority began shipping the modern artifacts across the country this year—including 15 pieces to Colorado.

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1:20pm

Wed September 7, 2011
Poverty

Anti-Childhood Hunger Campaign Kicks off in Colorado

Governor John Hickenlooper has signed an executive order extending an anti-childhood hunger campaign; part of a national effort to eradicate all childhood hunger by 2015.

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