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8:00am

Fri August 5, 2011
Garden Report

Sweet Corn 101 with Tom Throgmorton

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What's the difference between all of the sweet corn varieties?  The main difference is how sweet they are after harvest.

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6:00am

Fri August 5, 2011
Arts

KUNC Entertainment Report

The Boulder County Fair runs till tomorrow (8/6) at the Boulder County Fairground in Longmont, the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo starts today and runs till the 9that The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds, and at the Event Complex in Loveland

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5:00am

Fri August 5, 2011
Arts

Photographer, Author Record Changes Large and Small Inside Tourist Cave

Caves are dark labyrinths with intricate geology. Over a century, you wouldn’t think that much could change. But a new picture book by two Colorado cavers records some surprising findings at the tourist destination Cave of the Winds, outside of Manitou Springs. KUNC’s Grace Hood sat down with author, Richard Rhinehart, who collaborated with photographer Norm Thompson on the project.

 

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2:40pm

Thu August 4, 2011
Science

CSU Researchers Call for Active Hurricane Season

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As Tropical Storm Emily heads toward Haiti, Colorado State University researchers are maintaining their 2011 forecast for an active hurricane season.

Bill Gray is Professor Emeritus in CSU’s Department of Atmospheric Science, and co-authored the annual seasonal forecast along with Philip Klotzbach. Overall, he expects the Atlantic to produce 16 named storms and 9 hurricanes.

“We’re looking forward to having this season to be about 175 percent of the average season between 1950 and 2000,” he said.

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2:40pm

Thu August 4, 2011
Business

Forest Service to Give Sawmills Break from Timber Contracts

In an effort to help prevent Colorado’s three remaining sawmills from shutting down, the US Forest Service is offering to renegotiate timber sale contracts that were inked prior to the recession and the downturn in the housing market. 

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