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6:25am

Mon July 25, 2011
Commentary

Surf and Turf

photo by D. Sharon Pruitt Creative Commons

All-day seminars are often hailed in infomercials as a way to change behavior.  But KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel says things like that aren’t enough.  For a real breakthrough, we need easy-to-stick-to systems. Although a little bribery to sweeten the deal doesn't hurt...

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6:00am

Mon July 25, 2011
Health and Environment

New Study Affirms Colorado’s Poorest Populations Die Younger

Residents participate in organized daily exercises at a retirement community. A new study shows a direct correlation between wealth and longevity in Colorado.
Flip Schulke/The National Archives

Colorado’s lowest life expectancies often occur in the counties with the highest poverty rates, according to a recent study by the University of Washington and U.S. Census data.

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3:04pm

Fri July 22, 2011
Colorado Inside Out

Governor John Hickenlooper and "Blueprint Colorado"

Raj Chohan
Colorado Public Television

This week, Governor John Hickenlooper released a wide-ranging economic plan for Colorado.  It’s one of the topics our media partners at Colorado Public Television and Colorado Inside Out are discussing. Here’s host Raj Chohan.

11:50am

Fri July 22, 2011
Garden Report

Lots to Do in the Garden in July and August!

Fort Collins Nursery

It’s a good time to sow spinach for later this fall and early next spring.  Sow seeds in the garden; keep the area moist for a couple weeks.  You’ll harvest healthy, great tasting spinach in a month or six weeks.  This also gives you a head start in the spring.  The spinach will over-winter and hit the ground growing in early spring.  Sow other salad greens, too.  They won’t over-winter but they will produce great autumn salads.

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9:46am

Fri July 22, 2011
Agriculture

Wheat Crop “Above Average,” But Not Breaking Records in 2011

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Colorado wheat farmers won’t see a record-breaking crop this year, but the 2011 harvest is still expected to be “above average.”

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