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2:37pm

Thu July 14, 2011
Garden Report

Hail Leaves Gardeners Cleaning Up Messes

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The monsoonal flow has brought with it unwanted hail.  Gardeners battle all sorts of conditions in an effort to get things to grow.  And then a hailstorm can blow through reducing the whole garden to mush.

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2:36pm

Thu July 14, 2011
Budget Negotiations

Senator Bennet Questions Fed Chairman over Increasing Debt Limit

Republicans say the dire warnings issued by Democrats if the nation’s debt limit isn’t raised are just “scare tactics”.

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5:29am

Thu July 14, 2011
Business

Colorado's Innovation Economy a Bright Spot Amid Recession

Abound Solar is nearly doubling its office space at Centerra in Loveland, adding 50 new jobs by the end of the year. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Jeff Nuttall, publisher of the Northern Colorado Business Report, about this and other developments in the local innovation economy.

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1:57pm

Wed July 13, 2011
Business

Job Program Helps Colorado Teens Find Work

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Even with fewer teenagers actively looking for work this summer, unemployment among young people remains at just over 24 percent nationally. And that figure is very similar in Colorado. But one program is working to reverse that trend by offering highly specialized training to help teens compete in the adult job market.

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1:09pm

Wed July 13, 2011
Economy

Slow but Positive Job Growth in Colorado Expected for Rest of 2011

Richard Wobbekind, at the 2011 Business Economic Outlook forecast event
Glenn Asakawa University of Colorado

After news earlier this week that Colorado has seen slow but steady job growth, a CU economist says that trend will continue for the rest of the year. 

Colorado’s economy is projected to grow at a modest pace through the second half of the year.  And, according to University of Colorado Boulder Economist Richard Wobbekind, job growth will continue to be slow - but positive. 

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