Sun April 10, 2011
State Capitol

Healthcare Exchange Coalition Breaks Down

Representative Amy Stephens

Colorado’s House majority leader is being criticized from all sides for her support of a bi-partisan healthcare exchange bill. In an attempt to appease concerns from the right, Republican state representative Amy Stephens is now alienating her other allies.

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Fri April 8, 2011

CU President Approves Journalism Program Changes

CU Journalism students Kate Spencer (left) and Isa Jones (right) work at the school's online news site, the CU Independent.
Grace Hood

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson is recommending that the Boulder campus move forward with plans to revamp its journalism school.

Benson said he came to the decision after meeting with Chancellor Phil DiStefano, students, faculty, advisory board members and Colorado journalists. While the ultimate goal is to strengthen journalism education, the current plan requires the discontinuation of the journalism school itself.

It’s a term that’s raised alarm bells for many students and faculty.

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Fri April 8, 2011
Colorado Inside Out

Budget Compromise Goes to the Senate for Debate

Raj Chohan

After a compromise was reached on the state budget - education cuts and other cost-saving measures are now being debated by the Colorado Senate. It's what our media partners at Colorado Inside Out are talking about.

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Fri April 8, 2011

Corn Growers Welcome Federal Push for More E-85 Pumps

photo by Doug Wilson U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is calling for more choices at the gas pump.  Today he announced a new program to add 10,000 flex-fuel pumps across the country over the next five years.

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Fri April 8, 2011

Northern Water District Move Helps Farmers, Dry Front Range

Creative Commons

Northern Colorado water managers are increasing the amount available for farmers and others who draw from the Colorado-Big Thompson Project.

This year those who own water rights can draw 80 percent of every share unit they own.That’s a 30 percent increase from what was set earlier this year.

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