Brian Larson

News Director

I joined KUNC in 1993 as the local host of All Things Considered. Since then I've worked my way through every job there is in the news department finally settling in as News Director in 2008. It's a privilege to work with a talented and dedicated staff covering Colorado news each day. And to think that I had never listened to public radio prior to coming to KUNC.

email: brian.larson@kunc.org

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2:05pm

Fri April 1, 2011
Colorado Inside Out

Colorado Lawmakers Defeat Bill Creating Civil Unions

CIO Host Raj Chohan
CPTV12

Republicans have rejected a bill to grant Civil Unions to same-sex couples after hearing seven hours of testimony in a committee room overflowing with people on Thursday. It’s just one the topics that our media partners at Colorado Public Television and Colorado Inside Out are discussing.

4:29pm

Thu March 31, 2011
Politics

Udall Wants Investigation of Global Oil Price Manipulation

Creative Commons

At $106.72 a barrel the price of oil hit a 30-month high on Thursday amid new concerns in Libya. As that translates into higher gasoline prices, Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall wants the Obama Administration to investigate the possibility of global manipulation of oil prices.  He says it’s no secret that it happens when OPEC nations collude on production.

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1:37pm

Thu March 31, 2011
Economy

Federal Laboratories Pump Billions into Colorado’s Economy

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Even during tough economic times Colorado’s economy benefited last year because of federal research labs in the state.

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1:41pm

Wed March 30, 2011
Health and Environment

National Survey Breaks Down the Health of Colorado Counties

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For the second year in row the County Health Rankings survey examined health factors in all 50 states with a county by county breakdown.

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11:28am

Tue March 29, 2011
Education

President Continues Push for Education Reform, Colorado Senator Leading the Charge

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Prior to addressing the nation about America’s involvement in Libya Monday night, President Obama spoke about education reform saying students should take fewer tests. It’s something that one Colorado Senator is working to make a reality.

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