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1:32pm

Tue November 29, 2011
Environment

Forest Service Invites Comment on Beaver Creek Proposal

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A list of proposed infrastructure improvements for Beaver Creek Mountain is up for public review and comment for the next 45 days.

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1:23pm

Tue November 29, 2011
NPR's Back Seat Book Club

Kids' Book Club Takes 'Tollbooth' To Lands Beyond

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 9:14 am

Welcome to the second installment of NPR's Backseat Book Club! Every month, we invite kids to read a book along with us, and then send in their questions for the author.

Our book club selection for November is a classic that's celebrating a big anniversary. The Phantom Tollbooth — written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer — was published 50 years ago. Juster tells NPR's Michele Norris that the story sprang from his own childhood.

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1:00pm

Tue November 29, 2011
NPR Story

Obama Pushes Payroll Tax Cut

President Obama is ramping up his campaign for continuation of a payroll tax cut, which only affects the first $106,000 in individual income. Republicans object, in part because they don't even consider it a tax since the money goes to the Social Security Trust Fund. Democrats see it a progressive tax cut. "Spreading the wealth" is a theme Obama campaigned on four years ago.

1:00pm

Tue November 29, 2011
NPR Story

Barney Frank Discusses Retiring From Congress

Guy Raz talks to Rep. Barney Frank about his decision to not seek re-election for Congress in 2012.

1:00pm

Tue November 29, 2011
Election 2012

Romney Picks Up Key Endorsements In Florida

Republican Presidential contender Mitt Romney campaigned in Florida Tuesday — and picked up a few endorsements from Cuban-American lawmakers.

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