All Things Considered

Weekday Evenings 2-3, 3:30 - 5:30, & 6-7
Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, Audie Cornish
Jackie Fortier

Breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -- sometimes quirky -- features.




Tue September 20, 2011

Bountiful Water Supply for Much of Colorado This Year

CO Water Science Center USGS

Federal climate scientists say the next three months will be tough for drought-plagued Texas and some neighboring states, including Colorado.

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Tue September 20, 2011
State Politics

GOP Closes Gessler Fundraiser to Media

Colorado Statesman

The Larimer County GOP holds a fundraiser this Thursday to raise money to pay off a campaign finance fine imposed by Secretary of State Scott Gessler. Planned as a public event – it’s now a private affair – and closed off to the media. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke to Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about the decision and what message it sends.


Mon September 19, 2011

USDA Grant Helps Rural Business Boost Renewable Production

Four Colorado businesses – including one in Windsor – are among the recipients of $27-milllion in USDA funding to implement renewable energy and efficiency measures into their operations.

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Mon September 19, 2011

Hank Williams III: Ghosts And Cattle Calls

From country and klezmer to doom-rock and metal, Hank 3's latest output is plenty diverse.
Tara Israel

Hank Williams III, also known as Hank 3, is the son of Hank Williams Jr., as well as the grandson of Hank Williams, considered to be one of the greatest country music performers of all time. Hank 3 got his start in music playing punk and metal, then went on to form bands with members of Pantera and The Jesus Lizard. Hank 3 made country albums, too, but had little use for mainstream Nashville's restrictive culture.

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Mon September 19, 2011

With Premiere Week Upon Us, We Want To Ask Why

The spot: Simon Cowell at the Los Angeles taping of The X Factor, one of many new shows you may not be able to watch this week.
Ray Mickshaw FOX

This is a big, big week for broadcast TV — 44 returning series are having their season premieres, and 14 new shows will launch in the span of seven days.

But does running premiere week that way still make sense for the TV business. Or does it just create a traffic jam on your television?

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