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12:52am

Thu May 31, 2012
Youth Radio

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me A Part-Time Job

Originally published on Thu May 31, 2012 3:21 am

An image from the TaskRabbit website shows one of the company's workers assembling a piece of furniture — a task the site says will pay $45.
NPR

The unemployment rate is 8.1 percent, but the underemployment rate — that's people who work part time but want full-time work — is much higher. For many people, making ends meet means cobbling together various part-time jobs. And there are some apps for that.

Shannon Mills has blanketed the floor in a spacious home in Corte Madera, Calif., with protective plastic. Now she's taping off the trim, getting ready to paint over the peach-colored living room walls with the more neutral "bisque" shade waiting in cans at her feet.

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12:51am

Thu May 31, 2012
Europe

Stumbling Upon Miniature Memorials To Nazi Victims

Originally published on Thu May 31, 2012 6:59 am

Brass bricks known as Stolperstein, or "stumbling stones," in front of a home in Raesfeld, Germany, where five members of a single family were forcibly removed by the Nazis. Across Germany, the stones commemorate the millions of victims of the Nazi regime.
Jeffrey Katz NPR

Brick by brick, Guenther Demnig is working to change how the Holocaust is publicly remembered in Germany.

On a recent afternoon, the 62-year-old Berlin-born artist is on his knees on a sidewalk in a prosperous section of Berlin's Charlottenburg district, working a hammer and small trowel. He is installing dozens of small, square brass bricks, each one inscribed with the name — and details about the death of — people who once lived in apartment houses on Pestalozzi Strasse.

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1:40pm

Wed May 30, 2012
Environment

Fracking Opponents Want a Spot on Longmont Ballot

An oil and gas drilling site along the Colorado Front Range.
Photo by Kirk Siegler/KUNC

10:00am

Wed May 30, 2012
Education

CSU Stadium Committee Getting Close to Recommendation

Grace Hood

A Stadium Advisory Committee is expected to make a recommendation soon to Colorado State University President Tony Frank on whether to move forward with plans to build a 42,000-seat football stadium on campus.

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6:00am

Wed May 30, 2012
Youth Radio

Youth Radio: Crystal Santoyo

Kirk Siegler

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be hearing voices and perspectives from members of our community that we don’t often hear from - inner-city teens from Arrupe Jesuit Academy in northwest Denver.

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