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Mon April 9, 2012

Bubba Watson Wins Masters In Playoff

Originally published on Mon April 9, 2012 8:15 am



The Masters Golf Tournament finished dramatically yesterday in a sudden-death playoff that ended with Bubba Watson sporting the green jacket. Christine Brennan was there. She's sports columnist for USA Today and a frequent guest on our program. She joins us this morning from Augusta.

Good morning, Christine.

CHRISTINE BRENNAN: Good morning, Renee.

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Mon April 9, 2012
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Simple Tweets Of Fate: Teju Cole's Condensed News

Blaise Pascal once wrote that writing succinctly can be hard. It's something many of us aim for, yet few of us master. But if you're writing on Twitter, you have to keep it short.

The Nigerian writer Teju Cole recently devoted himself to the goal of writing in brief. On his Twitter account, he crafts compact stories based on small news items, things you might overlook in the metro section of a newspaper. And with brevity, his stories gain deeper meaning.

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Sun April 8, 2012

Every Life Is Precious

Dr. Pius Kamau

What elevates one tragic killing to the point of mass media attention, while others hardly get noticed? It’s a question that’s been on the mind of KUNC commentator Pius Kamau.

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Fri April 6, 2012

Obama Ad Targets Conservative Strongholds in Colorado

President Obama signed the Recovery Act into law in Colorado in 2009 and has been back to campaign numerous times since
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Some Coloradans were reminded this week of the state’s status as a battleground in this year’s presidential election when the Obama Campaign began airing its first TV ad here targeting the Grand Junction and Colorado Springs markets. 

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Fri April 6, 2012

Capitol Conversation: Criminal Justice Bills Spark Heated Debate

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There have been a host of bills during the legislative session focusing on criminal justice. Many of these measures have been controversial and sparked heated debate amongst lawmakers.

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