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Sun January 22, 2012

Capitol Conversation: Election Year Politics Already Underway

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State lawmakers are more than a week into the legislative session and election year politics are already starting to flare up under the gold dome. Several lawmakers are running for Congress, which doesn’t make things any easier. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland breaks things down with her fellow state house reporters.


Fri January 20, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

A lot of great music, theatre, and art to enjoy along Colorado's Front Range this weekend... and this is the last weekend for the National Western Stock Show.

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Fri January 20, 2012
Around the Nation

Law Enforcement 'Tests' Accuracy Of Breathalyzer

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement faced accusations that a breathalyzer was giving inaccurate readings. So it commissioned a study. Fifteen employees consumed more than $300 worth of whiskey, mixers and Doritos, and then used the breathalyzer. Judges are considering whether the study was legitimate.


Fri January 20, 2012

British Judge Recruits Pedestrians For Jury Duty

Originally published on Fri January 20, 2012 3:03 pm



(POST-BROADCAST CLARIFICATION: This story takes place in London, Ontario.] Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Londoners hoping to avoid jury duty ought not to walk too close to the courthouse. A frustrated judge there recently exercised a little-known power: sending police into the street to rustle up jurors.

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Fri January 20, 2012
NPR Story

The Last Word In Business

Renee Montagne has the Last Word in business.