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4:51pm

Thu November 17, 2011
Politics

Hickenlooper Presents 2012 Budget Proposal

Kirk Siegler

Lawmakers peppered Governor John Hickenlooper with economic development questions on Thursday when he presented his budget for next year. The legislature’s bi-partisan joint budget committee is charged with crafting a budget. Similar to recent years, the budget will require significant cuts to government programs. The Governor has also set aside 6 million dollars for economic incentives. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.

4:42pm

Thu November 17, 2011
Deceptive Cadence

Turkey, Cranberries And Composers At The Table

Originally published on Thu November 17, 2011 10:01 pm

Which composers would you invite to your Thanksgiving table?
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1:51pm

Thu November 17, 2011
Occupy Denver

Protesters Mark Two Month Anniversary in Denver

Occupy Denver protesters marched to the steps of city hall Thursday afternoon.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Thousands of people are rallying in cities across the US to mark the two month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement.  In Denver Thursday, protesters marched to city hall and along the city’s busy 16th Street Mall where there have been numerous clashes with police in recent weeks.

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12:41pm

Thu November 17, 2011
Recreation

For Colorado’s Ski Industry, a Strong Start to the Season

Eldora Mountain Resort

Thanks to colder temperatures and recent snowfall, Eldora Mountain Resort will open tomorrow morning. It’s one of several ski areas that are starting out the season strong.

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10:38am

Thu November 17, 2011
Around the Nation

Occupy Demonstrators Mark Two Months Of Protests

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

From New York to California and places in between, Occupy protesters are in the streets today. That's because it was exactly two months ago that the movement began in a New York City park. Police in riot gear were deployed in lower Manhattan this morning, as hundreds of demonstrators marched with the aim of shutting down Wall Street. NPR correspondent Margot Adler has been following the events, and she joins us now live. Good morning, Margot.

MARGOT ADLER, BYLINE: Good morning.

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