Mon April 9, 2012

2012 Conference on World Affairs has Political Focus

The 64th annual Conference on World Affairs has diverted from its usual broad theme to point specifically this year to “Political Dialogue As It Should Be.”

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Thu March 22, 2012

Boulder Introduces Compost Bins on Pearl Street Mall

In keeping with the city council's 2008 zero waste initiative, Boulder officials have added an attention grabbing pilot program to three locations along the Pearl Street Mall.

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Thu March 15, 2012
The Salt

USDA To Give Schools More Ground Beef Choices After Outcry Over 'Pink Slime'

Originally published on Fri March 16, 2012 1:16 pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it will give schools alternatives to ground beef made with what critics have called "pink slime."

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has weighed in on the use of so-called pink slime in beef served in the government's free and reduced-price school lunch program.

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Fri February 17, 2012

CU Boulder Program Targets Youth Violence in Northeast Denver

University of Colorado

A five year project that aims to lower a recent alarming rise in youth violence in some of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods is underway. 

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Mon February 6, 2012

Boulder County Wants Teens For Summer Jobs

Boulder County Youth Corps

Colorado’s job market continues to be very tight, and a study released last year by the nonprofit "Employment Policy institute" places the state’s teen unemployment rate at 26%. That means many kids are not finding work during the summer months. However, Boulder County has an outdoor public works program that is actively seeking teens looking for that summer job.

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