Colorado

2:47pm

Wed September 12, 2012
NPR Story

New Politics Emerge In Aurora, Colo., After Shooting

Originally published on Wed September 12, 2012 3:58 pm

Transcript

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

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The deadly movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado has become a key issue in at least two tight congressional races in that battleground state. Since the attacks, two Democratic candidates - running in districts in and around Aurora - have called for stricter gun laws. But Republicans have accused them of trying to politicize the tragedy.

From member station KUNC, Kirk Siegler reports.

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1:39pm

Wed September 12, 2012
Agriculture

Despite The Rain, USDA Predicts Smaller Corn Harvest

Credit DS Pugh / Wikimedia Commons

The US Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its forecast for the nation’s drought damaged corn crop, from 123 bushels per acre last month to 122.8 bushels.

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11:32am

Wed September 12, 2012
Weather

Hey Colorado, Are You Ready For Snow Yet? Cuz, It's Snowing On Pikes Peak...

City of Colorado Springs

Lots of rain moved into Colorado on Wednesday, a welcome sight in the drought plagued state. The National Weather Service also issued a Winter Storm Watch though... for Pikes Peak.

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3:37pm

Tue September 11, 2012
Politics

Pro-Romney Groups Shift Focus to Colorado, the West [UPDATED]

Americans for Prosperity's "Failing Agenda" bus tour stopped in Centennial, CO Tuesday.
Kirk Siegler

Some well-funded Pro-Mitt Romney conservative groups are pulling their TV ad dollars out of Pennsylvania and Michigan and doubling down on efforts in what they consider to be more crucial swing states; such as Iowa, Nevada and Colorado.

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3:01pm

Tue September 11, 2012
Agriculture

Hay Rises in Demand, Prompts Theft from Local Farmers

Walt Hubis Flickr - Creative Commons

The scarcity and sky-high price of hay is causing worry among some Colorado livestock producers.

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