Denver

1:00pm

Fri March 23, 2012
State Capitol

Tribal Flags Installed at Colorado Capitol

Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado’s two federally recognized Indian tribes now have permanent flags on display in the state capitol.  

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3:59pm

Thu March 22, 2012
Business

Eye Candy And Brain Food? The Auto Show Product Specialist

Brenda, a product specialist, stands next to the new Buick crossover.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

What does the Denver International Auto show have in common with the Ringling Brothers Circus? It’s not animals – or tiny little cars. 

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1:09pm

Tue March 13, 2012
Transportation

Gasoline Prices Lowest in Denver

UniSouth WikiMedia Commons

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is at $3.81 according to the Lundberg survey. Denver has the cheapest prices at $3.36 a gallon. 

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10:01pm

Wed March 7, 2012
Around the Nation

In Denver Taxis, Extra Eyes On The Street For Police

Longtime Denver taxi driver Teddy Johnson participates in the "Taxis on Patrol" program, and has made two reports of potential safety issues so far.
Kirk Siegler for NPR

Some days, it would be easy to mistake the Metro Taxi dispatch center in Denver for a police station. Traffic and crime incidents are recorded in a special logbook, as drivers call in descriptions and locations to police.

It's part of a program called Taxis on Patrol. Just a day after the program began, a cab driver helped police make an arrest for a fatal hit-and-run. In the months since, eyewitness calls from cabbies using a bulletin system similar to an Amber Alert have led to hundreds of arrests.

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11:26am

Fri March 2, 2012
LIVE @ SWALLOW HILL SESSIONS

This Saturday: The Lumineers on 'Live @ Swallow Hill'

Mark Sink

Tune in this Saturday at 7pm for another Live @ Swallow Hill broadcast on KUNC. This edition features Denver's The Lumineers, recorded at Swallow Hill on Dec. 9th, 2011.

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