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Sat September 22, 2012

Week In News: Previewing The First Debate

Originally published on Sat September 22, 2012 2:54 pm



It's WEEKENDS on ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Jacki Lyden.

MITT ROMNEY: Eight percent unemployment for over, how many, 43 months right here in Las Vegas and in Nevada. You've seen housing prices bumping along the bottom, record numbers of foreclosures. These are tough times. We have a president who says he can't fix Washington. I can. I will lead. I'll get the job done.

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Thu September 13, 2012

How the West Was Won: Region's Role in Election Debated

The University of Denver will host the first presidential debate on Oct. 3rd.
University of Denver
  • Kirk Siegler reporting for All Things Considered


Mon June 4, 2012

Telescope Still Exposed, But Damage Not as Bad as First Thought

Strong winds over the winter severely damaged the dome on top of the Mount Evans observatory.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

The early word is that it could have been worse. The steel and aluminum dome atop the Mount Evans observatory was destroyed by high winds over the winter. But damage to the telescope inside may not be as bad as first thought.

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Tue May 22, 2012
Reporter's Notebook

Highest Observatory In Colorado, U.S. Damaged By Wind

Screencap from a video of the Meyer Womble Observatory damage from
Adam Jones - University of Denver via

Perched at 14,148 feet near the summit of Mt. Evans is the Meyer-Womble Observatory. In terms of optical observatories, it has the 3rd highest vantage point to the stars in the world. That vantage also exposes it to the winds.

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