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December 2, 2015 | NPR · Largest study to date finds women who have a positive mammogram but have negative breast biopsies have a somewhat higher risk of developing breast cancer during the next 10 years.
December 1, 2015 | NPR · The CEO of Facebook and his wife have announced the birth of their baby girl Max, and committed to giving 99 percent of their shares in the company for philanthropic purposes.
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December 1, 2015 | WNYC · The New Jersey governor is showing off his credentials as a former prosecutor to argue he can fight terrorism.
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December 1, 2015 | NPR · When the rappers' taxi cab left without them, a man in Sheffield, England offered to drive Flavor Flav, Chuck D and their entourage to a show.
December 1, 2015 | NPR · For the first time in a decade, congressional leaders have reached a bipartisan agreement on a long-term bill to fix, maintain and expand the nation's roads, bridges, rails and mass transit.

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December 1, 2015 | NPR · Jenna Weiss-Berman, director of audio at Buzzfeed, says this podcast, produced by Kitchen Sisters Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, offers a gorgeous and complete soundscape.
December 1, 2015 | NPR · One of Japan's most beloved illustrators has died. Shigeru Mizuki always loved to draw, but it wasn't until he was in his 40s that he began to publish his most important work.
December 1, 2015 | NPR · Black Mountain College was only open for 24 years, but it helped foment the work of several artists, musicians, dancers and filmmakers, including John Cage, Merce Cunningham and Cy Twombly. Now it's the subject of the first major museum retrospective at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art.
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December 1, 2015 | NPR · "Beautiful, gross, strong, thin, fat, pretty, ugly, sexy, disgusting, flawless, woman." — that's how comedian Amy Schumer sums up this year's Pirelli calendar.
December 1, 2015 | NPR · Perhaps best known for her work on Reno 911, Nash talks to Fresh Air contributor Anna Sale about playing a nurse on HBO's Getting On, a series about an extended care facility for elderly women.

July 4, 2010

Western Skies, “Colorado Springs Budget Issues,” July 4, 2010

Like the rest of the nation, Colorado and its cities are facing tough decisions in this economic recession, but Colorado Springs has faced national attention over its budget issues. Among the pieces included in this month’s Western Skies, we’ll have a conversation about the complexities of the city budget, an upside to what some may see as a downside, and, we’ll talk about how some residents are taking matters into their own hands.

Click here to listen to the show.

Western Skies is a collaboration between KRCC News and The Big Something.

Filed under: Colorado Springs,Economy,KRCC News,Western Skies — andrea @ 11:01 am

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