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August 27, 2015 | NPR · "It kind of broke the system," says Jake Fisher, director of the magazine's auto test division. Tesla's stock rose 8 percent Thursday.
 
August 27, 2015 | NPR · Law enforcement agencies in North Dakota are now allowed to operate drones armed with "less than lethal" weapons.
 
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August 27, 2015 | NPR · SuperPAC Priorities USA Action released a digital ad blasting Republican candidates for their heated rhetoric on immigration. It's a small campaign for now, but it sends a clear message.
 
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August 27, 2015 | NPR · The president said that what started out as a natural disaster became something much worse when government didn't "look out for its own citizens."
 
August 27, 2015 | NPR · Simmons College in Boston has announced it will transition its brick-and-mortar program to an online-only degree for women and men.
 

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August 27, 2015 | NPR · The latest from director Alex Ross Perry stars Elisabeth Moss in the story of a woman who spends a very hard week in a very isolated place.
 
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August 27, 2015 | NPR · Brazilian filmmaker Anna Muylaert's comedy suggests that to look at a society's political health, you look at the way the help is treated — like the housekeeper at the story's center.
 
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August 27, 2015 | NPR · Zac Efron is little more than a good-looking void in this story of dance music in the San Fernando Valley, but the film is intermittently engaging as a medley of themes and genres.
 
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August 27, 2015 | NPR · Paul Kingsnorth self-published The Wake, his tale of the 11th-century Norman conquest of England, written in a pastiche of Old and modern English — and was startled when it became a smash hit.
 
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August 27, 2015 | NPR · Alexandra Kleeman's novel, populated by TV-obsessed characters on a steady diet of Popsicles and oranges, is a controlled exercise in what critic Jason Sheehan calls "terrifying banality."
 

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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