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July 1, 2015 | NPR · The change in policy was announced on Instagram by first lady Michelle Obama. The White House urged visitors to share their experience using the hashtag #WhiteHouseTour. Selfie sticks aren't allowed.
 
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July 1, 2015 | NPR · Julie Hamp was arrested June 18 for allegedly importing the prescription painkiller oxycodone in violation of the country's narcotics laws. She has not been charged.
 
July 1, 2015 | NPR · In a letter to creditors, the prime minister said Greece will accept most terms proposed June 28. It's unclear if the letter will have any impact. Greece has defaulted on a loan payment to the IMF.
 
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July 1, 2015 | NPR · Advocates concede it may be more challenging to rally public support and dollars for causes that may be less obvious or visceral than marriage.
 
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July 1, 2015 | NPR · As a flood of at least 120 new and returning series come to TV this summer, NPR's TV critic picks four shows most worth binge watching by the pool.
 

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July 1, 2015 | NPR · As a flood of at least 120 new and returning series come to TV this summer, NPR's TV critic picks four shows most worth binge watching by the pool.
 
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June 30, 2015 | NPR · Step up your summer grilling game by re-creating the ancient Peruvian way of cooking meat underground in your own backyard. It's called pachamanca, and it yields incredibly moist and smoky morsels.
 
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June 30, 2015 | NPR · It's easy to get overwhelmed by the English and their social tea traditions. What time does each of them take place, anyway? But don't fret. The Salt is here to offer guidance.
 
June 30, 2015 | NPR · Misty Copeland has been promoted to top dancer at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre in New York. She is the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's history.
 
June 30, 2015 | NPR · The main character in Vendela Vida's new novel is alone in Morocco when her bag with her passport and credit cards is stolen. Vida says The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty was inspired by her own travels.
 

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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