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June 30, 2016 | NPR · Months after he was granted a new hearing because of new evidence, Adnan Syed, whose 2000 murder conviction was a key focus of the Serial podcast, has been granted a new trial, his attorneys say.
 
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June 30, 2016 | NPR · There are now 47,000 homeless people in and around Los Angeles. The number of homeless women living on the streets has increased dramatically, and many are at risk of violence and sexual assault.
 
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June 30, 2016 | NPR · A father trying to save his son from the Islamic State. A brother working to support his sisters' education. A customs guard who shot one of the attackers. Three sisters, celebrating an engagement.
 
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June 30, 2016 | KQED · Therapists are in such demand they can bypass insurance companies, so the wealthy are more likely to get treated. A historian explains how this came to be the norm in the U.S. health care system.
 
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June 30, 2016 | NPR · The yogurt entrepreneur who set fire to his factory remains in prison, but he's in better spirits now. "He's dreaming again," says his wife.
 

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June 30, 2016 | NPR · Steven Spielberg directs an adaptation of the Roald Dahl book that goes long on sentiment and on ... well, length, but finds charm in its deployment of Mark Rylance as the CGI giant's voice.
 
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June 30, 2016 | NPR · Inspired by real events, The Innocents visits a convent in 1945 where a doctor finds herself unexpectedly treating pregnant nuns.
 
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June 30, 2016 | NPR · A professor (Ewan McGregor) gets drawn into a seedy and violent world of criminal intrigue by a boisterous Mafioso (Stellan Skarsgard).
 
June 30, 2016 | NPR · Future Shock by Alvin Toffler was a huge sensation when it was published in 1970. The book perfectly captured the angst of that time and prepared society for more changes to come.
 
June 30, 2016 | NPR · NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to UCLA professor Darnell Hunt about the new class of members on the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
 

October 3, 2010

Western Skies: “Elections and Politics,” October 3, 2010

Because many people choose to vote by mail in Colorado rather than on Election Day in a traditional polling place, we’re talking elections and politics this month. Early voting begins October 18th, and voters will decide on a host of regional and statewide positions and issues. This month we have conversations about politics and elections, and take a look at a Libertarian school.

Click here to listen to show.

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

Filed under: Elections,KRCC News,Politics,Western Skies — andrea @ 12:02 pm

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