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October 23, 2014 | NPR · More than 100 years old, the organization offers young American girls the chance to succeed. So why is it struggling?
 
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October 23, 2014 | NPR · All around the country, drivers are seeing signs that gas prices are depressed. Those drops helped hold down the latest consumer price index. But economists worry about too much of a good thing.
 
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October 23, 2014 | NPR · Fifty-eight-year-old Kevin Vickers is being hailed as a hero for reportedly shooting the gunman who attacked the Parliament.
 
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October 23, 2014 | NPR · Frustrated scientists argued Wednesday that making nasty viruses even worse in the lab provides crucial insight into preventing pandemics. Others say it just ups the risk a lab germ will start one.
 
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October 23, 2014 | NPR · Amber Vinson, 29, the second of two nurses diagnosed with the disease after treating an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital, reportedly had no sign of the virus as of late Tuesday.
 

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October 23, 2014 | NPR · Rock 'n' roll rebellion is mainstream today, but Peter Bebergal's new book summons a more shadowed past, when artists like Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin brought an occult mystique to the music.
 
October 23, 2014 | NPR · What do Beyoncé, André the Giant, and a soufflé have in common? Why, the accents in their names, bien sûr! The answers in this final round will be words, names, or phrases containing an accent.
 
October 23, 2014 | NPR · Have you ever been perplexed by the on-screen guide descriptions of your favorite TV shows? Us too. We serve up descriptions of shows, whose titles have been taken perhaps a bit too literally.
 
October 23, 2014 | NPR · These words, names, and phrases contain the letters "IQ" consecutively somewhere inside of them. Does this somewhat oblique game pique your interest?
 
October 23, 2014 | NPR · U.S. Presidents spend years in office, but their tenure is often remembered in the mind of the public by a singular moment or trait. Given a keyword, you tell us which President it describes.
 

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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