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November 22, 2019 | NPR · The founder of the massive snowboarding brand Burton Snowboards died Wednesday from complications due to cancer. He was 65.
 
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November 22, 2019 | NPR · The opioid epidemic is intergenerational, with tens of thousands of babies born every year dependent on opioids. Advocates worry lawsuits against the drug industry might overlook these children.
 
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November 22, 2019 | NPR · Studies find that Native Americans, especially women, are victims of disproportionate levels of violence, and state and federal databases inadequately track the crisis.
 
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November 22, 2019 | NPR · Officials say Jerry Chun Shing Lee received more than $840,000 from Chinese officials in exchange for U.S. secrets. His Chinese handlers said they would "take care of him for life."
 
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November 22, 2019 | NPR · Sen. Lindsey Graham told reporters that he wanted to make it clear that a trial couldn't be dismissed before it started. The president has also been making an effort to meet with GOP senators.
 

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November 22, 2019 | NPR · Robert Harris' genre-bending new book at first appears to take place in a medieval setting — and then you realize the young priest at its center is holding a cracked, defunct, centuries-old iPhone.
 
November 22, 2019 | FA · Director Marielle Heller's new film, starring Tom Hanks, casts a spell with the lightest of touches. Drop your skepticism; this film feels like an encounter with Fred Rogers himself.
 
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November 22, 2019 | NPR · Kristen Richardson traces the history of the practice, with firsthand accounts from diaries and letters, finding political strife, social upheaval and machinations to keep out so-called undesirables.
 
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November 22, 2019 | NPR · Everything's bigger in Texas, but some places are bigger than Texas. In this final round, contestants guess whether a geographic area is larger than the Lone Star state.
 
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December 5, 2010

Western Skies: “Retrospective,” December 5, 2010

This month we’re going to spend the hour looking back at some of the topics we covered since kicking off the revival of Western Skies in June. There was a lot of overlap, stories that could have appeared in multiple episodes, and themes that kept popping up from topic to topic.

Click here to listen to the show.

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

Filed under: KRCC News,Western Skies — andrea @ 11:00 am

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