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January 23, 2017 | NPR · The new president has reinstated the "Mexico City" policy first instituted by Ronald Reagan in 1984. And this version is even broader than previous ones.
 
January 23, 2017 | NPR · Recently discovered tweets show Sean Spicer has been at odds with the "ice cream of the future" for years. On Monday, Dippin' Dots tried to end the (one-sided) feud with a letter asking to be friends.
 
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January 23, 2017 | NPR · White House press secretary Sean Spicer, in his first full press briefing, pledges never to lie, although, he says, "Sometimes we can disagree with the facts." He called media coverage "demoralizing."
 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
January 23, 2017 | NPR · The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released the first public images from its new weather satellite. The agency says the satellite's data will lead to more accurate weather forecasts.
 
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January 23, 2017 | NPR · Six million years ago, giant otters weighing more than 100 pounds lived among birds and water lilies in the wooded wetlands of China's Yunnan province. The discovery sheds light on how otters evolved.
 

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January 23, 2017 | NPR · NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Alan Burdick about his book, Why Time Flies. It's an investigation of the sometimes contradictory ways we experience time.
 
Spanish Civil Guard
January 23, 2017 | NPR · Authorities say they recovered about 3,500 pieces of stolen art, most of it from countries at war. Spanish police announced the suspects were arrested across Europe.
 
January 23, 2017 | FA · In the '60s, the CIA began a secret program that aimed to curb Communism by arming and training local fighters in Laos. Author Joshua Kurlantzick calls it "the largest covert operation in US history."
 
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January 23, 2017 | NPR · Our occasional series on storytelling in video games continues with the epic Western Red Dead Redemption. It's the tale of a reformed gunslinger tasked with hunting down the members of his old gang.
 
The White House
January 23, 2017 | NPR · Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy once said, "Everything in the White House must have a reason for being there." So we looked behind the scenes to learn how art is chosen for 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
 

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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