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October 13, 2015 | NPR · Americans' junk food calories increasingly come from big box and convenience stores rather than traditional grocers, a study finds. And researchers say this trend is a public health concern.
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October 13, 2015 | NPR · They're called lesbians and "macho girls." Their teams don't get much financial support from the public sector. But teenagers like Lala and Milena love the sport so much that they keep on kicking.
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October 13, 2015 | WPRN · One in three Native American women will be sexually assaulted during her life, and even fewer will actually report the crime, per the Justice Department. Female elders in Wyoming want to change that.

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October 13, 2015 | NPR · The hit musical only closed six years ago, and now it's back, in a well-reviewed revival featuring hearing and deaf actors, who sing and sign during the performance.
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October 13, 2015 | NPR · Throughout his memoir, Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink, Costello grapples with parallels to his father's life. "In the end, music was playing in the room when my father left this earth," he says.
October 13, 2015 | NPR · Matthew Kressel kicks off an Old Testament-flavored fantasy trilogy with this story of a man, abducted by a demon, who learns he's one of 36 hidden saints whose existence preserves the Earth.
October 13, 2015 | NPR · Sloane Crosley's new novel, The Clasp, follows a group of disaffected 30-somethings who gather for a classmate's posh wedding — but the casual misanthropy of the characters dims the book's pleasures.
October 13, 2015 | FA · Twenty years ago, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was killed by a Jewish religious zealot. Dan Ephron, author of Killing a King, discusses the assassination and its effect on the peace process.

February 6, 2011

Western Skies, February 6, 2011: “Arts”

Western Skies returns with a look at arts. Listen to a conversation on the state of arts in Colorado Springs, the history of the Broadmoor Arts Academy, and take a gander through a rural community that looks to film production as a piece of their economic future. These are only a few of the topics we discuss in this month’s Western Skies.

Click here to listen to the show.

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

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