It’s time once again for our KRCC DJ music picks of the month.
(You can see last month’s picks HERE).

As you’ll notice, there’s a link beneath each song that will allow you to purchase it from iTunes; clicking on the album image leads to the entire album. If you click [...]

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It’s the end of the month… urm, beginning, actually, which means that it’s time once again for our KRCC DJ music picks of the month (you can see last month’s picks HERE).

As you’ll notice, there’s a link beneath each song that will allow you to purchase it from iTunes. If you click and [...]

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We’re always excited when talented locals make good on the national stage. A new, locally-developed iPhone-only pulp magazine called Steampunk Tales was just released by Colorado Springs-based programmer and engineer John Sondericker and it’s already gotten over a thousand links on Google, including a write-up on one of the biggest Mac blogs [...]

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Boxatron

On June 1, 2009 By

Photo: Noel Black

One of the little (sniff) sadnesses of radio features that the web has helped to cure is the fleeting ephemerality of great little pieces such as this one that we recorded last Spring. It was conceived as a kind of proto-Big Something when we were still thinking about it in a [...]

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Tariana Navas-Nieves, Curator of Hispanic and Native American Art for the Fine Arts Center, gave KRCC a sneak peak of one of the FAC’s latest acquisitions, a gift of six photographs by Peruvian Photographer Diego Lama.

Says Navas-Nieves:

He [...]

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High Frequency Poetry is a daily reading of a poem by a local author on Radio Colorado College throughout the month of April, National Poetry Month. The poems read here are all from the book Poetry While You Wait, a collection of poems selected by the Pikes Peak Poet Laureate, Aaron Anstett. The book will [...]

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News Round-Up

On June 27, 2008 By

In today’s news, a Ft. Carson soldier died in Iraq earlier this week, a wildfire continues to burn in Park County, and Colorado health officials confirm the first human cases of West Nile Virus in the state.

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Hundreds of people filled the Paramount theatre in downtown Denver on Monday for a public hearing on new rules for energy development. The rules would require the state to more closely look at the health and environmental impacts associated with oil and gas drilling. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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Right to Work

On June 23, 2008 By

Pro union groups and businesses are likely headed for a showdown this fall on Colorado’s election ballot. One business backed measure would make Colorado a right to work state, unions oppose it and have come up with their own proposals. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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A Democratic state representative is asking the U.S. army to explain why it didn’t react faster to a wild fire that erupted last week on the Piñon Canyon military training sight in southeast Colorado. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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The Governor’s transportation panel reconvened on Tuesday to come up with specific recommendations to fix the state’s ailing roads and bridges. The legislature failed to adopt the panel’s earlier recommendations but members hope next year will be different. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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Members of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission took a beating from lawmakers and the public in Grand Junction Tuesday. The COGCC is revising its regulations on oil and gas. Yesterday was the final public hearing that was NOT in Denver. Steve Zelaznik of KDNK has more.

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Telluride Jazz

On June 10, 2008 By

Telluride hosted its 32nd annual Jazz Celebration this past weekend, which also kicked off the town’s summer festival season. Over twenty-five acts played on several stages over the course of four days, including the spectacularly set outdoor stage… with its panoramic views of the high mountain canyon. KRCC’s Michelle Mercer was there and brought back [...]

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According to a new report from the Colorado Children’s Campaign — the state has the highest increase in childhood poverty rates in the country. Top state officials reacted to the report on Tuesday. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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The U.S. Forest Service has long tried to get kids outside and away from computers, TVs and video games… but the country’s top forester says efforts have become more urgent in recent years. The agency is hosting its first ever National Get Outdoors Day this Saturday, and Denver is expected to have one of [...]

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Governor Ritter signed the last handful of bills to come out of this year’s legislative session. One measure makes it easier for seasonal workers to come to Colorado. Another bill cracks down on fraudulent conservation easements aimed at preserving farm land. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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A new report from the non-partisan watchdog group the Campaign Finance Institute shows that Denver’s host committee for the Democratic National Convention is raising money for the event by using a loophole to bypass campaign finance laws. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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The entire graduating class of the medical school at the University of Colorado was in court recently. It wasn’t a real case, but an exercise to expose new doctors to what a malpractice trial is like. With an estimated 85,000 malpractice suits filed every year in the U.S., it’s likely that some of C.U.’s class [...]

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Former Massachusetts Governor Mit Romney’s keynote address over the weekend at the state Republican Convention capped quite a week on Colorado’s political scene… one that included visits from presidential hopefuls John McCain and Barack Obama.

Romney solidly captured Colorado during the February caucus before dropping out of the race. As KUNC’s Kirk Siegler reports, [...]

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Amanda Udis-Kessler, Colorado College’s Director of Institutional Research and Planning, just published a new book titled Queer Inclusion in the United Methodist Church. Noel Black spoke with her about her about her approach to the subject and why she chose to write about it.

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Colorado’s quarter century old lawsuit against the Federal government and Shell Oil has finally come to an end. Both have agreed to pay 35 million dollars to help restore the environmental damage they caused at Rocky Mountain Arsenal. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama outlined his education policy at a high school in the Denver suburb of Thornton on Wednesday. The Illinois senator says he wants schools to be innovative, and to reward good teachers with higher salaries. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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A new high-security laboratory opens today at Colorado State University. Researchers there are experimenting with some of the most dangerous microbes on the planet. The lab is the first of 13 new facilities the federal government is building nationwide. Their charge is to prepare for and respond to attacks with weaponized versions of biological agents [...]

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