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5:39am

Mon January 23, 2012
Politics

TBD Colorado Seeks New Vision for State

Kirk Siegler

Governor John Hickenlooper is gearing up to launch a new initiative that aims to engage the public on creating a new vision for Colorado. The venture is called TBD, or to be determined. KUNC’s State capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.

5:00am

Mon January 23, 2012
Health

State Has Backlog Of Air Pollution Permits For Oil & Gas

The brown cloud covering highly populated parts of the Front Range is the visible part of air pollution, but unseen ozone is most dangerous to health.
Robert D. Tonsing Colorado Public News

Colorado’s oil and gas boom combined with a cash-strapped state government has caused a backlog of 1,800 pending air pollution control permits for oil and gas equipment.

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4:00am

Mon January 23, 2012
Environment

Colorado Lawmaker to Introduce Fracking Bill

Matt Jones (D) Colorado State Representative, District 12
Colorado House Democrats

A state lawmaker plans to introduce legislation as early as this week that would give local governments more authority to regulate hydraulic fracturing, a move that comes as many local governments have looked to limit or temporarily ban fracking within their boundaries.

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8:21am

Sun January 22, 2012
Politics

Capitol Conversation: Election Year Politics Already Underway

Creative Commons

State lawmakers are more than a week into the legislative session and election year politics are already starting to flare up under the gold dome. Several lawmakers are running for Congress, which doesn’t make things any easier. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland breaks things down with her fellow state house reporters.

11:51am

Sat January 21, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Remembering Etta James On The Nine O'Clock Blues

John K. Addis Creative Commons

Join me this evening for the Nine O’Clock Blues as we pay tribute to Etta James, who passed away yesterday after an extended illness.

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