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6:00am

Fri November 11, 2011
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Great Music, Theatre, Dance, and dinners in the dark along Colorado's Front Range this weekend.

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5:00am

Fri November 11, 2011
Colorado Veterans

Colorado-Based Nonprofit Gives Returning Veterans New Skills

This week, the Obama administration has been pushing a package of initiatives to help military veterans transition to civilian life.  In Denver, one national nonprofit is already working to address high jobless rates for returning service members.

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5:00am

Fri November 11, 2011
Health

Colorado Springs Program Helps Veteran’s Adjust to Civilian Life

Veteran and LifeQuest Trainer intern Tyler Daly climbs the red rocks at a park on the outskirts of Colorado Springs.
Shanna Lewis

Wounded soldiers come home from Iraq and Afghanistan only to face a new battle – the battle to fit back into civilian life again. Many have crippling wounds you can't see. Programs aimed at helping these veterans are popping up around the country. In Colorado Springs, hundreds of Fort Carson soldiers are taking part in an intense physical training program offered by a group called LifeQuestTransitions. As the military continues the final drawdown of troops in Iraq – Shanna Lewis brings us this report.

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5:00am

Fri November 11, 2011
Agriculture

USDA Grant to Benefit Denver Urban Gardens

Denver Urban Gardens

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $725,000 in grants to support 10 community garden programs across the country—including one in Colorado.

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2:59pm

Thu November 10, 2011
Environment

Salazar Pushes Congress to Pass Western Wilderness Bills

View of a wilderness study area near Grand Junction.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is calling on Congress to pass wilderness legislation in nine states – including Colorado. 

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