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12:04am

Mon September 12, 2011
Health

Obesity Epidemic Plagues Even the "Thinnest" State

Ryan Van Duzer runs about six miles most days on the "Eagle Trail" in north Boulder.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

This past weekend, thousands turned out for road races around Colorado including the Denver Half Marathon and the Compass Harvest Run in Golden.  It’s no surprise that running and other fitness activities are wildly popular in Colorado, where being fit seems to be engrained in the culture. But even here in the thinnest state in the nation, waistlines are widening, especially among children.  And as KUNC’s Kirk Siegler reports, public health officials are sounding the alarm.

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2:23pm

Fri September 9, 2011
Colorado Inside Out

Officials Question Homeland Security Spending in Colorado Post 9/11

Host Raj Chohan
Colorado Public Television

Colorado officials this week raised questions over where post 9/11 homeland security funds have been used in the state.  It’s one of the topics our media partners at Colorado Public Television and Colorado Inside Out are discussing.  Here’s host Raj Chohan.

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2:07pm

Fri September 9, 2011
Environment

Oil and Gas 'Categorical Exclusions' Spark Fight

KUNC file photo

Battle lines are being drawn between energy interests and conservationists over plans to revise oil and gas leasing rules in western states; something that was more than apparent during an oversight hearing on the matter held Friday by Colorado Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn.

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8:30am

Fri September 9, 2011
Garden Report

Autumn is Near - Time to Prepare Your Lawn and Garden

Mike Leakey/Flickr

Folks living in the mountains know fall is coming.  It was chilly this past week.

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6:00am

Fri September 9, 2011
Arts

KUNC Entertainment Report

There's LOTS of music and celebrations all across Colorado this weekend.

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