9:00am

Mon April 7, 2014
Music

Download Sharon Van Etten's Latest: 'Taking Chances'

Dusdin Condren Courtesy of the artist

Check out and get your hands on the lead single from Sharon Van Etten's forthcoming release Are We There?

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6:00am

Mon April 7, 2014
Arts & Life

What Not To Miss At CU's 2014 Conference On World Affairs

Pictured here the 65th Conference on World Affairs; the audience listening to Hedrick Smith in Macky Auditorium.
Credit Cedar Spring Wolf / Courtesy of University of Colorado, Boulder

Billed as the conference on “everything conceivable,” the Conference on World Affairs begins Monday, April 7. The annual event at the University of Colorado, Boulder includes 200 events that pretty much cover the gamut.

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7:48am

Sun April 6, 2014
Health

Boulder's Wealth May Be A Factor For Lowest Obesity Rate

Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks contain over 145 miles of trails.
Credit Dean Krafft / Flickr - Creative Commons

Boulder’s reputation as a healthy city has pushed it to the top nationwide for the lowest obesity rates. The city has come in first for lowest obesity rates every year with the exception of 2009 in a survey conducted by Gallup.

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9:00am

Sat April 5, 2014
marc on the blues

Hubert Sumlin Was A Blues Giant Who Walked With Giants

Hubert Sumlin at the Sioux Falls, South Dakota jazzfest, July 2006.
Xmith Xmith Flickr - Creative Commons

If you could have held your own playing guitar in the same bands with the Royalty of the Blues like Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters, you might have been as great a guitarist as Hubert Sumlin.

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6:00am

Sat April 5, 2014
Garden Report

Train Your Lawn To Conserve Water And Survive Drought

As grass clippings break down they provide nutrients for your lawn.
Credit LexnGer / Flickr - Creative Commons

Lawns may have a reputation for being excessively thirsty, but spring preparation will develop deep, drought resistant roots that use less of Colorado's precious water resources. Factors like the soil type, grass type, the amount of sun or shade, and the time of year all affect how a lawn should be watered.

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12:22pm

Fri April 4, 2014
Energy

Solar Power Without Rooftop Panels May Be Coming Soon

Bradley Gordon Creative Commons/Flickr

Xcel Energy is asking state regulators to create a new option for Coloradans who want at least some of their electricity to come from solar power – but who can’t or don’t wish to put solar panels on their rooftops.

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10:11am

Fri April 4, 2014
Mental Health

Mental Health Initiative Will Search For Statewide Solutions

It isn't too late to become involved in the broad statewide discussion on mental illness this weekend, with groups gathering in four cities to discuss means of eradicating stigma and removing barriers to treatment.

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8:30am

Fri April 4, 2014
Mental Health

For A Diagnosis Of Both Mental Illness And A Disability There Are Gaps In The System

Alex Meredith, 29, draws at the family home in Littleton, Colo., Feb. 17, 2014. Meredith was diagnosed with autism when he was very young. He also displayed symptoms of mental illness.
Joe Mahoney I-News

6:30am

Fri April 4, 2014
Movies

Humanity Deserves Its Fate In Aronofsky's 'Noah'

Russell Crowe play's Noah in Darren Aronofsky's latest film of the same name.
Niko Tavernise Paramount Pictures

It’s tempting to say that Darren Aronofsky's over publicized Noah is just a bucket of baloney, but that’s not all it is. Once in a while, the movie makes a surprising move, or shows a flash of genuine imagination and nerve.

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5:00am

Fri April 4, 2014
Environment

Catching Up With Former Gov. Bill Ritter On Fracking, Energy Policy

Former Gov. Bill Ritter, now director of the Center for the New Energy Economy (right), with (right to left) lab director Bryan Willson, CSU President Tony Frank and Governor John Hickenlooper.
Colorado State University

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