4:28pm

Thu April 3, 2014
Business

Wind Energy PTC Included In Tax Extenders Bill

Wind turbines on the Cedar Creek wind farm east of Grover, Colorado at sunset with a backdrop of stratocumulus clouds.
NCAR

12:08pm

Thu April 3, 2014

10:00am

Thu April 3, 2014
Field Notes

Four Things You Should Know About Our Food System

Despite certainty on the farm bill finally coming down from Washington, farmers still face plenty of unknowns.
Luke Runyon KUNC and Harvest Public Media

Food doesn’t just come from a grocery store. Millions of farmers spend their lives producing the crops and raising the livestock that we eat and use.

So it makes sense: If you’re interested in what’s on your plate, you’re interested in what’s going on in the field.

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8:00am

Thu April 3, 2014
Health

Next Steps For Colorado And The Affordable Care Act

Colorado's healthcare exchange as it appears April 3, 2014. Information about completing enrollment post-deadline appears prominantly on the homepage.
Jim Hill KUNC

Like other states that opted to run their own exchange, Colorado spent several years and hundreds of millions in federal dollars to create an insurance marketplace specifically tailored for Coloradans.

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6:16am

Thu April 3, 2014

Welcome To The Borderland

Lead in text: 
It is so much more than what you heard. Morning Edition's trip along the border is captured here in 12 vignettes highlighting the people, places, maps and the physical barriers found on both sides.
Source: Npr
The U.S.-Mexico border is not a line. It's a place. NPR's Morning Edition spent two weeks driving it — a 2,428 mile road trip. Here are 12 short stories sharing what they found.

5:00am

Thu April 3, 2014
Arts District

Centenarian’s Work Serves As A Gallery Of Memory

Artist Marian Busey discusses her work inside her studio..
Paul Cywilko, Arts District

Photographs hold time still. At 102 years-old, Marian Busey could have walls clad with copious snapshots. Instead, the artists’ memorable moments were captured by her own hand with paint and paper.

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4:00am

Thu April 3, 2014
inTune Station Blog

From Neil Best's Desk: Bringing The 'In Person' KUNC Experience

Pictured left to right: Joyce Best, Garrison Keillor, Neil Best and Rich Dworsky of 'The Guy's Allstar Shoe Band.'
Robert Leja KUNC

It was great seeing so many KUNC listeners and members as the station hosted our annual OpenStage performance. It was as equally enjoyable as we welcomed Garrison Keillor to Fort Collins for his appearance at the Lincoln Center.

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1:57pm

Wed April 2, 2014
Craft Beer

Federal Rule Could Dry Up Beer Brewer-Rancher Relationship

The federal rule would classify breweries as animal food manufacturers because many breweries sell or donate leftover grains to ranchers.
Credit Ben Harris-Roxas / Flickr

Few people connect craft breweries with cattle feed. But passing along the spent grains from the brewing process, like barley and wheat, to livestock ranchers is a common practice. But that relationship could be in jeopardy.

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1:48pm

Wed April 2, 2014
Business

Colorado Business Remains Optimistic About 2014 Economy

Construction and energy production continue to see job growth in Colorado
Bradley Gordon Creative Commons/Flickr

7:30am

Wed April 2, 2014
Wildfire

Budget May Douse State Aerial Firefighting Fleet

A Type 1 helicopter, known as a snorkel, drops water on the High Park Fire near Fort Collins, Colo., June, 2012.
National Guard Flickr - Creative Commons

Lawmakers on Colorado’s powerful joint budget committee are skeptical about finding money for an aerial firefighting fleet for the upcoming wildfire season. A report from the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control recommends spending $33 million on spotter planes, small air tankers, helicopters, and leasing large air tankers for wildfire season.

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