Sat March 29, 2014
marc on the blue

'Big Joe' Williams Belted The Blues With A Gritty Intensity

“Big Joe” Williams pounded out the Blues, usually on a nine string guitar of his own design. Despite a very raw, unpolished and proto-Punk sound, he seldom failed to win over an audience.

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Sat March 29, 2014

More Jobs Added In Colorado Despite Stagnant Unemployment

Colorado economists expect job numbers to continue to rise for the rest of 2014.
Credit J. Stephen Conn / Flickr - Creative Commons

Even with a consistent unemployment rate, nonfarm payroll jobs in Colorado increased by 6,200 between the months of January and February. It’s not just more job opportunities. Employers are paying more.

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Sat March 29, 2014
Weekend Audition

Thievery Corporation Revisits An Old Love With 'Saudade'

Andrezj Liguz moreimages.net

In their latest, Thievery Corporation highlights what Eric Hilton and Rob Garza call "the essence of Bossa Nova." It is a word with no easy English equivalent, saudade.

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Sat March 29, 2014
Garden Report

Beekeeping Isn't Just For Professionals, Here's How To Do It

The average hive contains about 40,000 bees.
Credit Todd Martin / Flickr - Creative Commons

Many of us think of a garden as a variety of plants and flowers, but those flowering plants wouldn’t produce fruit without bees. Adding a hive of honeybees to your garden is a win-win scenario for your veggies and for the bees. Plus you get a year-long supply of honey to satisfy your cravings.

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Fri March 28, 2014

You Still Have Time Colorado: Where To Get Health Insurance

Those who do not have health insurance will pay a maximum penalty of either $95 or 1 percent of their taxable income for 2014.
Credit Images_of_Money / Flickr-Creative Commons


Fri March 28, 2014

Meat Labels Don't Infringe On Free Speech, Court Rules

New labels on packages of meat tell shoppers where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered.
Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media

Those new labels on grocery store meat that says where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered will be sticking around.

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Fri March 28, 2014

'The Missing Picture' Gets Under Your Skin In Remembering Horror

Strand Releasing

Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh has become one of Cambodia’s most eloquent voices about the horror inflicted on the country in the 1970s. His latest documentary, The Missing Picture, uses figurines and archival footage to document the horrors of the Khmer Rouge.

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Thu March 27, 2014

Senator Udall Backs President Obama's NSA Changes

Colorado Senator Mark Udall.
U.S. Senate

Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall is praising President Obama’s plan to end the National Security Agency’s bulk data collection of American’s phone records. The plan would keep phone records in the hands of private telephone companies and require a court order to access specific records.

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Thu March 27, 2014

Boulder Entrepeneur Betting That Drone Use Will Take Off

One of the drones manufactured by Multirotor service-drone
Photo courtesy of service-drone.com


Thu March 27, 2014

Firefighting Personnel Readying For Colorado Fire Season

A military helicopter practices a water drop near Chatfield Reservoir in Littleton, CO
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Despite Colorado’s higher than average snowpack, there’s no guarantee it will reduce the risk of wildfires in 2014. That’s why state, federal and military personal are taking the lessons learned during the severe 2012 and 2013 fire seasons to be better prepared.

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