All Things Considered

Weekday Evenings 2-3, 3:30 - 5:30, & 6-7
Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, Audie Cornish
Jackie Fortier

Breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -- sometimes quirky -- features.




Fri February 17, 2012

Flu Showing Up Later, but Already in Many Places

Daniel Dimarco Flickr – Creative Commons

Health officials say flu season is finally here – marking one the latest starts in nearly 25 years. Nationally, people typically begin showing symptoms in December or January. Flu activity has also been slow in Larimer County. But that’s expected to change.

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Fri February 17, 2012

Lawmakers Debate Limiting Trans Fats in Colorado Schools

Christian Cable Flickr – Creative Commons

A bill that would crack down on junk food in Colorado schools has cleared its first hurdle at the statehouse. The measure would ban trans fats in public schools. While lawmakers watered down the bill, it would still go farther than similar bans in other states.

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Thu February 16, 2012

Colorado Wind Industry Bracing for Job Cuts

Kerwin Stretch, president and GM of Golden-based SGB Starkstrom, stands on his company's factory floor.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado’s wind industry says thousands of jobs are on the line unless Congress approves an extension to a popular wind energy production tax credit that expires at year’s end.

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Thu February 16, 2012

Bill Banning Local Oil and Gas Regulations Fails

Lindsey Gee Flickr – Creative Commons

A Republican bill to ban local governments from regulating the oil and gas industry failed in a senate committee on a 4 to 1 vote.

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Thu February 16, 2012
Election 2012

In Arizona, Romney Can't Take Mormons For Granted

Originally published on Thu February 16, 2012 4:41 pm

Karen Johnson, from Linden, Ariz., supports the candidacy of Ron Paul. She says Mitt Romney shares her faith, but not her politics.
Peter O'Dowd For NPR

The wind howls on a blustery Sunday morning in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona, as well-dressed families pull into the parking lot of a Mormon church.

Mormon pioneer roots run more than a century deep in this part of the state, an isolated spot between two Indian reservations.

Karen Johnson is among the Mormon faithful, passionate about God and country.

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