All Things Considered

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

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5:23pm

Thu December 8, 2011
Environment

Western Ski Resorts Sluggish on Environmental Efforts

Solar panels atop Aspen Highlands.
Photo by the Aspen Skiing Company

Western ski resorts did not make significant environmental improvements during 2011, the first time in five years according to a new report by a Durango-based environmental group.

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5:06pm

Thu December 8, 2011
Agriculture

Ranchers Weigh in, Criticize Proposed Cattle Identification Rules

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The comment period for proposed U.S. Department of Agriculture rules on Animal Disease Traceability will come to a close late tomorrow evening at 10 o’clock.

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3:57pm

Thu December 8, 2011
Immigration

Colorado Immigrant Groups Praise Obama Pilot Program

Colorado immigrant groups are hailing a new pilot program launched this week in Denver and Baltimore that aims to narrow focus on deporting serious criminals that are in the country illegally.  The Obama Administration has ordered federal immigration officials to review some 7,800 pending deportation cases in Colorado as part of the six week, experimental program.

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2:38pm

Thu December 8, 2011
NPR Story

Apple, Publishing Houses Face Antitrust Probe

Originally published on Thu December 8, 2011 8:08 pm

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LYNN NEARY, HOST:

The European Union may be in the middle of its biggest crisis ever, but that doesn't mean it's overlooking the small stuff - international competition over the sale of eBooks, for example. The E.U.'s executive body, the European Commission, is investigating Apple and five major publishers for possible antitrust violations relating to the pricing of eBooks. The U.S. Justice Department is also investigating the publishers and Apple, for possible anti-competitive practices.

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2:38pm

Thu December 8, 2011
NPR Story

Shootings Reported At Virginia Tech

Lynn Neary speaks with Lerone Graham, reporter for the Roanoke Times, for the latest about reported shootings on the campus of Virginia Tech.

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