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5:06pm

Wed August 24, 2011
Technology

Apple's Steve Jobs Resigns

Steve Jobs is resigning as CEO of Apple. Jobs has engineered Apple's transformation of our relationship with our computers, phones and music. Jobs has been on medical leave from the day-to-day running of the company. The company said that Jobs will be replaced by Tim Cook, Apple's chief operating officer. For more on this story, Melissa Block talks to NPR's Laura Sydell.

5:00pm

Wed August 24, 2011
Economy

Busy Week for Conventions in Denver

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This week is expected to be one of the busiest convention weeks in Denver since 2008’s Democratic National Convention; millions of dollars will flow into the local economy as a result.

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3:37pm

Wed August 24, 2011
Economy

CBO Releases Report On Economy, Federal Budget

The federal budget problem has gotten a little bit better. That's according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, which released a new report Wednesday. The CBO estimates that this year's deficit will hit about $1.3 trillion. That's a huge amount of red ink — but it's also slightly less red ink than last year.

3:15pm

Wed August 24, 2011
Politics

Event Sparks Debate on How to Lower Gas Prices

Running on Empty attracted about 70 people on Wednesday.
Grace Hood

The Tea Party group Americans for Prosperity stopped in Fort Collins today to protest the high price of gasoline. But as many—if not more—counter protesters showed up for the rally.

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3:03pm

Wed August 24, 2011
Politics

Colorado Republicans Criticize Obama Administration over Shale Development

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Oil embedded in Colorado and other western states could help kick the nation of its dependency on foreign sources, if only the industry knew how to harvest it. Two Colorado congressmen say the Obama administration is standing in the way.

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