All Things Considered

Weekday Evenings 2-3, 3:30 - 5:30, & 6-7
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Jackie Fortier

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2:20pm

Fri July 29, 2011
Politics

Group Protests Rep. Gardner’s Debt Ceiling Stance

About 40 people from Eyes on Congress and the liberal group ProgressNow rallied in front of 4th Congressional Representative Cory Gardner’s Fort Collins office today.
Grace Hood

About 40 people from Eyes on Congress and the liberal group ProgressNow rallied in front of 4th Congressional Representative Cory Gardner’s Fort Collins office today.

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1:25pm

Fri July 29, 2011
Spotlight on Country

Ashton Shepherd: Country Music With Roots

Ashton Shepherd, whose new album is called Where Country Grows.
Danny Clinch Courtesy of MCA Nashville

In these days of downright citified, even glamorous, country music singers, Ashton Shepherd lives the life other country stars just sing about. Her new album, Where Country Grows, is her second, but Shepherd hasn't moved to a big spread outside Nashville. She still lives in Coffeeville, Ala. She sells vegetables out of the back of her pickup truck when she's not on tour.

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1:00pm

Fri July 29, 2011
NPR Story

No Resolution To Debt Ceiling Crisis In Sight

House Republicans huddle behind closed doors seeking votes for Speaker John Boehner's debt ceiling bill, while Senate Democrats move ahead on their own plan, which faces lumbering procedural hurdles. The irony, says President Obama, is that "the two parties are not miles apart." He adds that "the time for putting party first is over."

12:35pm

Fri July 29, 2011
Veterans

Denver's Go Green Warehouse Off to a Strong Start

Sales at a newly-launched Denver home improvement store that supports military veterans are exceeding expectations.

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12:06pm

Fri July 29, 2011
Music

Songs For The Delivery Room: One Woman's Playlist

Alison MacAdam with her son, Abe, about eight months after she put this mix to use.
Courtesy of the MacAdam family

Pregnant? Making a mixtape to accompany your labor is not likely your first consideration. It certainly wasn't mine back in the snowy winter of 2010. But many hospitals and birth centers promise you CD players or even iPod docks in the delivery room. Medical professionals encourage you to bring music to help you bear the experience.

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