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.

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5:11pm

Mon June 13, 2011
Opinion

A New Summer Haircut? Don't Count On A New You

For many people bare feet are an integral part of summer, but commentator Laura Lorson has the urge to shed more than her flip-flops.
iStockphoto.com

Laura Lorson worked for NPR in Washington throughout most of the 1990s as a director, producer, and editor for Talk of the Nation, All Things Considered, and the former NPR show Anthem.

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4:34pm

Mon June 13, 2011
Environment

Forest Chief Heading to Hickenlooper Cabinet

USFS Rocky Mountain Region Forester Rick Cables is taking a job with the State of Colorado.
KUNC file photo

The regional head of the US Forest service is taking a management job with the Hickenlooper Administration in Colorado.  Regional forester Rick Cables will become director of the state’s newest agency, the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife.

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2:08pm

Mon June 13, 2011
State Politics

Bennet, Gardner Bring Bipartisan Road show to NOCO

Colorado Statesman

It almost has all the trappings of a joke – a Democrat and Republican visit northern Colorado together. But that was the case late last week when Senator Michael Bennet and 4th District Congressman Cory Gardner teamed up. It’s one of the items that KUNC’s Brian Larson and Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff are discussing.

12:41pm

Mon June 13, 2011
Agriculture

Proposed Subsidy Changes Could Help Colorado Farmers

Colorado cattle grazing
photo courtesy of the U.S. Dept of Agriculture

Federal legislation introduced last week could help level the playing field for small and mid-sized farmers in Colorado and other states.

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4:12pm

Sat June 11, 2011
Music Interviews

The Go-Go's: Still Going

The Go-Go's are on tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their massively successful debut.
Courtesy of the artist

In the summer of 1981, The Go-Go's released Beauty and the Beat, a record that would become the first No. 1 album for an all-female band that wrote its own songs and played its own instruments. And believe it or not, that hasn't happened again since.

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