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2:00am

Wed October 12, 2011
Europe

Does Dexia's Collapse Herald A Wider Banking Crisis?

Until now, the eurozone debt crisis has been confined to countries on the continent's periphery — like Greece, Spain and Ireland. But that may be changing with the collapse of a bank at the core of the eurozone. While some call Franco-Belgian lender Dexia's demise an exception, others say it is a wake-up call for all European banks.

12:03pm

Tue October 11, 2011
Business

Fortune 500 Firm Arrow Expanding in Colorado

Arrow CEO Mike Long joined Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper for the announcement.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

State officials are hailing a decision by a Fortune 500 company to relocate its corporate headquarters from New York to Colorado.

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7:29am

Tue October 11, 2011
Race

Latinos On TV: Laughing At Culture, Laughing With It

Originally published on Fri January 6, 2012 5:05 pm

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host: With us to listen in on how Spanish has been used on television is NPR's Felix Contreras, producer for NPR's Arts Desk.

And, Felix, when did U.S. audiences start to hear Spanish on the airwaves?

FELIX CONTRERAS: You know, pretty much since the earliest days of the medium. And the most prominent example of this is the show that set viewing records in the 1950s and also featured a character with a thick accent who struggled with English.

(SOUNDBITE OF TV SHOW, "I LOVE LUCY")

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6:00am

Tue October 11, 2011
Politics

Colorado’s Redistricting Issue Goes to Court

Colorado Statesman

As was the case ten years ago a court will have the final say in how the state’s congressional districts are drawn. The process happens every decade based on updated population figures from the census. But lawmakers failed to agree on a plan during the legislative session. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke to Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about the pending hearing.

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5:54am

Tue October 11, 2011
Around the Nation

Least Active City Mocks 'Men's Health' Ranking

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host: Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

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