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5:29am

Thu September 1, 2011
Business

Boulder Aerospace Co. Wary that Budget Ax Could Scrap Hubble Replacement

The James Webb Space Telescope is intended as a replacement for the Hubble Space Telescope, but it’s become a target for federal budget cutters. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder County Business Report publisher Chris Wood about the project and the role of Boulder’s Ball Aerospace.

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3:34am

Thu September 1, 2011
Business

In Dispute, 'Financial Times' Pulls App Off iTunes

A major newspaper publisher is refusing to swallow demands from Apple, and it pulled its App off of iTunes. The Financial Times didn't want to pay Apple 30 percent of its revenue from customers who downloaded the App.

3:00am

Thu September 1, 2011
Four Mile Canyon Fire

One Year Later, Boulder Fire Victims Still Recovering

Kirk Siegler

One year ago this Labor Day Weekend, an errant spark from an unattended fire pit in Four Mile Canyon west of Boulder quickly became the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history burning 169 homes and damaging scores more.  It was an emotional and stressful time for thousands of people directly impacted by the Four Mile Canyon fire, for many, one year later, it still is.

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2:00am

Thu September 1, 2011
Governing

Panel Finds Widespread Waste By Wartime Contractors

A report by a congressional commission says the U.S. has lost tens of billions of dollars during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan because of waste and fraud in government contracts. The panel offered 15 recommendations to tackle the contracting mess. But one suggested fix — hire more government workers — might not be too popular right now.

2:00am

Thu September 1, 2011
NPR Story

Rebels Tasked With Ensuring Libyans Security

Nearly all Libyans agree that security should be a top priority for the country's interim government. Some councilmen and rebel commanders say the first step to ensuring security will be to take away the light arms that both sides handed out en masse.

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