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Sun May 15, 2011

God Bless Everybody

As the old saying goes “It is better to give than to receive.” But the “giving” part can take on many forms. KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel has found a way of paying it forward that could have immeasurable results where the medical world is concerned.

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Fri May 13, 2011

Xcel on Track to Meet Clean Energy Law Early

Photo by Kirk Siegler

The state's largest utility Xcel Energy says it’s on par to meet Colorado’s renewable energy mandate by 2017, three years earlier than state law requires.

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Fri May 13, 2011
Public Health

Jeffco Cuts West Nile Virus Program

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Citing budget constraints, public health officials in Jefferson County say they’re cutting a spraying program that prevents the mosquito responsible for carrying West Nile Virus from breeding.

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Fri May 13, 2011
Around the Nation

Batman Unlucky In Las Vegas Punch-Fest

A video on YouTube shows a man dressed as Batman putting up his dukes. Unfortunately for the caped crusader, a tourist throws multiple punches at him, and then picks up Batman and body-slams him before walking off.


Fri May 13, 2011
Around the Nation

Lumber Baron's Fortune Divided After 92 Years

Wellington R. Burt left behind a fortune when he died in 1919, but his kids never saw the money. His will said the money would not be distributed until 21 years after his last grandchild died. The condition was finally met last month, and a dozen descendants split about $100 million.