Denver

5:37am

Sun December 18, 2011
Stories from the National Day of Listening

15 Years With Doris: "She Could Play a Helluva Piano..."

Bill Loper & Doris Bohling
Bill Loper

The day after Thanksgiving was StoryCorps National Day of Listening – a day when people across America took some time to interview someone special in their lives. Ryan Thompson, Operations Manager at KUNC, spoke to his high-school music teacher, Bill Loper. Bill recalled his long-time piano accompanist, Doris Bohling.

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10:01pm

Thu December 15, 2011
StoryCorps

Homeless At 60: 'A Bullet I Didn't See Coming'

Originally published on Fri December 16, 2011 1:23 pm

Queen Jackson, right, and her case manager, Debra MacKillop, visited StoryCorps in Denver, Colorado.
StoryCorps

Queen Jackson has been homeless for about a year. As she recently told her case manager, Debra MacKillop, it all started in 2009, when she was laid off from her job as an administrative assistant.

"I was working for the state of Colorado," says Jackson, 60. "I had all these great ideas of retiring and sitting back and enjoying my life. But, as the budget was becoming very strained, I was one of the first to be laid off."

At the time, Jackson wasn't worried. She had saved some money, and she was sure she'd be able to find another job quickly.

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1:00pm

Mon November 28, 2011
NPR Story

A Look At The Cult Of Tim Tebow

Originally published on Mon November 28, 2011 4:26 pm

Transcript

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.

GUY RAZ, HOST:

And I'm Guy Raz.

Another win for Tim Tebow.

(SOUNDBITE OF FOOTBALL GAME)

UNIDENTIFIED MAN: Watch this. Tebow throws. Touchdown, Broncos. Eric Decker wide open and Tebow with a strike to put Denver right back in it.

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12:31pm

Sun November 6, 2011
Live @ Swallow Hill Sessions

The Wood Brothers: Live @ Swallow Hill

Courtesy Ian Rawn thewoodbros.com

An incredible show recorded at the L2 Arts & Culture Center with The Wood Brothers! This performance catches The Wood Brothers on their 2nd night on tour and is appropriately enough, the 2nd show in our Live @ Swallow Hill Sessions...

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11:52pm

Tue November 1, 2011
Election Results

Initiative 300: Denver Votes No

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Denver voters were asked to decide if business should be required to offer mandatory sick leave to their workers. Initiative 300 was endorsed by labor unions and restaurant workers – but not by owners and business interests. And in the end voters overwhelmingly said “no”. Colorado Public Radio’s Eric Whitney has more.

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