Wed September 14, 2011

DPS Uses Local Radio for English Integration

Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg and others, including a representative from the Mexican consulate in Denver, touted the Maestro en Casa program Wednesday at Lake Middle School.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

School officials in Denver are re-launching a popular program that aims to teach immigrant parents English via a local radio program. 

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Wed September 14, 2011

Live @ Swallow Hill: Carrie Rodriguez & Pieta Brown

Tune in this Saturday at 7pm for the 1st of many Live @ Swallow Hill concerts on KUNC. This premiere edition will feature multi-instrumentalist Carrie Rodriguez & “one of the best modern songwriters” (Sonic Boomers) Pieta Brown.

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Wed July 13, 2011

Job Program Helps Colorado Teens Find Work

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Even with fewer teenagers actively looking for work this summer, unemployment among young people remains at just over 24 percent nationally. And that figure is very similar in Colorado. But one program is working to reverse that trend by offering highly specialized training to help teens compete in the adult job market.

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Tue July 5, 2011

In Ranking, Fort Collins-Loveland Area Makes Top Five

city of Fort Collins

According to a new listing, Western cities—including the Fort Collins-Loveland region and Denver—are among the best places to do business in the country.

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Mon June 27, 2011

Federal Urban Waterways Initiative to Benefit Colorado

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Federal officials are rolling out a new urban waterways initiative that will benefit Colorado, and have named Denver’s South Platte River as one of seven pilot projects nationwide.

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