Economy

5:00am

Wed January 22, 2014
Business

Welcome To The Colorado Gas Station Where You Can Fill Your Tank On Bitcoins

Greeley Cosmic Market Owner Shahzad Sarwar demonstrates a Bitcoin purchase. For him, offering payment via Bitcoin comes from a deeply held philosophical belief.
Grace Hood KUNC

The Bitcoin revolution is steadily marching toward a merchant near you. At the first gas station in the U.S. to accept Bitcoins, Funyuns, energy drinks and a full tank of gas are a brief digital money exchange away.

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3:15am

Tue January 21, 2014
Code Switch

Poll Focuses On Views From A Wide Array Of Latino Americans

Originally published on Tue January 21, 2014 10:14 am

Walter Olivares

You've probably heard a lot about "the Latino voter" or the way companies are trying to win over "the Latino consumer."

It's a cliché to point out that Latinos, like every other ethnic group, are not monolithic. But let's say it one more time, anyway: Latinos are not monolithic.

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6:28am

Fri January 17, 2014

2:51am

Fri January 17, 2014
Planet Money

The Birth Of The Minimum Wage In America

Originally published on Fri January 17, 2014 2:46 pm

Franklin D. Roosevelt Libarary

In 1895, legislators in New York state decided to improve working conditions in what at the time could be a deadly profession: baking bread.

"Bakeries are actually extremely dangerous places to work," says Eric Rauchway, a historian at the University of California, Davis. "Because flour is such a fine particulate, if it gets to hang in the air it can catch fire and the whole room can go up in a sheet of flame."

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4:59pm

Tue January 14, 2014
Business

Northern Colorado Economy Poised For Strong Growth In 2014

The 2014 NCBR Summit was held at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.
Grace Hood KUNC

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