Civil Unions http://kvnf.org en KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, April 24, 2013. http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-wednesday-april-24-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul style="list-style-type: disc;"><li>Energy companies to pay $1 million in antitrust and false claim action</li><li>Former Uranium workers may get more compensation for radiation exposure</li><li>DOE extends comment time for new uranium mines in Mesa, Montrose and San Miguel counties</li><li><div style="margin-left: 1em;"><i>Visit the Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Information Center at <a href="http://www.ulpeis.anl.gov">ulpeis.anl.gov</a>.</i></div></li><li>Driving While Stoned Bill is Toast</li><li>Civil unions event planned in Denver on May 1</li><li>Commentary: Attack on Rights, Concerns about drones Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:56:57 +0000 Brian Cambria 9399 at http://kvnf.org Civil Unions Now Lawful In Colorado http://kvnf.org/post/civil-unions-now-lawful-colorado <p>Colorado is now the 8th state in the country to allow civil unions for same sex couples. Governor John Hickenlooper signed the measure into law on Thursday in front of an enthusiastic crowd. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:54:19 +0000 Brian Cambria 8060 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, March 22, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-friday-march-22-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Gov Threatens Veto of Death Penalty Repeal</li><li>Joint Committee Struggles With Marijuana Regs</li><li>Thompson Divide Drilling Could Mean Big Economic Loss</li><li>Energy Companies Cited As Mystery Leak Subsides</li><li>Gov Signs Civil Unions Bill Into Law Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:48:36 +0000 Brian Cambria 8059 at http://kvnf.org Civil Unions Bill Passes, Heads To Gov http://kvnf.org/post/civil-unions-bill-passes-heads-gov <p>Civil unions will soon be a reality for gay and lesbian couples in Colorado. The state legislature passed a bill Tuesday allowing civil unions and it’s now off to the Governor for his signature. As Bente Birkeland reports, it marks the end of a long and often bitter legislative journey.</p><p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 15:03:12 +0000 Brian Cambria 7666 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, March 13, 2013. http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-wednesday-march-13-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Civil Union Bill Passes, Awaits Gov's Signature</li><li>Another Lawsuit In The Delta County Chicken War</li><li>Joint Committee To Light Up Meetings Over Pot Rules</li><li>Gallup Poll Says Coloradans Are Happiest Wed, 13 Mar 2013 14:56:06 +0000 Brian Cambria 7664 at http://kvnf.org Civil Unions Bill Marches Steadily Towards Passage http://kvnf.org/post/civil-unions-bill-marches-steadily-towards-passage <p>Civil unions supporters in Colorado are entering the home stretch as they move legislation through the state house. As Bente Birkeland reports, a bill to allow civil unions cleared the house judiciary committee on Thursday with bi-partisan support. It's expected to pass the full house by mid-March.</p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:58:06 +0000 Brian Cambria 7175 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, March 1, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-friday-march-1-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Civil Unions Bill Moving Steadily Towards Passage</li><li>Carbondale Residents Say No To Thompson Divide Leases</li><li>State Democratic Legislators Targeted Over Their Gun Control Votes</li><li>KVNF Sports Report With Tamie Meck</li></ul><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:53:10 +0000 Brian Cambria 7174 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, February 8, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-friday-february-8-2013 <p> <strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Shots Fired At West End Traffic Stop</li><li>McClure Pass Wreck Sends Three To Hospital</li><li>State Senate Takes Up Civil Unions Bill</li><li>State Rep Wants To Promote Hemp Over Pot</li><li>Fire and Drought Depress Rafting Visits in 2012</li><li>NRA Meets With Governor Over Gun Control</li></ul><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:50:01 +0000 Brian Cambria 6267 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast, Monday, January 28, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-monday-january-28-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Recent earthquake caused by brine injections in Paradox Valley</li><li>CHC sends letter to BLM, requests decision on North Fork Leasing</li><li>Civil Unions bill certain to pass with new bipartisan support</li><li>Oil and Gas commission defers judgment on new setback rules till Feb. 11</li><li>iSeeChange Almanac records unusually high rainfall for January</li></ul><p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:33:53 +0000 Eric Goold 5767 at http://kvnf.org Capitol Conversation: reporters discuss civil unions http://kvnf.org/post/capitol-conversation-reporters-discuss-civil-unions <p>A measure to allow civil unions in Colorado is expected to easily pass the state legislature this year, and as Bente Birkeland examines, the tenor of the debate is much different than in previous attempts. As part of our capitol conversation series, she talks to fellow statehouse reporters about the new dynamic, and whether gay marriage will be next on the agenda.</p><p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 14:29:04 +0000 Bente Birkeland & Ben 5764 at http://kvnf.org