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8:17 am
Mon April 21, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, April 21, 2014

  Newscast

  • Lawmakers debate oil and gas study bill
  • A new state website makes child abuse data more accessible
  • The ACLU will not  drop its lawsuit over THE Grand Junction panhandling ordinance
  • The Town of Ridgway gets A half a million dollar grant for streetscaping
  • The Residents of the Roaring Fork Valley urge BLM to cancel Thompson Divide oil and gas leases
NEWS
8:13 am
Fri April 18, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, April 18, 2014

  Newscast

  • Democrats kill Colorado abortion rights bill
  •  Western Slope schools have high rates of unvaccinated kids
  • Palisade peach loses bid to become state fruit
NEWS
5:50 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Western Colorado schools have high rates of unvaccinated kids

Credit Flickr user El Alvi

Colorado has one of the country's highest rates of un or undervaccinated school children. And some school districts in Western Colorado have rates five times higher than the state average. The majority of those kids have personal belief exemptions, which allow parents to easily opt out of some or all vaccines.

A bill in the statehouse would try to change that by requiring parents to talk to a doctor or watch an online class before signing a personal belief exemption. But a senate committee cut those requirements out of the bill yesterday.

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NEWS
8:15 am
Thu April 17, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, April 17, 2014

  Newcast

  • Rural Coloradans may be able to testify on bills remotely
  • Some NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS could receive in-state tuition in Colorado
  • Seed shortage stymies hemp growers
  • Climate change affecting broad-tailed humming birds
HEALTH
1:17 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Local Motion: Jeff Basinger of Western Colorado AIDS Project

KVNF's Amber McDaniel speaks with Jeff Basinger  the director of the Western Colorado AIDS project which provides resources for persons living with AIDS/HIV in western Colorado.  

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NEWS
8:14 am
Wed April 16, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

  Newscast

  • Capitol Conversation: remaining bills this legislative session
  • Did this week's cold snap hurt Western Colorado fruit trees?
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AS THE WORM TURNS
12:19 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

As the Worm Turns - Monday, April 14th

Credit Suze Smith

Free Range Radio host Donna Littlefield chats with gardener Lance Swigart. They discuss using a kelp spray to help plants & trees survive spring frosts, along with spring planting chores.

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NEWS
8:17 am
Tue April 15, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

  Newscast

  • Man rescued from fall in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison
  •  Final numbers on Affordable Care Act enrollment in Colorado
  • Republicans nominate candidates for state, national offices
  • Remembering the Dust Bowl. The Grapes of Wrath turns 75
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NEWS
8:17 am
Mon April 14, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, April 14, 2014

  Newscast

  • Cyber bullying bill failes in Senate committee
  • Climate change impacts on Southwestern animals hard to generalize
  • Aspen Rabbi honored, just in time for Passover
NEWS
8:18 am
Fri April 11, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, April 11, 2014

  Newscast

  • Education bill passes the House
  • Telecom law passes the House
  • Smokers declining in Colorado
  • Suicide a significant health threat in Mesa County
  • Ridgway school superintendent resigns
  • Joe Cocker selling his Crawford ranch
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