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Capitol Coverage
7:24 am
Tue February 19, 2013

House Dems Pass Gun Bills

A controversial package of Democratic gun control bills cleared the house yesterday. The measures now head to the state senate. And as Bente Birkeland reports the bills still face strong opposition from Republicans and some Democrats.

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Capitol Coverage
7:26 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Capitol Conversation

Governor John Hickenlooper is getting push back for recently telling members of Congress that he once drank flack fluid and touting Colorado as a national model for balanced energy rules. The state's oil and gas commission has increased the statewide buffer zone between drilling sites and homes and buildings, but many Democratic state lawmakers say the rules are still too lenient. Bente Birkeland takes a look at the issue and the Governor’s comments as part of our capitol conversation series.

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THE MYSTIC'S ALMANAC
10:00 am
Sun February 17, 2013

The Mystic's Almanac - Death Poem

Missy Rogers

Aired Sunday 2/17, 2013

In Asia, a death poem is a gift to friends and family, a final distillation of a life.

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V-Day Event
10:37 am
Fri February 15, 2013

"One Billion Rising" in Paonia

A group gathered on Thursday in Paonia’s Poulos Park to protest violence against women, part of a world-wide Valentine’s Day action called "One Billion Rising". Marty Durlin covered the event:

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SHORT FEATURES
9:51 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Confessions of a Heavy Thinker: How to Question Authority

Authority:  How to question it and why you should.

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Capitol Coverage
8:46 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Gov. Explains Comment About Drinking Frack Fluid

Democratic leaders at the statehouse hope to introduce bills dealing with the impacts of hydraulic fracturing by the end of the month. This comes as Governor John Hickenlooper is touting Colorado’s current regulations on fracking as a national model. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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COMMUNITY
12:07 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

What I Like About Valentine's Day

The reporters, Mason and Noah

On Wednesday,  KVNF cub reporters Noah McDaniel and Mason Lightfoot hit the streets of Paonia to learn what people like best about Valentine’s Day. Mason took some photos while they were at it.

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Capitol Coverage
7:40 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Lawmakers Debate Guns on College Campuses

Guns were once again the focus at the Colorado Statehouse on Wednesday. A Democratic proposal to ban concealed carry weapons on college campuses got its first hearing in the house education committee. It highlights the longer battle that will take place this session on gun laws. Bente Birkeland has more.

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ARTS
2:34 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

V-Day Poetry

Amber McDaniel

Amber McDaniel reads the poem "Over It"  by Vagina Monologues creator, Eve Ensler, in honor of V-Day.

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Local Motion
2:23 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Resource Connection-Domestic Abuse

Ali Lightfoot speaks with Chip Meneley of Hilltop Tri County Resources, which provides confidential intervention, shelter and counseling services for women and children in domestic abuse situations.

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