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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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Capitol Coverage
7:24 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Gun Bills Pass in Judiciary Committee

A huge crowd turned out at the state capitol on Tuesday for a hearing on two key Democratic gun proposals. One measure would require universal background checks for gun purchases; the other would ban high capacity magazines. Both bills passed their first test, the house judiciary committee. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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SHORT FEATURES
5:11 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Confessions of a Heavy Thinker: Random Acts of Randomness

The sentences of this essay were assembled randomly.

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Capitol Coverage
8:30 am
Tue February 12, 2013

State Adopts New Drilling Setback Distance

Colorado’s oil and gas conservation commission has voted in favor of increasing the drilling setback distance between oil and gas wells and homes statewide. But the move doesn’t go far enough for the environmental community and goes too far for industry. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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ENVIRONMENT
2:59 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Interview with Sarah Sauter of Western Slope Conservation Center

Sarah Sauter in her Paonia Office

The Conservation Center held an annual meeting yesterday, and chose a new name: Western Slope Conservation Center. The nonprofit was created by the marriage of two deep-rooted local organizations, the North Fork River Improvement Association, known as NFRIA, and the Western Slope Environmental Resource Council, known as WSERC.

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Capitol Coverage
7:29 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Dems discuss strict gun control measures

State Democrats recently unveiled their much-anticipated package of bills aimed at curbing gun violence. As part of our capitol conversation series, Bente Birkeland takes a look at the chances of the bills passing, and the internal debate among state Democrats.

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