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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
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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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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NEWS
4:05 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

State agency seeks public input on mule deer decline

A mule deer buck.
Credit Flickr user tuchodi.

Mule deer populations are declining around the West, and Western Colorado is no exception. Now, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is hoping to bring a diverse group of people together to brainstorm what to do about it. Randy Hampton is a spokesman for the agency. KVNF's Emily Guerin asked him to explain what's going on with mule deer.

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NEWS
8:14 am
Wed April 9, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, April 8, 2014

  Newscast

  • Capitol Conversation: Statehouse reporters discuss Colorado's 2014 budget
  • Spring snowpack is still strong
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife to hold public meetings on mule deer decline
NEWS
8:17 am
Tue April 8, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, April 8, 2014

  Newscast

  • 2014 State Budget Passed
  • Colorado Joint Budget Committee to meet
  • Mesa County Trails
  • Paonia River Park becomes a Fishing Destination
  • Proposal to bar vehicle identification systems
  • Hickenlooper Ethics Claim
  • 17 percent decline in Colorado Coal Production 
NEWS
8:15 am
Mon April 7, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, April 7, 2014

  Newscast

  • The Front Range is recovering from the recession faster than the Western Slope, and other economic news
  • Sounds of the High Country: Nevada's renewable energy could meet California's demand

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