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 Skipping the turkey: A Thanksgiving feast for vegans | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:17

No Turkey, no butter, not even whipped cream. A vegan Thanksgiving dinner that still tastes like a dream.

 Documentary puts jazz trumpeter Clark Terry in Denver film fest spotlight | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:38

"Keep On Keepin' On," edited by Denver's Davis Coombe, explores the special bond between a trumpeter in his 90s and a young, blind pianist.

 Denver mayor: Affordable housing shortage threatens city's identity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:30

Mayor Michael Hancock says more than a third of Denverites struggle to pay rent in the city.

 Traveling band of 'snow farmers' prepares Colorado ski slopes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:50

Snowmaker Mark Eldring loves his work, though it often means he's sitting alone at night on cold mountainsides around the world

 New film goes inside swimmer Missy Franklin's journey to Olympic glory | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:56

"Touch the Wall," premiering Saturday in Denver, follows the stories of Franklin and her teammate, Kara Lynn Joyce.

 Community, officials weigh in on progress of Denver jail reforms | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:11

The report highlights disagreement between the Sheriff's Department and the community about reform priorities.

 4 tips to prevent identity fraud in Colorado | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:27

A large number of Coloradans have — or will — become the victims of identity theft. The CBI says it's important to stay a step ahead of...

 Ranks of suburban poor rise in well-to-do Douglas County | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:14

Child poverty has been growing even in wealthy suburbs like Douglas County where the number of kids living in poverty has nearly doubled...

 Etchings in the aspens provide a fading glimpse into Colorado's past | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:47

Some of the etchings sheepherders carved in Colorado's trees are a century old. See a gallery here.

 Colorado physician says it's time to improve the end of life in America | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:09

The system that's supposed to help people at the end of life often causes suffering for patients and their families, says a doctor.

 Colorado immigrant detainees' labor claims may be part of national issue | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:42

Immigrants held at a facility in Aurora say they were paid $1 a day for labor there. The New York Times recently investigated similar...

 What John Hickenlooper would do if re-elected Colorado governor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:42

The incumbent governor vying for a second term talks about his plans for the economy, what his oil and gas task force can accomplish, and...

 What Bob Beauprez would do if elected Colorado governor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:57

As part of CPR News' ongoing election coverage, Bob Beauprez talks about the economy, regulating oil and gas drilling, how to get money for...

 Dark money at issue in Colorado elections | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:34

Incoming FEC chair Ann Ravel decries lack of investigations into dark money; Colorado's top election officer laments state's complex...

 Beta Test: Colorado company developing a quick Ebola test | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:04

Broomfield-based Coregenix is developing a simple test that could reveal if someone has Ebola within 10 minutes.


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