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 Does this logo represent you? Maybe that's not what matters | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:48

When Gov. Hickenlooper's office unveiled the new state logo last summer, many people criticized the design. Now, its future may depend on a...

 Denver native Katie Glassman is Colorado fiddle champ — again | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:11

This year's victory is Glassman's second victory after winning the title in 2011.

 Lost boy of Sudan relives nightmare after returning to help homeland | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:52

Daniel Majook Gai returned to his homeland two years ago to help set up schools in South Sudan but recent violence forced him and others...

 Beta Test: Another reason why kids need sleep | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:52

Study finds that when children sleep, the bonds between the left and right hemispheres of the brain strengthen, suggesting that sleep is...

 Loud and Clear: Listeners moved to action | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:18

Listeners spring to action after hearing stories about the GED test and families recovering from the September flood.

 Study shows EPA is underestimating methane emissions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:01

A new study shows that national methane emissions are much higher than previous federal estimates.

 Olympian keeps friend's memory alive through hockey | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:16

When Lyndsey Fry takes the ice in Sochi, Russia, next month, she'll also carry with her the memory of Liz Turgeon, a friend who was...

 Measuring Hickenlooper based on 2013 State of the State promises | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:39

Specific goals outlined during speech to General Assembly include legalizing civil unions, regulations for the marijuana industry, support...

 If water resources determined state lines, Colorado would look like this | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 9:01

A map of the US based on a 134-year-old idea gets people talking about water.

 Lawmaker who was 'true servant of the people' to be remembered | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:43

Ken Gordon served in the Colorado House and Senate for 14 years and was an ardent advocate for campaign finance reform before his death in...

 Coloradan on a quest to make it uncool to be 'bad at math' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:47

Have you laughingly told someone that you're bad at math? That might have contributed to the mortgage crisis and made politics more...

 In one Colorado community, a smartphone app might save a life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:46

Arvada is currently the only community in Colorado using PulsePoint, a mobile app that uses the power of crowdsourcing to respond to...

 Remembering John Denver, the singer who embodied Colorado | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:55

On what would have been John Denver's 70th birthday, we look back at his career and impact on the state of Colorado.

 A poem for the New Year in Colorado, and the one that was | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:19

As 2013 comes to a close, Colorado Matters' poet David Rothman sums up the year in the state, inspired by letters from CPR listeners.

 Unforgettable culinary interviews from Colorado Matters in 2013 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:53

Pull up a chair for some catfish and cornbread, cast-iron cooking, gluten-free desserts and the search for a unique Colorado cuisine.


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