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Fri November 22, 2013
Valley Roundup

Valley Roundup - November 22nd, 2013

Welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond.  

Andy Stone and Carolyn Sackariason join us to discuss the opening of ski season and with it the need to get reacquainted with the slopes

Also accusations of animal cruelty at the Krabloonik dog sledding operation in Snowmass are now on the record.

We talk today with a reporter in Ouray who is covering the mining accident this week that left two miners dead.

And on the Download with Rob St. Mary - the web looks back at JFK, Bob Dylan and Bob Marley

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Thu October 10, 2013
Colorado View on Shutdown

10 Days Into Shutdown, 'We've Got To Do Better Than This'

Originally published on Thu October 10, 2013 5:39 am



Now, the partial shutdown prompted angry debate across the country. But at the center of that debate, we found quiet yesterday. We dropped by a Senate office building where the halls were empty. Papers taped on doors read: We regret that due to the government shutdown our office is closed. *

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Tue October 1, 2013
Federal Shutdown

What Shutdown? WWII Vets Ignore Barricades To See Memorial

Originally published on Tue October 1, 2013 1:16 pm

A World War II veteran visits the World War II Memorial on the National Mall on Tuesday.
Karen Bleier AFP/Getty Images

Perhaps Congress can take a hint from these gentlemen:

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Tue October 1, 2013
Federal Shutdown

The Panda Cam? That's Shut Down, Too

Originally published on Tue October 8, 2013 7:17 am

A self-portrait taken by the NASA exploration rover Curiosity in Gale crater on Mars.

By now, you've probably heard that the federal government shut down at 12:01 a.m. ET Tuesday after members of Congress were unable to reach a budget agreement in time to keep the government funded.

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