Chief Justice Roberts Issues Rare Rebuke To Trump; Trump Fires Back

Updated at 5:55 p.m. ET In a rare moment of direct criticism, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts rebuked President Trump on Wednesday for the president's description of a federal judge who ruled against his asylum policy as "an Obama judge." Within hours, the president fired back on Twitter, launching an unusual conflict between the executive and judicial branches. "We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges," Roberts said in a statement. "What we have is...

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Listen to 91.5 KRCC on Thursday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. for a holiday tradition.

Released in 1967, Arlo Guthrie's debut album Alice's Restaurant introduced us to the song that would become a Thanksgiving staple. 91.5 KRCC is proud to be part of your gathering!

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Democrats have been pulling their hair out as the Trump Administration and Congress have systematically dismantled many Obama-era environmental regulations. Now, Democrats finally have control of the House and the committee with the most power over public lands -- the House Committee on Natural Resources. Congressman Raúl Grijalva from Arizona will be the new chairman, and he couldn’t be more different from his predecessor.

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If you own mineral rights to a piece of private property and an important dinosaur fossil is discovered there, do you own the fossil? A federal district court just ruled you do. 

Two members of Colorado's Democratic House delegation are adding some suspense to Nancy Pelosi's quest to become speaker.

This week, Congressman Ed Perlmutter signed a letter with 15 other House Democrats opposing Pelosi's bid.

New cars sold in Colorado will have to run cleaner and average 36 miles per gallon by 2025 thanks to new emission rules adopted Friday.

The move was supported by ski areas and other businesses that have called on the state to take steps to combat the effects of greenhouse gases and climate change.

But some local government leaders and auto dealers in the state are afraid these new rules will have unintended consequences.

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The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have a new name. The baseball team unveiled the new moniker Monday after months of build-up.

Looking Up: The Universe... Big, Isn't It?

Nov 19, 2018
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This week on Looking Up, Tammy Terwelp, the General Manager of 91.5 KRCC, is the guest host. She gives us an idea of just how big the universe is.

We’ve been airing the weekly Looking Up show for just under 4 years now, and during that time, listeners have heard Hal talk about lots of different and amazing things in the Colorado sky. We’ve learned about planets, galaxies, comets, stars, and more. But one thing I’ve wondered about is just how much stuff is out there? In other words, how big is big?

At least 500 indigenous women have either been murdered or have disappeared from 71 U.S. cities, according to a first-of-its-kind report from a Native American health group.

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New rules on college campus sexual assault and harassment

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Governors-elect from across the country are gathering in Colorado Springs this weekend for The Seminar for New Governors. The weekend-long conference, taking place at the five-star Broadmoor Hotel, is designed to help them prepare for their new jobs.

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