Here & Now http://kgou.org en Boston Marks First Anniversary Of Marathon Bombing http://kgou.org/post/boston-marks-first-anniversary-marathon-bombing A somber anniversary is being marked in Boston today. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:17:00 +0000 editor 27304 at http://kgou.org Boston Marks First Anniversary Of Marathon Bombing 'Philomena' DVD Brings Real Philomena To New Audiences http://kgou.org/post/philomena-dvd-brings-real-philomena-new-audiences Today, the DVD of the Oscar-nominated film &#8220;Philomena&#8221; is being released. One of the special features contained on the DVD is an interview with the real Philomena Lee. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:17:00 +0000 editor 27305 at http://kgou.org Talking Pot With Teens In Colorado http://kgou.org/post/talking-pot-teens-colorado When Colorado voters passed Amendment 64 back in November of 2012, they set in motion an effort that has focused on setting up a system for people to legally obtain recreational marijuana.<p>But there’s been less attention on how to keep pot away from those who aren’t supposed to use it &#8212; anyone under 21 years of age. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:17:00 +0000 editor 27306 at http://kgou.org Talking Pot With Teens In Colorado How To Start Conversations With Total Strangers http://kgou.org/post/how-start-conversations-total-strangers Have you ever gone up to an intriguing looking person at a party, tried to start a conversation and froze? Or perhaps you just babbled mundanely about the weather? Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:30:00 +0000 editor 27257 at http://kgou.org How To Start Conversations With Total Strangers 'Blood Moon' Begins Series Of Lunar Eclipses http://kgou.org/post/blood-moon-begins-series-lunar-eclipses Stargazers are in for a treat if they&#8217;re willing to stay up late tonight. A rare lunar eclipse known as a blood-moon will begin tomorrow morning at about 2 a.m. Eastern time. The full eclipse will last from about 3 a.m. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:30:00 +0000 editor 27258 at http://kgou.org 'Blood Moon' Begins Series Of Lunar Eclipses Development Forces Out Pronghorn Antelope http://kgou.org/post/development-forces-out-pronghorn-antelope When we think of the American West, we picture wide open spaces. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:30:00 +0000 editor 27259 at http://kgou.org Development Forces Out Pronghorn Antelope Father-Son Team To Run One Last Boston Marathon http://kgou.org/post/father-son-team-run-one-last-boston-marathon Later this month is the 118th running of the Boston Marathon, and this year&#8217;s race is especially significant because it&#8217;s the first time it&#8217;s being run since last year&#8217;s bombing at the finish line. Because of that attack, two people will be taking part in this year&#8217;s Boston Marathon who hadn&#8217;t intended to be there: Dick and Rick Hoyt.<p>For years, some spectators have come out just to see them &#8212; the compact, muscular man and his quadriplegic son, the father running while pushing a wheelchair all 26.2 miles. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:57:00 +0000 editor 27078 at http://kgou.org Father-Son Team To Run One Last Boston Marathon Central African Republic Plagued By Ethnic Conflict As U.N. Pledges Help http://kgou.org/post/central-african-republic-plagued-ethnic-conflict-un-pledges-help As Rwanda commemorates the anniversary of the genocide there 20 years ago this week, its neighbor, the Central African Republic, continues to suffer brutal ethnic violence.<p>The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously yesterday to assemble a peacekeeping force to help stem the C.A.R. conflict.<p><strong>Alexandra Zavis</strong> of the L.A. Times <a href="http://www.latimes.com/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-central-african-republic-un-peacekeepers-20140410,0,6680887.story#axzz2yaWmGiBG" target="_blank">has been covering</a> the story and recently traveled through the country. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:57:00 +0000 editor 27079 at http://kgou.org Central African Republic Plagued By Ethnic Conflict As U.N. Pledges Help What's Behind The Auto Recall Surge? http://kgou.org/post/whats-behind-auto-recall-surge BMW is the latest automaker to announce a car recall. Yesterday, the automaker announced it&#8217;s recalling 156,137 luxury cars and SUVs because of possible stalling issues.<p>This comes on the heels of Toyota&#8217;s recall announcement this week, and General Motors&#8217; recent vehicle recall notices. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:57:00 +0000 editor 27080 at http://kgou.org What's Behind The Auto Recall Surge? Marking The 50th Anniversary Of The Civil Rights Act http://kgou.org/post/marking-50th-anniversary-civil-rights-act This week, U.S. presidents are heading to Austin, Texas, to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the the Civil Rights Act of 1964.<p>Former presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are all scheduled to speak in addition to President Obama at the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.<p>The anniversary not only honors the legislation, but the president behind it, Lyndon B. Johnson. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 editor 27003 at http://kgou.org