Listen
About KGNU

Hip Hop and Pinball

Posted: April 23, 2014 at 7:22 pm by , in Morning Magazine

On Today’s Morning Magazine:

A measure to cut down on people being put behind bars for failing to pay court fines initially passed the senate on Tuesday. Lawmakers in both parties say the current system is unjust. Bente Birkeland brings us this report.

Several Democratic lawmakers are requesting an audit of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s first public private partnership along U.S. 36. As Bente Birkeland reports, the plan to ease congestion between Boulder and Denver has been controversial… Listen here.

Hip Hop and Veganism aren’t necessarily two things you would associate with each other…but they go hand in hand at an event in Denver this weekend.We hear from DJ Cavem who will be performing at Saturday’s Roots Beans and Greens festival at the GrowHaus in Denver this Saturday April 26th. Listen to the interview here.

May Jarrill joins us for the hemp report and we discuss House Bill 1364 introduced recently by Representative Jonathan Singer.  It would add PTSD to the list of ailments that doctors in Colorado can prescribe medical marijuana for.  It will be heard in the  State Veterans and Military Affairs Committee on April 28th. Listen to the report here.

At the 2014 Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown, attendees were able to try their luck at over 125 pinball machines and video games, for free, for fun, or in competition. Listen to Patrick Fort’s report here.

Brigitte Mars talks about Kava Kava on this week’s Naturally. Listen here.