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Eric Whitney

Reporter, Colorado Public Radio

Eric Whitney appears in the following:

Black Forest Fire The Most Destructive In Colorado's History

Thursday, June 13, 2013

The Black Forest wildfire near Colorado Springs, Colo., has now destroyed 360 homes, making it the most destructive fire in the state's history. It is zero percent contained.

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Datapalooza: A Concept, A Conference And A Movement

Friday, June 07, 2013

Entrepreneurs, investors and data geeks descended on Washington, D.C., in pursuit of better ways to make health information useful for consumers. They urged bureaucrats to set the health data free.

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Back From Brink Of Death, Corpsman Tackles 'Warrior Games'

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Three years ago, Navy corpsman Angelo Anderson was shot in his arm and leg in Afghanistan and he thought he was going to die. Sunday, he's competing at the fourth-annual Warrior Games in Colorado, along with more than 200 wounded service members. Eric Whitney of Colorado Public radio has this profile of Anderson, who credits the paralympic-style competition with restoring him physically and mentally.

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Colorado Weighs Reopening Psychiatric Hospital For Homeless

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Colorado's Democratic governor wants to move mentally ill homeless people to Fort Lyon, a former psychiatric hospital and prison in the southeast corner of the state. Critics say it would make more sense to rent apartments for the people in the neighborhoods where they are now.

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Companies On The Move Look For Healthy Workers

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Penny-pinching CEOs are relocating businesses to places with fitter workers and lower health costs. Colorado, where adult obesity rates are low, is playing up its health advantage as it tries to lure companies to move.

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Businesses Seek Out 'Culture Of Health' Areas

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Businesses looking to relocate are making the health of a state's population part of their decision-making process. One Fortune 500 CEO explains it can save millions in reduced health insurance claims and absenteeism. Colorado's economic development officials are already trying to improve the health and fitness of the next generation of workers in order to stay competitive.

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Obamacare Won't Affect Most 2012 Taxes, Despite Firm's Claim

Friday, March 29, 2013

H&R Block claims it's equipped to guide you through the Affordable Care Act and the law's implications for your taxes this year. But the law doesn't really affect 2012 returns.

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Colorado Doctors Treating Gunshot Victims Differ On Gun Politics

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Some Colorado doctors who've treated victims of recent mass shootings and everyday gun violence say they're deeply disturbed by and opposed to guns. But other doctors don't support the new gun restrictions lawmakers are talking about in Denver and Washington, D.C.

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How A Patient's Suicide Changed A Doctor's Approach To Guns

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Dr. Frank Dumont never thought of himself as being on the front lines of suicide prevention. But after the death of a patient he was particularly close to, he sees his role changing. He's seeking to reduce suicides by asking his patients about guns in their homes.

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A tale of three cities: Getting to the airport on public transport

Monday, December 22, 2008

How hard is it to get to the airport via public transportation? We hit the road in Atlanta, Denver, and New York to find out.

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