The Madeleine Brand Show for July 20, 2012

Gunman Kills At Least 10 At Screening of The Dark Knight Rises

12 dead, dozens injured - On scene update from Colorado theater shooting

Colorado Public Radio reporter Megan Verlee joins the show for an update on the Aurora, Colorado theater shooting from outside suspect James Holmes' apartment building.
Batman Premiere

Fans of 'Dark Knight' react to Colorado shooting news

News of the tragic shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. during a midnight screening of "Dark Knight Rises," is rippling across the country. Reporter Josie Huang went out to the ArcLight Cinema in Pasadena today to survey the scene and find out how local moviegoers are reacting.
President Obama Speaks At Nat'l Association Of Latino Elected Officials Conference

How will the Colorado shooting effect the Presidential campaigns?

How might the shootings in Colorado effect the Presidential campaign, and the debate over gun control?
"The Dark Knight Rises" New York Premiere - Inside Arrivals

Warner Bros. cancels premiere of Dark Knight Rises

The tragic shooting at the theater in Aurora, Colo. bears an eerie resemblance to the subject matter of the film, The Dark Knight Rises, which features a villain in a gas mask like the one worn by the alleged suspect, and several scenes of public mayhem.

Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout

Colorado has been in the headlines all summer. Massive wildfires burned hundreds of homes there last month. The US Forest Service spends about two billion dollars a year preparing for and putting out wildfires.
Gunman Kills At Least 10 At Screening of The Dark Knight Rises

How the Dark Knight shooting could change theater security

In the wake of the shooting at a Dark Night Rising screening in Colorado, some theaters are considering new security measures.

Galco's Soda Stop: a mecca for the obscure soda-seeker

This Sunday, Galco's Soda Stop in Highland Park will hold a soda tasting to benefit the Southwest Museum, which was closed due to lack of funding.
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