In Denver, UFO Sightings On The Ballot

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Some people see Tuesday's election as hard choices in hard times. But voters in Denver are encouraged to look at the stars. A ballot measure calls for the city to accept reports of UFO sightings — and publish them on the city website. The sponsor thinks the government is hiding what it knows about aliens.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Some people see today's election as hard choices in hard times. But voters in Denver are encouraged to look at the stars. A ballot measure calls for the city to accept reports of UFO sightings and publish them on the city webpage. The sponsor believes the government is hiding what it knows about aliens. And its ballot measure calls for an extraterrestrial affairs commission to decide whether to make contact with visitors coming to Earth from outer space.

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