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The Appeal Of Formula One, A Willy Wonka Remembrance, Life Post-Olympics, And Painting In The Sky

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Colorado-based Liberty Media is buying Formula One Racing. It's popular abroad, but in the U.S. where NASCAR has the poll position, what's the appeal? Then, two Colorado Olympians -- cyclist Mara Abbot and wrestler Adeline Gray -- on how they're moving on from losses at the Rio Olympics. Plus, the actress who played the grating, gum-chewing girl "Violet Beauregard" in the original Willy Wonka movie lives in Denver. She remembers Gene Wilder at an event in Littleton this week. Also, an artist has nearly completed her goal of painting from the top of all of Colorado's 14,000 foot peaks.