Examining long-term options for the state budget…looking at the possibility of high-speed rail connecting Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas…and, talking about an art project involving the Arkansas River.

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June 22, 2018 | NPR · More than $3 billion worth of U.S. goods — from bourbon and peanut butter to Harley Davidson motorcycles — are now under a 25 percent tariff in Europe.
 

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June 21, 2018 | NPR · In this derivative but fitfully inventive fifth installment of the Jurassic franchise, our heroes try to rescue Isla Nublar’s dinosaurs from extinction-by-lava, only to get their ash handed to them.
 

IFC Films
June 21, 2018 | NPR · Despite a fascinating subject and an impressive cast, this tale of MLB catcher Moe Berg’s stint as an OSS agent simply presents the facts without generating any insights.
 

Oscillloscope
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June 22, 2018 | NPR · A handful of teenagers, and a 12-year-old violinist, from the radio show From the Top, give sparkling performances, proving there’s a bright future for classical music.
 

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