Supporters of mental health programs ask Governor Bill Ritter to spare programs from budget cuts…Citizens Assessing Local Mayorship falls shy of the number of signatures needed to get a strong-mayor issue on Pueblo’s November ballot, the Pueblo Chieftain reports…Republican Representative Doug Lamborn (CO-5) plans a town hall meeting in Woodland Park…and previewing the Leadville 100.

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May 2, 2016 | NPR · Misty Copeland says she played with Barbie dolls until she was 13 — the same year she started ballet.
 

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May 2, 2016 | NPR · A hands-on tour of Philadelphia’s historic Italian Market includes time to appreciate the scents and sounds — and opportunities to sample the district’s delicious chocolate, cheeses and fresh pastas.
 

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May 2, 2016 | NPR · Over the weekend, the runner completed the 100-meter dash in 1 minute and 17.33 seconds, the fastest time recorded for a centenarian. Keeling has some advice for the rest of us.
 

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May 2, 2016 | FA · John Doe, Exene Cervenka and Dave Alvin of X join Fresh Air to discuss punk’s early days. “Anybody could belong to punk that wanted to be there,” Cervenka says. “[It] didn’t matter how old you were.”
 

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May 2, 2016 | NPR · Misty Copeland says she played with Barbie dolls until she was 13 — the same year she started ballet.
 

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May 2, 2016 | NPR · A hands-on tour of Philadelphia’s historic Italian Market includes time to appreciate the scents and sounds — and opportunities to sample the district’s delicious chocolate, cheeses and fresh pastas.
 

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May 2, 2016 | NPR · Watch the Grammy-winning Chicago sextet perform classical compositions by David Lang, Bryce Dessner and Robert Honstein.
 

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May 2, 2016 | NPR · The music of the singer Anohni, who was previously known as Antony Hegarty, has long explored identity. On her new album Hopelessness, she turns self-examination into explicit, unsparing activism.
 

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May 2, 2016 | KCRW · KCRW’s Jason Bentley spins music by Kidnap Kid, Underworld, Lxury and more in a two-hour EDM mix.
 

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