Colorado lawmakers seek to extend a federal funding ban concerning expansion of the Army’s Pinon Canon training site…Colorado tops the list on the federal “Do Not Call” registry…and, the Pueblo City-County Health Department plans to reopen tomorrow.

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May 25, 2020 | NPR · The Taliban announced the cease-fire in honor of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, and the Afghan government quickly reciprocated by initiating a process to release up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners.
 

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May 25, 2020 | NPR · Even though Japan has not seen the same devastating numbers as some others, its prime minister is still grappling with dissatisfaction at home over what critics call a botched response.
 

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May 25, 2020 | NPR · Thousands of people who were planning to visit war memorials in Washington, D.C., on Memorial Day had to cancel this year. That includes veterans traveling with the nonprofit network Honor Flight.
 

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May 25, 2020 | NPR · When the Roosevelt administration rolled out millions of dollars to fund artists, musicians, writers and actors, it wasn’t just about job creation. It was to unite a nation in turmoil.
 

May 24, 2020 | NPR · A new documentary looks at allegations that the hip-hop mogul sexually assaulted several women, and places his case against the larger question of how black women are treated by the #MeToo movement.
 

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May 24, 2020 | NPR · Writing letters to strangers in almost all 50 states became an outlet to process anxieties about the pandemic. And a reminder of all the ways we are connected.
 

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May 25, 2020 | NPR · The drummer’s subtle and steady hand guided some of jazz’s most beloved recordings, including Miles Davis’s iconic Kind Of Blue.
 

May 24, 2020 | NPR · Peter Russell of Washington, D.C., shares the song that’s helping him get through these times, Franz Schubert’s ‘An Die Musik.’
 

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May 24, 2020 | NPR · NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to the singer-songwriter about stepping out from under her family’s shadow, the end of the universe and the influence of her grandfather’s gospel music on her songs.
 

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