In Colorado Springs, the Gazette reports the Colorado Springs Utilities won’t discount water for city parks, while KRDO says the city has asked water experts to prioritize parks.

The Pueblo Chieftain reports the Colorado State Penitentiary II in Canon City might open earlier than expected.

The La Junta Tribune-Democrat looks at acreage expiring in the national Conservation Reserve Program, and that Otero County officials are seeking a solar and meteorological station.

The Colorado Springs Business Journal reports state legislators have decided to keep tourism funds in place.

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September 18, 2014 | NPR · A new study bolsters the theory that chimpanzees kill rivals as an adaptation to their natural environment and not as a result of human impact.
 

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September 18, 2014 | NPR · In the rollout of its new mobile operating system, Apple says it has made it technically impossible for the company to unlock phone data, even in response to a law enforcement warrant.
 

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September 18, 2014 | KQED · City Supervisor Scott Wiener said he is taking a pill that can dramatically reduce the risk of HIV infection. He appears to be the first elected official to have gone public with the decision.
 

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September 18, 2014 | NPR · The legendary stand-up discusses “crossing the line” in comedy. Then, in his signature voice, he whispers sweet nothings into your ear in a game about famous romances throughout history.
 

September 18, 2014 | NPR · We’re wrapping up the show with a game featuring the letters R-A-P. All answers contain those letters in consecutive order. For example, “a long-haired lady in fairy tales” is “Rapunzel.”
 

September 18, 2014 | NPR · We love low-brow film, but every once in a while, we crave high culture. In this game, we’ve classed up a few famous movie quotes with the names of important historical figures: “I’ll be Bach.”
 

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September 18, 2014 | NPR · Alt.Latino celebrates the singer-songwriter and Soda Stereo leader, with guest host Ernesto Lechner.
 

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September 18, 2014 | NPR · The high-energy string band weaves ’60s R&B and rock into folk and bluegrass for a distinct sound.
 

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September 18, 2014 | KCRW · Watch the Swedish pop group perform its single “Klapp Klapp” live for Morning Becomes Eclectic.
 

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