In Colorado Springs, the Gazette takes a look at a new community garden planned to help serve the homeless and poor. KOAA profiles users of medical marijuana, and reports area florists experienced a Valentine’s Day slump in business.

And, in case you missed it, NPR’s Jeff Brady reported on the budget cuts in Colorado Springs for a national audience.

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March 4, 2015 | NPR · The final vote was 62-37 – short of the two-thirds needed to override the presidential veto.
 

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March 4, 2015 | NPR · Most colleges have some sort of alcohol education program. One-time interventions do cut drinking, but only short term. They tend to work better for women, with with no benefit for men in frats.
 

EPA/Landov
March 4, 2015 | KHN · Will the Supreme Court strike down tax credits that help moderate-income Americans afford coverage in the three dozen states where the marketplace is being run by the federal government?
 

Arts & Life

March 4, 2015 | NPR · Tina Fey co-created the quirky comedy The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for Netflix; John Ridley made the emotionally raw drama American Crime for ABC. TV critic David Bianculli says they’re both good.
 

Matt Doyle
March 4, 2015 | NPR · The web series centers on a pot dealer who bikes around Brooklyn delivering to clients. Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair say they drew on their experiences and friends’ generosity to make the show.
 

Fox
March 4, 2015 | NPR · There are certain stories that very few shows can tell without falling on their faces. The Mindy Project may be able to beat those lousy odds.
 

Music

Courtesy of the Artist
March 4, 2015 | NPR · Watch “Motorcycle Jesus” the 30-minute self-directed short film and music video from by producer Jordan Asher under the name BOOTS.
 

March 4, 2015 | NPR · Given the content of the songs, the title Wake seems, in part, to refer to an awakening Struthers has had about who she is, what she wants to do, and how she wants to sound.
 

Via Twitter
March 4, 2015 | NPR · Zagat asked people to tweet their best foodie band names, and the Internet let the puns fly.
 

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