Some Colorado lawmakers want to put an end to Gov. Bill Ritter’s fleet vehicle program and bar the use of state-owned vehicles for tax-free commuting unless it contributes to public safety…Prosecutors in southeastern Colorado say they won’t pursue charges against an ex-convict accused of making a threat against an Amtrak train…and, President Barack Obama will attend two fundraising events in Denver to help raise money for Senator Michael Bennet’s election campaign.

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October 21, 2017 | NPR · Sources told multiple news outlets that militants ambushed Egyptian police acting on what they believed was a tip on the location of a hideout.
 

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October 21, 2017 | NPR · The Hall of Fame defensive tackle turned Minnesota Supreme Court Justice answers three questions about the Scandinavian peoples of 1,000 years ago.
 

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October 21, 2017 | FA · Tan discusses her experiences with family and fate. Maureen Corrigan reviews Kate Winkler Dawson’s book about London’s Great Smog of 1952. Baumbach’s new film mixes comedy with deep emotional pain.
 

October 21, 2017 | NPR · Young adult novel American Heart has been at the center of a storm on Twitter and the recommendation engine Goodreads. Kirkus Reviews had originally given the book a star, but after a controversy, removed it.
 

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