The city of Colorado Springs has sold nine surplus buses from its FREX service for $1.44 million…Colorado Congresswoman Betsy Markey (D-4) is introducing a bill aimed at barring health insurance companies from fixing prices…and, U.S. Forest Service officials in Colorado are getting $30 million to help deal with the bark-beetle epidemic.

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May 26, 2016 | NPR · French President Francois Hollande wants to loosen the nation’s strict labor code. The country’s largest union is fiercely opposed.
 

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May 26, 2016 | NPR · If recent skirmishes between the two candidates are any signal, gender will factor heavily into their attacks — and that could potentially widen the gap even more.
 

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May 26, 2016 | NPR · Across the U.S., school districts face low literacy rates among low-income and minority students. Here’s how schools in Dallas, Baltimore and the Bronx are getting at the problem a little differently.
 

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May 26, 2016 | NPR · This week, the NPR Books Time Machine is rewinding Elizabeth Hand’s gritty, punk-inflected Cass Neary mystery series. “Scary Neary” is an aging rocker with addiction issues and a talent for trouble.
 

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May 26, 2016 | NPR · The electronic musician’s new memoir traces his journey from Connecticut suburbs to New York City raves. It’s a tale of dance clubs, DJs and Manhattan in the 1990s full of self-deprecating humor.
 

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May 26, 2016 | NPR · An atmospheric image of barns in Lake George, N.Y., is joining the collection at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M. The painting reveals a lesser-known genre of the artist’s work.
 

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May 26, 2016 | NPR · A instant community anthem upon its release 10 years ago, the driving tech-house track is reworked by the brotherly Detroit duo that inspired Claude VonStroke.
 

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May 26, 2016 | NPR · Quilt’s music can in fact be a comforting blanket and this video, for the song “Padova,” turns grief into imagery that is filled with melancholy and humor.
 

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May 26, 2016 | NPR · On the guitarist’s new album, Tyler’s instrumentals stretch past the limits of most lyrics and approach a rare sense of mystery.
 

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