A Veteran Trauma Court is officially opening today in Colorado Springs to help veterans who may be suffering from post traumatic stress disorder or other war injuries…Otero County officials have taken the first steps toward finding out if they can develop a renewable energy industry in the region…and, the House Finance Committee yesterday killed a bill that would have allowed Colorado convenience stores to sell full-strength beer.

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April 25, 2015 | NPR · Many Armenian Christians were slaughtered by the Ottomans a century ago, but some survivors were taken in by Muslim families. A growing number are now reclaiming their Armenian heritage.
 

April 25, 2015 | NPR · As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on same-sex marriage, NPR’s legal and political correspondents break down the historic case.
 

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April 24, 2015 | NPR · In an interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC’s “20/20″, the former gold-medal-winning Olympic decathlete described a struggle with gender identity that began in childhood.
 

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April 25, 2015 | NPR · When the Mona Cheesa goes missing in Paris, “international cat of mystery” William is called in on the case. Helen Hancocks joins NPR’s Scott Simon to talk about William & the Missing Masterpiece.
 

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April 25, 2015 | NPR · Pitch Perfect may have made the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella look like a personality contest, but the real competition takes long hours and exacting musicianship.
 

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April 24, 2015 | KRTS · The documentary Children of Giant tells the story of some of the people in the 1956 film — not James Dean or Rock Hudson, but rather the Mexican community that appeared in it.
 

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April 25, 2015 | NPR · Pitch Perfect may have made the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella look like a personality contest, but the real competition takes long hours and exacting musicianship.
 

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April 24, 2015 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · The music of the saxophonist’s three-CD, nearly three-hour work comes to life in its full glory, assisted by his long-time working band, a choir, strings and plenty of special guests.
 

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April 24, 2015 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · Both the saxophonist and the collaborative trio are among the most celebrated and thoughtful jazz acts of the last couple decades. Their new quartet together remakes each others’ tunes.
 

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