The Colorado Springs Business Journal reports the Pikes Peak Foundation has added funding and new citizen groups. KOAA reports on aging government buildings in El Paso County.

In Pueblo, enrollment at Pueblo Community College is up (KRDO). Pueblo City Schools Board of Education is moved its meeting tonight as they prepare to discuss more budget cutting measures, like furlough days and teacher layoffs (Chieftain). Enthusiasts are pushing for a national historic trail named for Zebulon Pike (Cheiftain).

The LaJunta Tribune-Democrat reports on stable unemployment rates in Otero and Crowley Counties, and on southeastern state lawmakers concerned about budget cuts affecting water projects. The Canon City Daily Record reports on efforts to bring the Boys and Girls Club to Fremont County.

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March 2, 2015 | NPR · The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing also emphasized the need for better training and equipment, including bulletproof vests. But it stopped short of insisting police wear body cameras.
 

Tinder
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March 2, 2015 | NPR · Few doctors — and few patients — realize just how profoundly early abuse, neglect and other childhood traumas can damage an adult’s physical health.
 

Arts & Life

March 2, 2015 | NPR · Offutt’s late father went from running a small insurance agency to writing more than 400 books, mostly pornography. The writer tells Fresh Air his dad believed he would be “extremely famous” for it.
 

Warner Bros.
March 2, 2015 | NPR · Will Smith plays a con man in Focus, but unfortunately, the woman playing opposite him has depressingly little to do.
 

March 2, 2015 | NPR · Francis Falbo, sad sack hero of Know Your Beholder, hasn’t shaved in weeks. His wife’s left him, his mom’s died, his band’s fallen apart. Good thing his author, Adam Rapp, has kept his sense of humor.
 

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March 2, 2015 | KCRW · KCRW’s Jason Bentley plays music by Panda Bear, Ayla, Kele and more in this week’s two-hour EDM mix.
 

KEXP
March 2, 2015 | KEXP · Watch the singer and some talented friends bring his rich, rousing “Rain Plans” to fruition.
 

NPR
March 2, 2015 | NPR · The Wisconsin band performs three of its warm, accessible songs in the NPR Music offices.
 

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