The Colorado Springs Business Journal provides a round-up of last night’s caucuses.

In Colorado Springs, the Gazette reports a rise in middle-class Coloradans with little or no health insurance. A third member of the commission looking into the city’s ownership of Memorial Hospital has resigned (Gazette). KRDO checks in with the city’s homeless, as does KOAA and KXRM.

In Pueblo, D-70 made more budget cuts, including furlough days (KKTV).

In LaJunta, the Tribune-Democrat reports the city saw a 2% sales tax loss in February.

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May 25, 2016 | NPR · It’s the latest chapter in a long campaign against wage theft by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. His office has already recovered millions of dollars in wages for low-income workers.
 

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May 25, 2016 | NPR · Rising sea levels put extra pressure on coastal bedrock in South Florida. Eventually, as seawater moves in, it could contaminate plants on the surface and the region’s stores of fresh water beneath.
 

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May 25, 2016 | GPB · Need a vision test? Now you can do it online with a computer and a smartphone. The site has attracted a lot of attention in the tech world, but eye care professionals have concerns.
 

Arts & Life

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May 24, 2016 | NPR · Forty years ago, the top names in French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California bottles. The results revolutionized the wine industry.
 

May 24, 2016 | NPR · NPR’s Audie Cornish speaks with Dan Vyleta about his novel, Smoke. It’s set in an alternate 19th century London, where the morally corrupt are marked by a smoke that pours from their bodies.
 

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May 24, 2016 | FA · While some of his colleagues have criticized the current trend of starting sentences with the phrase, “I feel like,” linguist Geoff Nunberg says it’s just a case of generational misunderstanding.
 

Music

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May 24, 2016 | WXPN · To celebrate Dylan’s 75th birthday, hear about his special relationship with Woodstock, N.Y., the subject of Hoskyns’ book.
 

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May 24, 2016 | NPR · On this week’s episode we’ve got one of the sunniest bands of all time, mesmerizing music from the Sahara and an elegy to growing old.
 

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May 24, 2016 | NPR · Summer is almost here and you need summer jams. Time to get shakin’ to Drag Sounds, with its key phrase, “Let’s have a beer, and be here!”
 

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