Colorado lawmakers have unveiled a major overhaul of the state’s college tuition program…A Colorado coal mine had a surprise visit from inspectors over the weekend…Republican Congressman Mike Coffman says he’s trying to help the Army expand a training site in southeast Colorado…and, Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Colorado to campaign for Democrat Betsy Markey.

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · Six police officers are charged in the arrest and death of Gray, who died of injuries suffered while in custody. A judge is considering a motion to dismiss the case.
 

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · Hungarian authorities stopped the migrants, including refugees from Syria and Iraq, from boarding trains bound for Western Europe. The station has become the latest flashpoint in the migrant crisis.
 

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · When Congress votes on the deal this month, it will be considered under rules that favor the president, even if his opponents gain a majority.
 

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · The fantasy author’s last novel opens with the death of one of his most beloved characters — and serves as an illustration of his thoughts on his own impending death and the inevitability of change.
 

September 1, 2015 | NPR · Elena Ferrante is the pen name of an anonymous Italian author. Very little is known about her, but Ferrante’s books — widely believed to be a thinly veiled autobiography — have achieved cult status.
 

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · The new novel reveals sharp observations and a great, sprawling story. But critic Roxane Gay says the book gets bogged down with absurdly drawn characters and misfired critiques of modern life.
 

Music

September 2, 2015 | NPR · Since we launched our new All Songs Considered 24/7 Music Channel, we’ve gotten a number of notes from listeners asking about all the different ways they can tune in. Bob Boilen offers some tips.
 

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · The accomplished guitarist’s new album, History of Tango, takes on a popular Latin-American style not often associated with her instrument.
 

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September 1, 2015 | WXPN · Boxed In is led by London’s Oli Bayston, who translates electronic and house music to a full band.
 

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