The Colorado Senate Agriculture Committee has killed a bill aimed at setting up a task force to resolve sheepherders’ complaints against employers…An independent audit says a Pueblo-based charter school network overpaid its employees and engaged in nepotism…and, lawmakers who’ve received campaign donations from the Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs are coming under scrutiny, including Senator Michael Bennet.

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AP
February 10, 2016 | NPR · “The Bay calls the day. The Eddie is No Go,” read the website of the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau contest, called “The Eddie” for short.
 

AP
February 10, 2016 | NPR · One day after the Ferguson City Council voted to change a police and court reform plan, negotiated with DOJ, the feds filed a lawsuit against the city. The council said the deal was too costly.
 

February 10, 2016 | NPR · The book, called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II picks up the story of Harry and co. where the series epilogue left off. It will comprise the script of a play of the same name.
 

Arts & Life

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February 10, 2016 | NPR · “But it’s not a show about women stuff,” Jo Miller says. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee covers refugees, mental health, prison and climate change, among other things.
 

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February 10, 2016 | NPR · Lucas is the third executive director in the history of the foundation, which runs the National Book Awards. Her priority? Inclusivity: “Everyone is either a reader or a potential reader,” she says.
 

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February 10, 2016 | NPR · The viral video of DeJesus’ routine doesn’t show an athlete dominating in a traditionally white sport despite her race. She’s an athlete celebrating her identity in the sport she loves.
 

Music

Mountain Stage
February 10, 2016 | NPR · Whether found on record shelves or on hard drives, great performances endure across generations.
 

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February 10, 2016 | WXPN · Singers Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig perform songs from their forthcoming album, Good Grief.
 

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February 10, 2016 | NPR · Best remembered as a 1943 film starring Ethel Waters, the musical is being resurrected as a concert series, which aims to both honor the story and reckon with its racist roots.
 

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