In Colorado Springs, the commission looking into Memorial Health System names a new chairman (Gazette, Business Journal). Ft. Carson soldiers return (Gazette, KKTV, KRDO, KOAA).

In Trinidad, officials are concerned about proposals that could reduce government revenues (Times). A state owned nursing home could get a one-year reprieve (Times). Census forms are returned by little more than half of Las Animas County residents (Times).

In Raton, officials with the planned racino are confident racing will begin by September (Range).

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September 17, 2014 | NPR · Scotland’s referendum on independence has implications beyond the borders of the United Kingdom. We take a look at several other regions with breakaway movements.
 

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September 17, 2014 | NPR · Mom always liked you best. But is that enough of an excuse to start smoking dope? It depends on how teenagers perceive parental preference, a study finds. And also how warm the family is overall.
 

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September 17, 2014 | NPR · A proposal about how to maintain unfettered access to Internet content drew a bigger public response than any single issue in the Federal Communication Commission’s history. What’s next?
 

Arts & Life

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September 17, 2014 | NPR · How one woman’s quest to bring you the scientific method has resulted in a blog project chock full of chocolate chip cookie experiments. Wear your oven mitt and bring a glass of milk.
 

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September 17, 2014 | NPR · John Darnielle’s novel, Wolf in White Van, is about a man who survives a trauma. The songwriter tells Fresh Air about his difficult childhood and finding shelter in music and the Incredible Hulk.
 

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September 17, 2014 | NPR · Do you want to be a lab rat? That’s what teenagers are doing when they smoke marijuana, the state of Colorado says. But since hard evidence of marijuana’s harms is scanty, it may be a tough sell.
 

Music

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September 17, 2014 | NPR · The Portland singer counts indie-rock, folk and Celtic musicians among his many collaborators, but here he performs both solo and accompanied by the Mountain Stage band.
 

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September 17, 2014 | NPR · On a steamy morning upstairs in a record lover’s paradise KING laid down a gorgeous version of one of the songs that lit up Twitter three years ago and put the trio on Prince’s radar.
 

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September 17, 2014 | NPR · A restless formal inventor who draws from science, spirituality and extensive personal travels, Coleman has also mentored many major jazz musicians to develop their own languages and systems.
 

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