Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District will see a Republican primary (Chieftain).

KRDO reports on a controversial measure in Florence that could test high school students for drug use. The Canon City Daily Record also reports on the measure.

In Pueblo, city council postponed a decision on Black Hills (Chieftain). D-70 cuts some administration costs (Chieftain).

In LaJunta, 3rd graders’ CSAP scores are on the rise (Tribune-Democrat).

In Trinidad, the Times-Independent reports the New Elk Mine is on schedule to reopen this fall. The paper also reports on a public hearing regarding an application from Pioneer Natural Resource to renew a water discharge permit, and a predicted tax revenue decrease for Las Animas County’s special districts and schools.

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August 14, 2018 | NPR · Kobach led incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer by 345 votes, with provisional ballots still being counted. Democrats hope his controversial positions on immigration and voter fraud will give them an opening.
 

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August 14, 2018 | NPR · President Wallace Loh admitted at a news conference on Tuesday that the school’s athletic training staff “misdiagnosed” Jordan McNair’s collapse and that their failures led to his death.
 

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Arts & Life

August 14, 2018 | NPR · Che Apalache is a band made up of one North American and three Argentinians. They play bluegrass and have been a big hit with Anglo audiences and Latinx listeners as they tour the rural U.S.
 

August 14, 2018 | FA · When Karen Piper was 6, her family moved to the Mojave Desert. In A Girl’s Guide To Missiles she describes how her parents designed weapons, but she didn’t understand how it all connected to war.
 

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August 14, 2018 | NPR · Journalist Vince Beiser’s no-nonsense writing makes light reading of a grim subject, the past and future of sand, but it paints a telling picture of how great a problem lies before us.
 

Music

August 14, 2018 | NPR · Che Apalache is a band made up of one North American and three Argentinians. They play bluegrass and have been a big hit with Anglo audiences and Latinx listeners as they tour the rural U.S.
 

August 14, 2018 | FA · Early in his career, clarinetist Andy Biskin worked as an assistant to the folklorist Alan Lomax. Biskin’s new album features new settings of songs drawn from Lomax’s The Folk Songs of North America.
 

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August 14, 2018 | NPR · Iron & Wine has been performing the song live since at least 2013, but has just given it its first proper release ahead of the band’s upcoming EP, Weed Garden.
 

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