Parkland Canyon fire is over 85% contained now (KOAA, Chieftain).

Unemployment benefits legislation has died in Washington and will affect many state citizens (Chieftain).

In Colorado Springs city officials say contracted lawn crews will begin limited maintenance on street medians soon (Business Journal).

A bill in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Family Farm Estate Tax Relief Act of 2010, would exempt in-use farmland and ranches from a reinstated estate tax if authorized (Trinidad Times).

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March 28, 2017 | NPR · Researchers following a group of New Zealanders over the course of 40 years found an association between childhood lead exposure and declines in intelligence and socioeconomic status later in life.
 

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March 28, 2017 | NPR · Democrats are calling for Nunes to recuse himself from the Russia investigation after it was revealed he was on White House grounds the day before announcing evidence of Trump’s team being surveilled.
 

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March 28, 2017 | NPR · Nearly three years after the Sewol sank — and just days after the rusted vessel was raised from the sea — officials offered new hopes for closure for relatives of the nine victims who remain missing.
 

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March 28, 2017 | NPR · Most of the world’s tea comes from China, India and Sri Lanka. But since 2000, dozens of farms have sprouted across the U.S. producing small-batch, artisanal tea sold at a premium.
 

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March 28, 2017 | NPR · David Bellos’ new book is a comprehensive guide to Les Misérables, and a compelling story in its own right, packed with detail about the creation and publication of Victor Hugo’s massive masterpiece.
 

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March 28, 2017 | NPR · For decades, the 61-year-old artist has depicted black lives on canvas. He says inclusion in museums must not be contingent on “whether somebody likes you … or somebody’s being generous to you.”
 

Music

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March 28, 2017 | NPR · This song’s for all the dirtbags that took their sweet time to text back.
 

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March 28, 2017 | WVPB · The St. Louis multi-instrumentalist leads his six-piece band in a set recorded live in Charleston, W.Va.
 

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March 28, 2017 | NPR · Now Slowdive’s first album in two decades has a name: Slowdive. Watch shapes uncoil in a video for the gracefully subdued new single.
 

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