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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July 20, 2017 | NPR · There’s a push in Congress to rewrite how science gets used in regulation — and that has researchers worried. The industry-backed bill would let business nitpick raw data and ignore valid results.
 

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July 20, 2017 | NPR · Whole Foods has been forced to stop selling goat cheese made from milk that came from a prison farm, where inmates work for less than a dollar an hour. Yet the inmates themselves aren’t complaining.
 

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July 20, 2017 | NPR · One of the lead singers of the band Linkin Park, which found great success in the early-2000s, died today in Los Angeles.
 

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July 20, 2017 | FA · Landau, who died Saturday, appeared in the films Crimes and Misdemeanors and Ed Wood, as well as in the 1960s TV series Mission Impossible. Originally broadcast in 1990.
 

Penguin
July 20, 2017 | FA · These terrific comic novels — The Last Laugh by Lynn Freed and Who Is Rich? by Matthew Klam — will have you laughing at the many ways we all try to run away from the realities of life.
 

Mariner Books
July 20, 2017 | NPR · Do you deserve your pets? Do you deserve the people in your life? In her new graphic memoir, Nicole Georges suggests the two questions are closely related — and you may not like the answers.
 

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July 20, 2017 | NPR · One of the lead singers of the band Linkin Park, which found great success in the early 2000s, died today in Los Angeles.
 

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July 20, 2017 | KCRW-FM · The former Gossip frontwoman performs a track off her full-length solo debut, Fake Sugar, live for KCRW.
 

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July 20, 2017 | WXPN-FM · Who would doubt that Michael McDonald could still sound groovy and relevant while ushering the musical feel of 1978 into 2017? Only a fool.
 

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