Governor Bill Ritter will sign more than a dozen bills today (KOAA).

In Colorado Springs, the District 11 school district has come up with a plan for three vacant schools (Gazette). Romanoff speaks about White House controversy at Juneteenth celebration (KXRM). GPS upgrade will add 300 jobs to the Springs (Business Journal). If Memorial Hospital is sold it could be trouble for local healthcare cooperation (Business Journal).

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner partially vetoed the Heroin Crisis Act, which would have cleared the way for Medicaid to fund addiction treatments.
 

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · An assessment of police response to the demonstrations there calls into question strategies like the overwatch tactic, with officers using rifle sights to survey the crowd from atop tactical vehicles.
 

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · Actor Dean Jones, who starred in The Love Bug, That Darn Cat! and other classic Walt Disney movies, also played the role of Bobby in the original Broadway cast of Stephen Sondheim’s Company.
 

Arts & Life

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · Actor Dean Jones, who starred in The Love Bug, That Darn Cat! and other classic Walt Disney movies, also played the role of Bobby in the original Broadway cast of Stephen Sondheim’s Company.
 

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September 2, 2015 | FA · Steve Silberman talks about how Nazi extermination plans and a discredited scientific paper about childhood vaccines shaped our current understanding of autism.
 

NPR
September 2, 2015 | FA · Jonathan Franzen weaves together a cavalcade of stories and characters in his latest novel. Critic Maureen Corrigan says that despite its breadth, Purity fails to “emotionally move the reader.”
 

Music

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · The blues singer continues to resist genre constraints while tackling big issues and sounds. The resulting album speaks to the times in bold, rabble-rousing ways.
 

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · A bright new star from South Africa, Yannick Ilunga doesn’t need to be sonically tethered to his African roots to gather notice in rock and electronic-music circles.
 

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · The ambitious singer and pianist splits his new album into halves: one recorded with the New York classical ensemble yMusic and one 21-minute “Concerto For Piano And Orchestra.”
 

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