Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper has come out against plans by the Army to expand training in Pinon Canyon (KOAA, Chieftain).

A La Veta judge has quit, and says he was forced out (KOAA).

The Build America bonds El Paso County is using to fund the purchase of the old Intel campus are drawing some IRS scrutiny (Business Journal).

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News

January 28, 2015 | NPR · Hezbollah took responsibility for the attack and Israel returned fire, in one of the most serious flare ups of a long-running confrontation.
 

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January 28, 2015 | NPR · It’s notoriously hard to get people to quit smoking. Pregnant women in Scotland were more apt to stop smoking if they got $600 in gift cards. But are those kinds of payments ethical?
 

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January 28, 2015 | NPR · The nine men integrated a whites-only lunch counter in Rock Hill, S.C., in 1961, and refused to pay a fine. Their “jail, no bail” strategy became a rallying cry against Jim Crow.
 

Arts & Life

January 28, 2015 | NPR · The announcement of the new Ghostbusters cast went over like … well, gangbusters.
 

AP
January 28, 2015 | NPR · If negotiations are successful, the Smithsonian would join other attractions at the site of London’s Olympic Park.
 

 Lydia Daniller
January 28, 2015 | NPR · Poet, novelist, memoirist and queer icon Michelle Tea makes a rare misstep in How To Grow Up, an essay collection that reviewer Michael Schaub calls “a well-intentioned, exasperating mess of a book.”
 

Music

OPB
January 28, 2015 | opbmusic · The band’s moody, autumnal “Arms Unknown” receives a welcome jolt of gritty electric guitar.
 

WBGO
January 28, 2015 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · The supergroup of contemporary Blue Note Records artists — names like Robert Glasper, Lionel Loueke and Ambrose Akinmusire — gather together for a program of originals and Blue Note classics.
 

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January 28, 2015 | NPR · In South America, left-wing governments hostile to the U.S. are tossing out diplomats or shunning them entirely. In Ecuador, U.S. Ambassador Adam Namm is using music to do something about it.
 

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