About 100 people are marching from the Colorado state capitol to the federal courts in downtown Denver to call for changes in the country’s immigration laws…Dave Munger, a retired small businessman in Colorado Springs, and the current president of the Council of Neighbors and Organizations, says he’s entering the race for mayor, according to the Gazette and the Business Journal…and, the Boulder County town of Superior is the first to ban medical marijuana dispensaries.

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October 18, 2017 | NPR · All nine Democrats on the committee recently sent Sessions a letter essentially informing him that they expected him not to broadly assert executive privilege on the president’s behalf again.
 

October 18, 2017 | NPR · Also: Amazon Studios’ leader resigns after allegations of sexual harassment; Houston reservoirs finally release the last of hurricane floodwaters; and Chinese leaders hold a major congress.
 

October 18, 2017 | NPR · Rimas Meleshyus has been lost at sea in small boats for much of his sailing career. The latest voyage landed him at the island of Saipan after yet another ill-fated adventure.
 

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October 18, 2017 | NPR · Malinda Lo’s new book sets up a classic conflict — townie kids versus prep schoolers — and adds nuanced queer characters. Despite a flawed second half, A Line in the Dark has much to offer.
 

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October 18, 2017 | NPR · The Irish novelist is known for his sense of humor — but his latest, about a man abused in his youth by Catholic priests, is distressing and at times almost unbearable. It’s also his best book yet.
 

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October 17, 2017 | NPR · It’s the second year in a row that an American writer has taken home the prestigious literary award.
 

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October 18, 2017 | NPR · Ka Baird’s hypnotic flute playing is looped into a wordless mantra, “a back and forth between the material and spiritual,” she tells NPR.
 

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October 18, 2017 | NPR · Or, how I became the third wheel in a weekend Twitter beef over rap, culture and politics following Eminem’s Trump tirade.
 

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October 18, 2017 | NPR · Thundercat is willing and able to shape-shift to fit into just about any box you show him, but he won’t stay in there for long.
 

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