In Monument, the Lewis-Palmer School Board is moving quickly to name a short-term replacement for the former superintendent that resigned in June (KRDO).

The Colorado Department of Transportation presented an ambitious, expensive plan to the El Paso County Commissioners Thursday to convert Powers Boulevard into an eight-lane, limited-access freeway (Business Journal).

The Colorado Bar Association has named a new president from Denver (Business Journal).

The Chieftain reports that 17 medical marijuana centers have submitted paperwork to Pueblo County and the state to try and become legal to operate.

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May 29, 2015 | NPR · Ulbricht had faced at least 20 years in prison, but federal prosecutors had sought a “substantially” longer sentence for the creator of the shadowy online marketplace.
 

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May 29, 2015 | TSPR · Implanting cows with the embryos of genetically superior heifers is big business these days. It’s helping elite cattle breeders and beef and dairy producers spread U.S. cow genetics around the globe.
 

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May 29, 2015 | NPR · His announcement is quintessentially Baltimore with a venue well-known to area residents and the addition of a well-known local group, the Kelly Bell Band, booked as entertainment.
 

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May 29, 2015 | NPR · The film slightly fictionalizes the experience of Arielle Holmes, a young homeless addict who filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie first encountered in Manhattan’s Diamond District.
 

May 29, 2015 | NPR · As viewers turn to streaming sites to watch old TV shows, studios are issuing new DVD box sets of classic shows to a shrinking market. Critic Dave Bianculli suggests a few sets that are worth buying.
 

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May 29, 2015 | NPR · On this week’s show, we tackle Tomorrowland and consider pop culture looks at both the future and the past. And as always, we chat about what’s making us happy this week.
 

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May 29, 2015 | WXPN · Hear music from El Malito & the 33rd Century, El Caribefunk and Pupi Legarreta, Latin artists with Philadelphia connections.
 

May 29, 2015 | NPR · The Welsh band’s name is a play on that of singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom. Ken Tucker likens the group’s second album to a high-wire act accompanied by “furiously strummed punk-rock guitar chords.”
 

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May 29, 2015 | NPR · A young man with an old musical soul has a spellbinding voice, fluid fiddle playing and and warm-toned banjo picking.
 

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