People who want to vote in the Aug. 10 primary election have until Monday to register (Gazette, KOAA). The El Paso County commissioners have given their approval on a plan to turn Powers Boulevard into a freeway (KRDO). The Air Force Academy now has a new Commander of Cadets that has been sworn in Friday morning (KOAA).

The Falcon School District 49 board on Thursday accepted the resignation of President Danielle Lindorf and now begins a search for a replacement board member (Gazette).

The Colorado chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business ranked Colorado lawmakers for their pro-business stance during the this years session, and a few Colorado Springs legislators earned top grades (Business Journal).

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February 27, 2017 | NPR · New research calculates the greenhouse gas emissions involved in making bread, from wheat field to bakery. The vast majority of emissions come from one step in the process: farming.
 

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February 27, 2017 | NPR · North Carolina has a law banning sex offenders from social media. The state says sex offenders use sites to find future child victims. The court will decide if this is constitutional.
 

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February 27, 2017 | NPR · The repealed Securities and Exchange Commission rule required oil, gas and mining companies to disclose overseas payments. It was meant to promote transparency in countries riddled with corruption.
 

Arts & Life

February 27, 2017 | NPR · NPR’s Kelly McEvers spoke to Ali in October about his experience working on the film, which won the Oscar for best picture.
 

February 27, 2017 | NPR · A major blunder at the Academy Awards left La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz literally handing over his award to its rightful owner, the producers of Moonlight. NPR’s Audie Cornish talks to Horowitz about the mistake.
 

February 27, 2017 | FA · Paxton, who died Saturday due to complications with surgery, appeared in the TV series Big Love, as well as in blockbuster films like Titanic, Aliens and Apollo 13. Originally broadcast in 2002.
 

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February 27, 2017 | WXPN · The Detroit band makes hazy pop gems with sharp lyrics. Hear two songs.
 

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February 27, 2017 | WXPN · The singer-songwriter’s music evokes a nighttime Nick Drake drenched in blue. Hear the interview and performance.
 

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February 27, 2017 | WXPN · The steel guitarist digs into the history of sacred steel music, from its pioneers to his mentors.
 

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