Military officials will discuss cleanup efforts at the site of a Black Hawk helicopter crash last year that killed four crew members on Colorado’s Mount Massive…The vice-chair of the American Constitution Party says he’s fine with former Republican congressman Tom Tancredo using the same platform as his GOP rival in the Colorado governor’s race…and, Governor Bill Ritter wants schools to compete for programs to help reduce child hunger in Colorado.

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July 27, 2017 | NPR · Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke reportedly called Sen. Lisa Murkowski and her fellow Alaskan, Sen. Dan Sullivan, to say their state could run into trouble with the Trump administration.

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July 27, 2017 | NPR · The British Navy only just began rolling out the largest warship it has ever built, but it already has an eventual mission in mind for the aircraft carrier and its sister ship: the South China Sea.

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July 27, 2017 | NPR · A British judge has approved a plan to transfer Charlie, who has a rare genetic disorder with no known cure, to a hospice facility. His life support will be withdrawn shortly after the transfer.

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July 27, 2017 | NPR · Executive producers Nichelle Tramble Spellman and Malcolm Spellman spoke to NPR’s Eric Deggans to push back against the notion the show will be “a celebration … of slavery.”

July 27, 2017 | NPR · Some great noir fiction has been written about Los Angeles, but what happens when a different genre bleeds through? We’ve got three tales of murder, magic and robot detectives to cool your summer.

July 26, 2017 | FA · Science writer Henry Fountain says the deadly quake that shook Alaska in 1964 was so loud some thought it was the beginning of World War III. His new book is The Great Quake.


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July 27, 2017 | NPR · After her huge artistic breakthrough last year, this new four-song collection recorded at Sun Studios reveals Margo Price’s eagerness to stretch her craft, both musically and lyrically.

July 27, 2017 | NPR · Listening to the Montreal trio is like standing between a Richard Serra installation: massive and imposing, but curved to let the light shine on the edges.

July 27, 2017 | NPR · The North St. Louis native keeps proving why blkswn is one of the best debut LPs of 2017.

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