In Colorado Springs, the Independent takes a look at the strong-mayor question some in the city want, and the affects of the VA’s new stance on medical marijuana. Artist Christo comes to the area to explain his “Over the River” project (Gazette, KXRM), while the Canon City Council has given its support to the project (KRDO).

InPueblo, the county plans to use a land-use permit provision when it comes to the Southern Delivery System pipeline (Chieftain).Groups work on a compromise for the destruction of mustard agent at the Pueblo Chemical Depot (Chieftain).

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · Just as natural antibodies help your body find and fight microbial invaders, tailored research antibodies let scientists target and study cancer cells. But too many are poorly made, scientists say.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · Today instant ramen is consumed in at least 80 countries around the world and even considered popular currency in American prisons.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · A quota system for public universities and government jobs was meant to increase the number of Afro-Brazilians. But it has been abused and now a committee will decide an applicant’s race.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · Steven Price’s hefty new novel stars William Pinkerton, whose father founded the famous detective agency that bears his name, plus a colorful cast of Victorian ne’er-do-wells. And a severed head.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · Cheo Coker was a well-respected journalist chronicling hip hop and pop before he moved to film and TV. His latest gig is as showrunner on Marvel’s highly anticipated black superhero series, Luke Cage.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · Lloyd’s journey to success was long and hard-fought. In her new memoir, she describes how she nearly quit playing soccer, and reveals painful details about her strained relationship with her parents.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · Oberst’s distinctive warble is set against a spare patchwork of acoustic guitar, piano and the occasional harmonica, drawing most of the attention to his dark, personal words.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · Parenthood gives the husband-and-wife Americana duo the will to rock on an album that’s informed by both birth and death.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · The band’s 13th album feels like a tonal sequel to 2014’s terrific Fuego, thanks to a balanced ear for Phish’s on-stage exuberance and sonic cohesion.
 

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