Colorado sees another invasive water species in the New Zealand mud snail (KOAA). KKTV has this overview of the Republican gubernatorial primary.

In Colorado Springs, city officials consider how to spend $600,000 (Gazette). A group that focuses on preventing road accidents involving teenaged drivers changes its name (KRDO). KXRM profiles one company’s effort to sell commercial real estate. Falcon School District 49 sees a rise in enrollment (KXRM). Republican Senate hopeful Ken Buck stops in Colorado Springs (Gazette).

The Pueblo Chieftain reports on CSU-Pueblo President Joe Garcia’s pick as Lt. Governor on the Democratic ticket, and has reaction from the Pueblo community. Pinon Cayon Maneuver site holds exercises, and an open house (Chieftain). Pueblo County voters show a strong turnout in the primary election thus far (Chieftain). Negotiations in Pueblo West on the proposed SDS Pipeline are set to resume at the end of the month (Chieftain).

The Trinidad Times-Independent reports on a slow economic recovery in southeastern Colorado, planned exit closures on I-25 in Trinidad, and options for medical marijuana in Trinidad.

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June 30, 2015 | NPR · Graduated driver’s licenses that impose restrictions like no driving at night have reduced crashes and deaths. But it looks like putting a learner sticker on teens’ license plates doesn’t help.
 

June 30, 2015 | NPR · New Jersey’s Republican governor says he is ready “to fight for the people of the United States of America.”
 

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June 30, 2015 | NPR · NPR’s Frank Langfitt is offering free rides around Shanghai in exchange for stories about one of the world’s most dynamic cities. In his latest installment, he meets a woman whose work surprises him.
 

Arts & Life

June 30, 2015 | NPR · A massive new anthology collects the impressive and varied work of the Montreal-based publisher Drawn And Quarterly, whose comics and graphic novels represent a deeply human kind of storytelling.
 

June 30, 2015 | NPR · Naomi Jackson’s first novel follows a pair of Brooklyn sisters sent to live in their mother’s small Barbados hometown. Critic Michael Schaub says “it’s not a perfect book, but it’s a lovely one.”
 

June 30, 2015 | NPR · The second volume of Jo Walton’s trilogy about the creation of a real-world Republic picks up 30 years after events of the first book. Reviewer Amal El-Mohtar says it’s an expectation-shattering read.
 

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June 30, 2015 | NPR · This month, very old songs from India and England rub shoulders with new sounds from Madagascar and Japan — along with one emerging Hawaiian hit, courtesy of Pixar and Disney.
 

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June 30, 2015 | NPR · This week’s All Songs Considered features our favorite music from debut albums released in the first half of 2015.
 

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June 30, 2015 | NPR · Hear the first song (and watch a video) from the Frames and Swell Season veteran’s new album, Didn’t He Ramble, out Sept. 18.
 

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