Governor Bill Ritter has announced his plans for closing a $60 million budget shortfall…An inmate convicted of attempted murder and other crimes is still on the loose after escaping from a maximum-security prison in Sterling last night…and, Ranchers from across the country plan to gather in Fort Collins later this month to talk about competition in the cattle industry.

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January 27, 2020 | NPR · A U.S. official tells NPR that two people died when the aircraft went down in Ghazni province. The official blamed mechanical problems — but the Taliban claim to have shot it down.
 

January 27, 2020 | NPR · Watch as experts on income inequality discuss a recent NPR poll that is notable for capturing the views of the top 1% of earners in America. The webcast will be livestreamed at 12 p.m. ET Monday.
 

Reuters
January 27, 2020 | NPR · “This is a fairly regular occurrence, small rocket attacks or mortars fired into the Green Zone, but they very rarely actually hit the embassy. This one did,” NPR’s Jane Arraf reports.
 

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January 27, 2020 | NPR · In a night when Eilish, the youngest artist to win Album and Record of the year, might have otherwise been the whole story, the Recording Academy could not quite put its recent scandals behind it.
 

Christina Orlando
January 26, 2020 | NPR · Tochi Onyebuchi’s slim, devastating novella follows a young man born amidst the chaos of the 1992 Rodney King riots — and his sister, whose terrifying magical powers can’t protect him from racism.
 

Little, Brown & Company
January 26, 2020 | NPR · Stephen Wright’s new novel is a darkly funny satire of American consumer culture, set in a Day-Glo alternate reality that’s unsettlingly close to our own. It’s an exhausting but unforgettable read.
 

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WXPN
January 27, 2020 | WXPN-FM · Though his music is sometimes called Americana, Tyler Childers rejects that label. “I don’t know what it’s called, but I’ve been calling it country,” he says in this session.
 

NPR
January 27, 2020 | NPR · The fast-rising teenager from Jamaica just won a Grammy for Best Reggae Album, making her the first woman and youngest artist to ever win in the category.
 

AFP via Getty Images
January 27, 2020 | NPR · In a night when Eilish, the youngest artist to win Album and Record of the year, might have otherwise been the whole story, the Recording Academy could not quite put its recent scandals behind it.
 

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