Colorado lawmakers are considering ways to cut up to 1.1 billion dollars from the state budget…4th District Democratic Congresswoman Betsy Markey declined to show up at a planned debate with Republican challenger Cory Gardner, saying she will not participate in events unless two minor-party candidates are included…and, Loveland officials say they won’t replace a controversial piece of artwork allegedly ripped up by a woman in the city’s museum.

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May 3, 2016 | FA · The Nightly Show host discusses his controversial performance at Saturday’s event. He tells Fresh Air that his use of the N-word was an artistic decision.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Researchers think they have located the vessel, later named the Lord Sandwich, that the British explorer sailed to Australia, saying it may have been part of a blockade during the American Revolution.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Lots of media mavens said her towering ‘do was an homage to Dr. Seuss’s hair-raising town. Nope. It was inspired by the stylings of Africa.
 

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May 3, 2016 | FA · The Nightly Show host discusses his controversial performance at Saturday’s event. He tells Fresh Air that his use of the N-word was an artistic decision.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and force behind Hamilton, is nominated for three individual awards, including best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · They’ve fried hard shell tacos, made a gooey pot of queso, even whipped up a batch of rainbow sprinkle-covered doughnuts. All in a dollhouse kitchen roughly 1/12 the normal size.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Rising country artist Rob Baird weaves together three songs from his new LP into a classic American story of defiance, reflection and redemption.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · The indie-rock band known for its chamber-pop flourishes visits West Virginia with new songs in tow.
 

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May 3, 2016 | WGBH · The two-time Grammy winner performs a blues-rock song in front of a sold-out crowd in Boston.
 

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