Colorado lawmakers are asking the Army to extend the public comment period for a plan to station up to 120 helicopters and 2,700 more soldiers at Fort Carson…Members of an anti-tax group that backed three unsuccessful amendments to limit government spending in Colorado didn’t show up to a hearing today to consider whether the group broke state law…and, residents in southeastern Colorado may start seeing some low flying helicopters, as the state’s Division of Wildlife begins their annual deer surveys.

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May 5, 2016 | NPR · Captain America: Civil War drops some of the politics of the comics on which it’s based, but it tells a different, equally current political story.
 

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May 5, 2016 | NPR · The Pulitzer Prize-winning author says his blue-collar grandfather would have been astonished by the life Russo leads. His new book, Everybody’s Fool, is a sequel to 1993’s Nobody’s Fool.
 

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May 5, 2016 | NPR · On Rae’s third album, the singer-songwriter’s fleshed-out jams and delicate, jazz-informed ballads examine the subtle trajectories emotions can take.
 

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