A ruling in Virginia on healthcare bodes well for a similar 20-state lawsuit opposing the government’s healthcare mandate (Gazette). Community colleges across the state show record growth (Chieftain).

In El Paso County, the Commissioner Chair remains optimistic about the “State of the Region” (KKTV, KXRM). The Southern Delivery System water pipeline hits another hurdle (Gazette).

In Pueblo, Fire Station No. 4 isn’t expected to open until 2012 (Chieftain). Canon City‘s Community Development Director resigns (Daily Record). Fremont County receives funds from Great Outdoors Colorado (Daily Record).

The U.S. Army looks to establish a covenant with Trinidad (Times Independent).

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · The practice of reading tea leaves had its heyday during Victorian times, when fascination with the occult and self-analysis thrived. It was safer than other forms of divination, and persists today.
 

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · Amy Stewart’s new novel is inspired by the real-life tale of the Kopp sisters, three women who faced down a cruel factory owner after he crashed into their buggy and refused to pay restitution.
 

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