For the first time in state history one of the most powerful water organizations in Colorado is proposing a statewide plan to address water needs. Some of the recommendations include water efficiency standards and aggressive conservation measures. Experts say the cost of inaction is dire, but many of the changes require legislation that may not be popular politically. Bente Birkeland explores the next steps.

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May 6, 2016 | NPR · Neil Leifer is behind some of the defining sports images of the last 60 years. In his book Relentless, he describes the special mix of luck and skill that helped him capture those memorable moments.
 

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