Governor Hickenlooper toured the state for public economic forums, including stops in Pueblo and Colorado Springs (Gazette, Chieftain).

In Colorado Springs, the police department is set to stop publishing the annual list of the city’s most dangerous intersections (Gazette). Two neighborhoods see multiple tire slashings (Gazette, KKTV).

El Paso County officials are still looking for a stolen urn (Gazette). Newly sworn-in commissioner Darryl Glenn addresses issues at town hall style meetings (Gazette).

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July 1, 2016 | NPR · On July 1, 1916, nearly 20,000 British soldiers died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme in northern France. The battle went on for months, and more than a million men were killed or injured.
 

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July 1, 2016 | NPR · Virtually all major car and tech companies are pursuing self-driving technology as the future of transportation. But Tesla and Google are the earliest innovators, taking very different approaches.
 

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July 1, 2016 | NPR · Record numbers of Americans are expected to be traveling over the long holiday weekend. Both gasoline prices and air fares are down from 2015, making holiday trips more affordable for millions.
 

Arts & Life

July 1, 2016 | FA · Steven Spielberg’s latest movie is an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 1982 children’s book about a big friendly giant. Critic David Edelstein says the BFG is “pure joy” — especially in its second half.
 

July 1, 2016 | FA · John Doe, Exene Cervenka and Dave Alvin of the band X discuss punk’s early days. “Anybody could belong to punk that wanted to be there,” Cervenka says. Originally broadcast May 2, 2016.
 

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July 1, 2016 | NPR · The Legend Of Tarzan tries to reinvent the story as an indictment of colonialism, but it lacks the wit or liveliness of the Tarantino revisionist histories it seems to be trying to emulate.
 

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July 1, 2016 | NPR · The pianist and educator shows off her classical chops in a solo during “It Could Happen To You.”
 

July 1, 2016 | FA · John Doe, Exene Cervenka and Dave Alvin of the band X discuss punk’s early days. “Anybody could belong to punk that wanted to be there,” Cervenka says. Originally broadcast May 2, 2016.
 

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July 1, 2016 | NPR · The new video from Jamie xx, for the song “Gosh,” is a small wonder to behold.
 

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