Democrat John Hickenlooper has been sworn into office as Colorado’s 42nd governor….State lawmakers are preparing to take the oath of office tomorrow when Colorado’s annual legislative session begins…and, Colorado education officials say statewide school enrollment has risen by nearly 11,000 students or 1.3 percent.

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August 30, 2016 | NPR · When humans talk to dogs, the canine brains seem to separate the meaning of the words from the intonation used and to analyze each aspect independently.
 

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August 30, 2016 | WFCR · This year, many fields are bone dry — and that has many farmers in the region thinking about how to manage their land, their animals and the water that is there.
 

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August 30, 2016 | NPR · Juan Gabriel stayed true to his roots, even when it wasn’t easy. This LA Times piece takes a look at why that was.
 

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August 30, 2016 | NPR · The casting of Ryan Lochte on Dancing With The Stars is an awfully speedy performance by the Hollywood redemption machine.
 

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August 30, 2016 | NPR · Juan Gabriel stayed true to his roots, even when it wasn’t easy. This LA Times piece takes a look at why that was.
 

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August 29, 2016 | NPR · When Noah Davis founded the museum, he wanted to bring world-class art to a neighborhood he likened to a food desert, meaning no grocery stores or museums. Davis died a year ago Monday.
 

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August 30, 2016 | WXPN · Hear the Melbourne duo perform three songs from its debut full-length, Stadium Cake.
 

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August 30, 2016 | NPR · Hear a live set of songs from the Oklahoma native’s apocalyptic new album, The Very Last Day.
 

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August 30, 2016 | NPR · Juan Gabriel stayed true to his roots, even when it wasn’t easy. This LA Times piece takes a look at why that was.
 

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