The house judiciary committee passed a bill today that aims to create child proof labeling for medical marijuana brownies, cakes, teas, lollipops and other infused products…The Joint Budget Committee today decided to postpone the closure of a southeastern Colorado prison by six months amid concerns from rural officials who say the facility is a big economic driver for the region…and, the first police officer to be killed in the line of duty in Limon has been laid to rest.

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February 9, 2016 | NPR · Blood alcohol levels match well with a person’s impairment. But the THC in marijuana doesn’t move around the body the same way, so blood tests can miss people who are stoned.
 

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February 9, 2016 | NPR · The war against ISIS is hardly Iraq’s only problem. Many factions are angling for power, sectarian differences abound and falling oil prices have left the economy in shambles.
 

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February 9, 2016 | NPR · Pierce Brown finishes his trilogy with a lot of exposition, and a really satisfying bang.
 

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February 8, 2016 | NPR · We talk about the game, the quarterbacks, the halftime show in which Coldplay was hopelessly outshined, and lots more.
 

February 8, 2016 | NPR · After NPR’s Bob Mondello used The Music Man to help explain the Iowa caucuses, he wished there was a musical of Our Town so he could do the same for New Hampshire. It turns out there is one.
 

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February 9, 2016 | NPR · America, in a new video from the Danish electro-pop band Liima, is anything but the promised land.
 

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February 9, 2016 | NPR · The Barbadian pop star’s album Anti includes so many musical styles that it’s been tagged “adrift” or “confusing.” But there’s method — and plenty of Caribbean history — behind the madness.
 

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February 9, 2016 | NPR · A surging, hard-won roots-rock epic, indebted to the classics and wise beyond its singer’s 27 years.
 

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