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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January 26, 2020 | NPR · The retired Los Angeles Lakers star died at age 41 in a plane crash on Sunday. Former teammates, peers and other sports legends expressed their grief and shock on social media.
 

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January 26, 2020 | NPR · The CDC expects the number of confirmed cases of Wuhan coronavirus in the U.S. to increase — but says the overall health risk of disease transmission is the country is low.
 

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January 26, 2020 | NPR · Activists chanted “Not one more” as they marched in Juárez Saturday. The killing of artist and activist Isabel Cabanillas ignited anger in a city with a gruesome history of violence against women.
 

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Christina Orlando
January 26, 2020 | NPR · Tochi Onyebuchi’s slim, devastating novella follows a young man born amidst the chaos of the 1992 Rodney King riots — and his sister, whose terrifying magical powers can’t protect him from racism.
 

Little, Brown & Company
January 26, 2020 | NPR · Stephen Wright’s new novel is a darkly funny satire of American consumer culture, set in a Day-Glo alternate reality that’s unsettlingly close to our own. It’s an exhausting but unforgettable read.
 

Liveright
January 25, 2020 | NPR · History professor Marcia Chatelain’s new book tracks what she calls the hidden history of the relationships between the struggle for civil rights and the expansion of the fast food industry.
 

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January 26, 2020 | NPR · The album mixes intoxicating, danceable rhythms and a message calling out violence and other forms of mistreatment of women all over the globe.
 

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January 26, 2020 | NPR · In the space between 2015’s Revival and her latest release, Gomez has battled Lupus, depression and anxiety, and had two high profile breakups — all while millions followed along on social media.
 

Beth Morrison Projects
January 26, 2020 | NPR · A listener’s guide for the opera-curious includes a little history, a little trash-talk and some gorgeous singing.
 

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