Pueblo County officials are holding the second of two consecutive hearings tonight to talk about a proposed energy project that could include a nuclear power plant…Midwives in Colorado would have additional authority under a bill that’s been approved by the state Senate. The Senate voted 32-3 today to allow midwives to suture women who experience tears during childbirth…and, the State Board of Health today adopted revisions to physician rules regarding medical marijuana.

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September 16, 2014 | WYSO · While the police shooting of an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Mo. has caused high tension among the city’s residents, another shooting near Dayton, Ohio has been met with a more measured response.
 

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September 16, 2014 | NPR · For three centuries, Scotland has been part of the U.K. Until recently, it looked likely to stay that way. But some voters have changed their minds and recent polls show independence ahead by a nose.
 

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September 16, 2014 | NPR · Much of the U.S. oil industry wants to lift a ban that followed the 1970s energy crisis. But those worried about the possibility of higher gas prices and climate change want to keep the ban in place.
 

Arts & Life

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September 15, 2014 | NPR · The musicians and artists of Baghdad work under a government that prefers religious festivals to classical concerts. But with a little cunning, they’re finding ways to keep the arts alive.
 

September 15, 2014 | NPR · Linguist Dan Jurafsky uncovers the fishy origins of ketchup and how it forces us to rethink global history. He also teaches us how to read a menu to figure out how much a restaurant may charge.
 

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September 15, 2014 | NPR · For this week’s Sandwich Monday, we try the new cappuccino-flavored potato chips from Lay’s. They sound gross, but are they gross? We’ll just go ahead and tell you: Yes they are.
 

Music

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September 16, 2014 | NPR · Cave is the subject of a different kind of rock documentary called 20,000 Days on Earth, which attempts to debunk the creative process for what Cave says it actually is: “just hard labor.”
 

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September 15, 2014 | KCRW · Hear new music from Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, and Redinho in a two-hour EDM mix from Jason Bentley.
 

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September 15, 2014 | NPR · The roots-folk band, led by Dashboard Confessional singer Chris Carrabba, performs live in concert.
 

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