In Colorado Springs, D-11 talks continue behind closed doors (Gazette). The Gazette remembers tragedy 20 years ago in El Paso County.

Pueblo City Council plans to send a letter opposing the proposed closure of Fort Lyon Correctional Facility near Las Animas (Chieftain). Council has also postponed a decision on funding renovations to the Pueblo Motorsports Park (Chieftain).

Las Animas and Huerfano County Commissioners question the District Attorney’s budget (Trinidad Times-Independent). The Arkansas River Power Authority is accused of not upholding open meeting laws (Trinidad Times-Independent).

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December 15, 2017 | NPR · President Trump is preparing to appear at a graduation ceremony for a new class of FBI employees Friday. The visit will be complicated, given months of blistering criticism of the agency on Twitter.
 

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December 15, 2017 | WNPR · Many Puerto Ricans are still without electricity and basic services three months after Hurricane Maria. Some are prioritizing song, dance and celebration to feel more at home again.
 

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December 15, 2017 | NPR · The Green Berets community is in a bitter internal debate over whether standards have been lowered for the U.S. Army elite force.
 

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December 15, 2017 | NPR · Director Rian Johnson and producer Ram Bergman have worked together for 15 years. Their new film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, will kick off the first of four Star Wars movies they’ll work on together.
 

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December 14, 2017 | NPR · Munro Leaf’s classic children story about a pacifist bull becomes a formulaic animated film indistinguishable from scores of others.
 

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December 14, 2017 | NPR · Bill Pullman stars as an Old West sidekick who loses his hero and embarks upon a quest for vengeance in writer/director Jared Moshe’s straight-shooting Western.
 

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December 15, 2017 | NPR · Effortless storytelling is at the heart of This Is The Kit. And the stories the band’s only permanent member, Kate Stables, weaves are profound but sweet with a tone that quietly reels you in.
 

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December 14, 2017 | WXPN-FM · Metric’s lead singer drops the wailing guitars and radical synths for a solo performance behind the piano.
 

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December 14, 2017 | NPR · Led and voiced by Nadya Tolokonnikova, Pussy Riot is focused on the mainstream, through an oblique reconciliation with capitalism, in order to spread its message. The contradiction is compelling.
 

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