A proposal to create an “energy park” in Pueblo County that could include a nuclear power plant is going before the county commissioners…Colorado Republican congressman Scott Tipton is planning to tour the Army’s Pinon Canyon training site in southeast Colorado and then hold a town hall meeting in Trinidad to discuss the future of the facility…and, the Bureau of Land Management plans a series of hearings in the West on the impacts of oil shale development. Hearings are planned in Colorado on May 3 in Rifle and May 4 in Denver.

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September 27, 2016 | FA · Journalist Joshua Partlow was in Afghanistan from 2009 to 2012, a time of corruption, government dysfunction and civilian hostility to U.S. military operations. His new book is A Kingdom of Their Own.
 

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September 27, 2016 | NPR · Chinese author Cixin Liu caps his Hugo Award-winning Remembrance of Earth’s Past series with an intricately structured, immensely complex tale of a rocket scientist caught in a human-alien conflict.
 

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September 26, 2016 | NPR · The North Korean leader was so crazy about movies that he kidnapped a South Korean actress and director and forced them to work for him. The Lovers and the Despot tells their story.
 

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September 27, 2016 | FA · Rock historian Ed Ward takes us back to California’s Redondo Pier, where Dennis Wilson and his cousin Mike Love first decided to write a song about surfing. The Beach Boys were formed soon afterwards.
 

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