In Colorado Springs, inactive voters still have a chance to pick up a ballot for tomorrow’s mayoral runoff election (Gazette). Area leaders who went on an economic development trip to Oklahoma City come back brimming with ideas (Gazette). The city’s engineer leaves job for one in Arizona (Gazette). Warrior Games kick off today (KRDO). Memorial Park hosted a memorial service for homeless veterans (Gazette). Area K9 units fare well in annual testing (Gazette). Air Force Academy graduation tickets are available today (KOAA, KKTV, KRDO, Gazette). Memorial Hospital officials say uncertainty about the health system’s future has led to a drop in patients (Colorado Springs Business Journal*). Colorado Springs Philharmonic shows stronger finances, but still a way to go (CSBJ*).

The Pueblo Chieftain looks back 40 years ago with the Catholic Diocese in the city closed all its schools. Results of research looking at the Arkansas Valley Super Ditch project and a proposal to allow land to fallow will be released Wednesday (Chieftain). Otero Junior College is set to begin its new Soil and Crop Science program, and has extended its scholarship deadline (LaJunta Tribune-Democrat).

In Trinidad, a new building code proposal is causing concern (Trinidad Times-Independent). Las Animas County plans to return the airport to profitability (Trinidad Times-Independent).

Canon City‘s District 4 race gets a candidate (Canon City Daily News). Florence cuts the ribbon on a community-wide arts project (Canon City Daily Record).

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April 29, 2016 | NPR · The Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland is offline, following a run-in with a small mammal that munched on a power cord.
 

April 29, 2016 | KHN · To reduce recidivism and promote health, the Department of Health and Human Services is taking steps to make it easier for ex-prisoners to sign up for or restart Medicaid coverage.
 

April 29, 2016 | NPR · The steelmaker is asking a U.S. agency to investigate its claims that the Chinese government not only dumps steel at unfair prices, but also uses computer hackers to steal intellectual property.
 

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April 29, 2016 | NPR · This week, the roundtable discusses the HBO comedy Silicon Valley and Stephen Thompson sits down with Bob’s Burgers creator Loren Bouchard.
 

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April 29, 2016 | NPR · In this game, we mash-up famous directors and celebrities. For example, “The captain from the TV series Enterprise finds out he’s a replicant” is a description of “Ridley Scott Bakula.”
 

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April 29, 2016 | NPR · The singer and pianist performs her legendary version of “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” in a 1988 session.
 

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Courtesy of the artist
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