Governor John Hickenlooper weighed in on the state’s legislative session today, saying he’s pleased lawmakers came together on key issues. But as Bente Birkeland reports from the statehouse, the Governor acknowledges that some topics simply became too divisive for compromise…and, a group that runs ads aimed at curbing methamphetamine use in Colorado says a new survey shows their messages are working.

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November 22, 2017 | NPR · Also: An ex-Bosnian Serb general is convicted of genocide by a U.N. panel; less than half of Puerto Rico has gotten power back weeks after a hurricane; and German police recover stolen Beatles items.
 

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November 22, 2017 | NPR · The film “doesn’t reinvent much of anything, but its jumble of biography, fantasy, and backstage melodrama” is at least better than yet another version of A Christmas Carol.
 

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November 22, 2017 | WWNO-FM · As we get bombarded by ads and advice to host the “perfect” feast, remember that traditions come from all kinds of families — and the bizarre mix of quirks and temperaments they bring to the table.
 

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