A wildfire in Teller County northwest of Cripple Creek has burned over 50 acres as of early this afternoon…and, several other fires continue to burn in southern Colorado, and dry winds and months of low moisture in the region have prompted fire restrictions on some federal land.

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June 30, 2016 | NPR · Toffler’s warnings about ‘information overload’ and the accelerating pace of change in modern society made his seminal 1970 book a best-seller in the U.S. and around the world.
 

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June 30, 2016 | NPR · Many people around the world rely on fish not just for protein but for critical micronutrients like iron and zinc. So declining fisheries pose major risks for global health, scientists warn.
 

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June 30, 2016 | NPR · Vashti Cunningham, 18, is on a roll. She set a world junior record and won the world indoor championship in March, while still in high school. She’s now turned pro and has her eyes set on Rio.
 

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June 29, 2016 | NPR · The stripped-down look of exposed brick, poured cement floors and Edison light bulbs is popular in restaurants across America. One reporter dares to ask, “Seriously, why?”
 

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June 29, 2016 | NPR · Bob Proehl’s sprawling novel follows actor Valerie and her son Alex on an epic road trip, punctuated by stops at comic conventions. It’s a charming but messy debut that crams in too many ideas.
 

June 29, 2016 | FA · Cathleen Schine’s new novel explores how one character’s physical and mental decline ripples out to affect his whole family. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls it a mix of “fun and bad behavior.”
 

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June 30, 2016 | FA · Moore, who died Tuesday at the age of 84, booked gigs for Presley during the early part of the musician’s career. He later penned the memoir, That’s Alright, Elvis. Originally broadcast in 1997.
 

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June 30, 2016 | NPR · An early-summer crop of new releases yields fine music from rising artists and old favorites.
 

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June 30, 2016 | NPR · The technology giant now has a patent for a system that could prevent you from taking photos or recording videos in specific places, like concert venues or movie theaters.
 

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