Colorado labor officials say the state jobless rate has fallen for a fourth straight month…Governor Hickenlooper announced today Colorado is receiving a million-dollar grant to try to improve remedial education for college-bound students…and, Pueblo Municipal Airport says regular flights to Las Vegas have helped them meet federal guidelines for more money.

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · According to a recent report from the Danish government, Danes now throw away 25 percent less food than they did five years ago. Supermarkets are doing their part by selling older food at a discount.
 

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · The state is agreeing to stop placing inmates in solitary confinement solely because of a gang affiliation. The changes could move more than 1,500 inmates out of solitary.
 

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · Statins made her feel wretched, so she took a DNA test to find out why. But even the doctor with the genetic testing company admits that the test doesn’t tell you much more than you already know.
 

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · The author of The Corrections and the new novel Purity likens writing to losing himself in a dream. “When it’s really going well … you’re in a fantasy land and feeling no pain,” he says.
 

September 1, 2015 | NPR · Amy Stewart’s new novel is inspired by the real-life tale of the Kopp sisters, three women who faced down a cruel factory owner after he crashed into their buggy and refused to pay restitution.
 

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · A new book explains that the women were not personal friends, but they were strong allies on the Supreme Court bench, especially in the legal fight for women’s equality.
 

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · One of the most sought-after studio visionaries shares his thoughts on life, music, and why we love the songs we love.
 

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · The leader of The Daredevil Christopher Wright goes solo, and the result is smart, earnest folk-pop. Watch Sunde perform “Easy Kid” in his home state of Wisconsin.
 

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September 1, 2015 | NPR · 22-year-old Will Toledo already has 11 albums to his name. He reworks an old cut into a blown-out, four-on-the-floor power-pop song that races with an anxious heart waiting to explode.
 

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