A bill that would remove federal protection for millions of acres of public land and open them up for development and off-road vehicles is facing opposition from the Obama administration…Nearly one in five Coloradans is obese, and that extra weight contributes to a number of serious illnesses. 400 state health leaders attending the Colorado Health Symposium in Keystone heard one suggestion on how to curb the issue.

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May 28, 2016 | NPR · Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
 

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May 28, 2016 | NCPR · For the third year in a row, the H-2A visa program is running behind. That’s left farmers waiting for planters and pickers even as the harvest season is well underway.
 

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May 28, 2016 | NPR · People who have positive images of aging and have a purpose in life live years longer than those who are negative, studies find. They also have less risk of stroke and Alzheimer’s disease.
 

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May 28, 2016 | NPR · Stephanie Danler’s new novel follows a young woman finding herself in the New York City restaurant world. It’s voluptuous, ripeness on the verge of rot — but anything more tasteful wouldn’t do.
 

May 27, 2016 | NPR · Range 15 is a new zombie movie made by war veterans for veterans. It’s a dark comedy with a cast that includes a Navy Cross recipient, amputees and William Shatner.
 

May 27, 2016 | FA · In 2013, a documentary team followed former Congressman Anthony Weiner in his bid to become mayor of New York. When a scandal hit, the cameras kept rolling. Film critic David Edelstein reviews Weiner.
 

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May 27, 2016 | NPR · In a 2001 session, the singer and pianist joined host Marian McPartland for a program of standards.
 

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May 27, 2016 | NPR · Historian and cornetist Dick Sudhalter provides historical perspective on the great clarinetist and bandleader.
 

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May 27, 2016 | WXPN · Hear the “Screaming Eagle of Soul” perform songs from his new album, Changes, live in Philadelphia.
 

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