Banning Lewis Ranch bankruptcy proceedings could face legal action from Colorado Springs (Gazette). KOAA takes a look at areas prone to flooding issues in Colorado Springs.

Federal budget issues might delay planned work at the Pueblo Memorial Airport (Chieftain). A retired teacher decides to enter the Pueblo D70 board race (Chieftain).

Walsenburg tries to hold onto its cultural heritage as census numbers indicate its strong Latino population is shifting away from the town (Denver Post). Otero County launches a program designed to help seniors and others continue to live independently (LaJunta Tribune-Democrat).

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September 22, 2014 | NPR · The activists plan to stay out of university classrooms this week to protest Beijing’s plan to screen candidates for the territory’s next chief executive.
 

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September 22, 2014 | NPR · Peshmerga forces say they are still engaged in fierce battles with Islamic State militants. The fighting has triggered a mass exodus of Kurdish refugees into Turkey.
 

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September 22, 2014 | NPR · On Friday night, Shonda Rhimes spoke about her hugely successful television career, her love of the National Spelling Bee, and the piece that called her an “angry black woman.”
 

September 22, 2014 | NPR · A working-class activist anchors this graphic novel portrayal of British suffrage. Sally Heathcote is a compelling mix of visual ingenuity and historical accuracy.
 

September 21, 2014 | NPR · When award-winning poet Brian Turner served in the Army, he was following a long family tradition. His new memoir traces that history — and imagines the perspectives of the people shooting back.
 

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September 22, 2014 | NPR · NPR’s Steve Inskeep met the two musicians at the historic Brill Building to talk about their new album with The New Pornographers, Brill Bruisers.
 

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September 21, 2014 | NPR · Electric Wizard has spent two decades playing ridiculously heavy, misanthropic doom metal. On Time To Die, the band gets more room to explore than ever.
 

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