Yet another budget fight is simmering in Congress. This one has the potential to affect funding for crumbling roads and bridges. From Washington, Patrick Terpstra explains how it could mean Colorado drivers will wait longer for replacement of some of the state’s most ailing bridges.

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April 29, 2017 | NPR · In Utah’s canyon country, federal land managers are partially lifting a ban on off-road vehicle travel through an area that’s prized for its sensitive Native American cultural sites.
 

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April 29, 2017 | NPR · Across the country, President Trump continues to have the support of those who voted for him, and those who opposed him have found additional reasons to do so in the past 100 days.
 

April 29, 2017 | NPR · Wanuri Kahiu doesn’t want to make films about suffering Africans. Her movies celebrate happiness — with a sci-fi twist.
 

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April 29, 2017 | NPR · A documentarian spent six days filming The New York Times obit desk at work. One staffer describes the process of writing an obituary as “equal parts exhilaration and terror.”
 

April 29, 2017 | NPR · Wanuri Kahiu doesn’t want to make films about suffering Africans. Her movies celebrate happiness — with a sci-fi twist.
 

April 29, 2017 | NPR · W. Maxwell Prince’s bloody, silly and deeply likeable new graphic novel imagines a world where works of art are real spaces you can step into — with real problems that can cause hundreds of deaths.
 

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April 29, 2017 | NPR · Rick Springfield, Tunde Adebimpe, Kenny Chesney and members of Talking Heads and The Feelies share how music moved — and moved us — in Jonathan Demme’s movies.
 

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April 29, 2017 | NPR · Hear new music by country veteran Marty Stuart, former Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto, psychedelic hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces and more in April’s playlist, curated by public-radio hosts.
 

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April 28, 2017 | NPR · As Havana prepares to host this year’s International Jazz Day celebration, Jazz Night In America‘s Christian McBride shares how the island nation has shaped jazz in America and around the world.
 

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