Governor John Hickenlooper is asking state employees if they are satisfied with their jobs…Proponents of an initiative that would raise Colorado sales and income taxes and earmark the money for education have collected enough signatures to get the measure on the November ballot…and, Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia testified that inequities exist in education but says the state has met its constitutional obligation in how it funds its schools.

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April 6, 2020 | NPR · School leaders in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas are abandoning the videoconferencing service after reports of meetings being disrupted by intruders.
 

Quebec's Health Ministry
April 6, 2020 | NPR · Horacio Arruda was a little known bureaucrat. Now his face is on T-shirts, loafs of bread and memes and videos all over social media. Quebec’s deputy health minister has become a local celebrity.
 

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April 6, 2020 | NPR · Recruits who have already begun their early training will keep working under recently introduced screening and safety guidelines.
 

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April 6, 2020 | FA · Critic John Powers recommends three stories to break up the monotony of coronavirus lockdown: Unorthodox on Netflix; Baghdad Central on Hulu and a new translation of Magda Szabó’s 1970 novel Abigail.
 

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April 6, 2020 | NPR · They can’t tour. Their regular income streams dried up instantly. So many performers — from newcomers to world-famous artists — are hoping that virtual students will help them bridge the gap.
 

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April 6, 2020 | FA · Washington plays an enigmatic artist adjusting to life in the suburbs in the Hulu series Little Fires Everywhere. “My mom is not somebody who has ever really fit into anybody else’s box,” she says.
 

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April 6, 2020 | NPR · The combination of the Flaming Lips’ sprawling musical palette and Deap Vally’s raunchy guitar glam is a psychedelic dream that will take your brain on a journey while your body is in isolation.
 

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April 6, 2020 | NPR · They can’t tour. Their regular income streams dried up instantly. So many performers — from newcomers to world-famous artists — are hoping that virtual students will help them bridge the gap.
 

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April 6, 2020 | NPR · The special, set to be televised and streamed on April 18, will feature a long list of top-tier names, including Paul McCartney, Billie Eilish, Kacey Musgraves, Stevie Wonder, among many others.
 

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