The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon visits Denver to talk about energy innovation (Denver Post). Cyclists move through Independence Pass (Gazette). State Fair organizers expect a large turnout (KRDO). The USGS plans to monitor aftershocks from an earthquake near Trinidad (KKTV). Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia testifies in education funding lawsuit (Chieftain).

In El Paso County, school board recall efforts move forward (Gazette). D-49 is still considering a mill levy and bond measure (Gazette). The Colorado Springs Independent takes a look at redistricting the state’s legislative districts and its potential impact on the county.

In Colorado Springs, council decides to put a Memorial Health System issue on the ballot (Colorado Springs Independent). The Independent examines child safety questions resulting from a police officer charged with sex offenses. Parents of a child who died playing a “choke game” hope they can help spread awareness (KOAA, KRDO, KKTV). Ft. Carson soldiers return after a year in the Middle East (Gazette, KRDO).

Pueblo‘s schools are expected to drop to the lowest category of achievement (Chieftain). A long-time East Side activist enters the city council race for District 2 (Chieftain).

The Raton Basin is included in an EPA study on hydraulic fracturing (Trinidad Times-Independent).

The Custer County Planning Commission approves a meat processing facility (Wet Mountain Tribune). Fremont County Commissioners consider redrawing commissioner districts (Canon City Daily Record). Canon City gets another city council candidate for District 2 (Canon City Daily Record). Florence‘s City Manager plans to retire (Canon City Daily Record).

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April 20, 2018 | NPR · Some 2,600 school walkouts are planned across the country, starting at 10 a.m. in each time zone.
 

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April 20, 2018 | NPR · Most stories about Haspel, the nominee to lead the agency, focus on her controversial role in the CIA’s waterboarding program. The CIA is attempting to counter that with a biography and testimonials.
 

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April 20, 2018 | NPR · NPR correspondent Alison Kodjak’s mom was admitted to the hospital for four nights after a fall. Because the hospital said she was an outpatient, Medicare wouldn’t pay for her rehabilitative care.
 

Arts & Life

Marvel Studios
April 20, 2018 | NPR · Every year at this time, we make wild predictions about what will make money and what will not. But more importantly, we share the films we’re looking forward to the most — big and small.
 

ABC
April 20, 2018 | NPR · After seven seasons, Shonda Rhimes’ roller-coaster of a drama screeches to a final halt as Olivia and the team try to get out of one last scrape and Olivia tries to make it to Vermont.
 

William Friedkin
April 19, 2018 | NPR · The director of The Exorcist compiles footage of an exorcism he filmed for a magazine article. The bizarre result “seems to have been made by someone who’s never seen a movie before.”
 

Music

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April 20, 2018 | NPR · New single from upcoming album is more French-inspired swing-jazz, coupled with a Colombian tropical flair.
 

KCRW
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April 20, 2018 | NPR · Like a balloon escaping the hands of a child or fallen leaf bobbing and floating downstream, the Canadian singer accepts the unpredictable nature of his path.
 

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