A new report says Colorado’s small business jobs grew by .2% in October (Denver Business Journal). Colorado continued to pay money to a tire dump despite fraud allegations and federal investigations (Denver Post). The state capitol may be haunted (Pueblo Chieftain).

Falcon School District 49 will consider a building for online and other programs, costing an estimated $1.4 million (Colorado Springs Gazette).

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May 26, 2020 | NPR · “I feel like a drug dealer standing out here,” Richard Schirripa allegedly said as he was recorded selling 16 boxes of N95 masks to a customer on the street.
 

May 26, 2020 | NPR · In a video, the man repeatedly cries out and says, “I cannot breath,” while the officer continues to push down on the man’s neck with his knee. The man has been identified as George Floyd.
 

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May 26, 2020 | NPR · “The speed with which this has happened is really devastating,” says Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute. He warns the outbreak will leave no part of the U.S. untouched.
 

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May 26, 2020 | FA · Growing up, the comic — known for her Nanette stand-up special — struggled to read social cues. She says her 2016 diagnosis “shifted the way that I understood myself.” Her latest special is Douglas.
 

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May 26, 2020 | FA · Nancy McKinley mixes screwball humor with social criticism in a collection of interlocking stories about two women who work at a mall in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
 

May 25, 2020 | FA · In The Splendid And The Vile, author Erik Larson details the British prime minister’s first year in office, during which England endured a Nazi bombing campaign. Originally broadcast March 30, 2020.
 

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May 26, 2020 | WXPN-FM · Mikel Jollett shares how ‘Hollywood Park,’ his book and album of the same name, came to be.
 

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May 26, 2020 | WXPN-FM · Professional songwriting sessions in Nashville can often have the appearance of a lively social call. What happens when that work has to go virtual?
 

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May 26, 2020 | NPR · Amaarae comes through with fire and Dijon breaks the mold of song structure. These are the new tracks putting names on the swirl of unfamiliar emotions.
 

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