The Denver Post reports that criminal charges against the farm blamed for the listeria outbreak are unlikely. ‘Personhood’ backers ready to try again in Colorado (Denver Post). Strategists in President Obama’s reelection campaign are already eyeing Colorado (Pueblo Chieftain).

The sale of a rail line in southeastern Colorado raises concerns (Pueblo Chieftain), but the state could repurchase it (Pueblo Chieftain). A state lawmaker says ag producers should get some of the money from the sale of the line to help rebuild the Rocky Ford cantaloupe brand (Pueblo Chieftain).

In Colorado Springs, police disband the ‘Occupy’ protesters in Acacia Park after a permit was not renewed (Gazette, KXRM). Police say a soldier’s actions border on vigilantism, while the soldier says the police never would have made an arrest if he hadn’t put in the work (Gazette).

The Pueblo Chieftain takes a look back at the city’s first airport.

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · Shuttered pharmacies and concerns about public safety in Baltimore contributed to health problems ranging from unfilled prescriptions to people delaying care for asthma and diabetes.
 

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · “If you’re standing for the freedom of expression, you can’t be at one moment for this freedom of expression, and, two or three minutes later, against that,” film critic Jean-Baptiste Thoret says.
 

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · Yoda, Chewbacca and a phalanx of stormtroopers are all over the Internet today, as fans celebrate Star Wars Day — drawn from a pun on May 4. We’ve collected some of our favorite postings.
 

Arts & Life

May 4, 2015 | NPR · The off-beat funnyman retires this month after 33 years hosting late-night television. Fresh Air’s David Bianculli says that David Letterman’s humor “provided a new blueprint for the TV talk show.”
 

May 4, 2015 | NPR · Baseball’s Mike Matheny speaks with Fresh Air’s Dave Davies about his playing career, managing in the big leagues and the pressures of youth sports. Matheny is the author of The Matheny Manifesto.
 

AMC
May 4, 2015 | NPR · Mad Men‘s third to last episode was a hard one for Joan, a better one for Peggy, and perhaps a pivotal one for Don — or the man we know as Don.
 

Music

Courtesy of the Artist
May 4, 2015 | NPR · An ethereal voice and the sparkle of electronics introduce a new singer from Norway whose avoids the trap of some electronic production — repetition.
 

Courtesy of the artist
May 4, 2015 | NPR · This confident, sunny romp of a song proves Monroe’s ready to take on the bro-country establishment.
 

KEXP
May 4, 2015 | KEXP · With “Baby Bye Bye,” performed live in the studio, the sibling trio puts a fresh face on a classic rockabilly sound.
 

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