The Sangre de Christo Electric Association has brought in two more crews to help repair downed power lines in Custer and Fremont Counties…Colorado’s Democratic House leader is stepping down from the post to focus on his race against incumbent Republican Congressman Scott Tipton…and, Colorado parks and wildlife commissioners have adopted changes in the state’s regulations for hunting turkeys.

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · Crawley, which voted to leave the EU, has attracted many workers from EU countries seeking jobs at nearby Gatwick Airport. “We just want it to go back to the way it was before,” says a resident.
 

July 29, 2016 | NPR · The officers were assigned to an elite anti-gang unit. The police department said the injured officer is out of surgery and is expected to survive. A suspect is in custody, the police chief says.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · This week, a “hyena” man was arrested in Malawi for having sex with over 100 women and girls, some as young as 12. We ask the experts to tell us more about this practice.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · Writer Lidia Yuknavitch’s early failures made her feel unworthy of success. Now, she says, those moments push her to find worth in herself as a writer.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · Over the course of his life, many of Casey Gerald’s core beliefs have failed him. He says he’s learned that clear-eyed doubt can sometimes be better than belief.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · Economist Tim Harford identifies similar characteristics in successful industrial and economic systems. They work much better, he says, when they’re constantly evolving through trial and error.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · It’s Friday: Ring in the weekend with the six best electronic dance jams we heard this month.
 

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July 28, 2016 | NPR · “To be a composer, you have to be a fanatic,” said the open-minded artist, who journeyed through styles, countries and decades.
 

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July 28, 2016 | WXPN · Hear music from a new, joyous compilation of Latin covers of Creedence Clearwater Revival songs.
 

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