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State

    • Analyst says applicants overestimated visitorship when applying for tax incentives (Denver Post).
    • Avalanche deaths reach four in Colorado (Denver Post).
    • Colorado’s unemployment rate falls (Denver Business Journal).
    • Attorney General John Suthers officially files notice of appeal in school funding case (Denver Business Journal).
    • Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment identifies “winnable battles,” including injury prevention, mental health, and clean air (Colorado Springs Business Journal).


Regional

    • Pikes Peak Community College and Pueblo Community College announce a partnership aimed at training for manufacturing jobs (CSBJ*).
    • Rep. Lamborn (R, CO-5) plans to skip State of the Union (Denver Post, Gazette).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    • Colorado Springs fights Calhan’s interest in joining a transportation authority as a voting member (Gazette).
    • D11 seeks public input to cut $10 million from its budget (KRDO).
    • Some D11 schools placed on lockdown during investigation (Gazette, KOAA, KRDO).
    • Downtown’s Bijou block sees higher rate of closing businesses (CSBJ*).
    • Chamber supports Gov. Hickenlooper’s plan for regulatory reform (CSBJ*)


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    • An arrest is made in book thefts at CSU-Pueblo (KXRM).


Trinidad/Las Animas County


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region



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News

NPR
April 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR’s Ari Shapiro went to Kiev this month planning to report several feature stories on the Ukrainian revolution. Instead, he found himself documenting a country edging toward civil war.
 

YouTube
April 20, 2014 | NPR · Instead of a public service announcement, the FBI has made Game of Pawns, a docudrama about a college student recruited by the Chinese government. The message is obvious: Don’t be a spy.
 

WBEZ
April 20, 2014 | NPR · Educators say the middle grades are a key time time to get kids jazzed about science, but many teachers say they lack the tools they need. In Chicago, a science museum is helping to fill the the gap.
 

Arts & Life

Getty Images
April 20, 2014 | NPR · It seems like a simple question: How many parts can you divide a line into? The troublesome answer was square at the root of two of Europe’s greatest social crises.
 

The Kobal Collection
April 20, 2014 | NPR · Sports movies seem to have made a strange turn from focusing on players to focusing on agents and managers. It makes for a sad progression from magical realism to yelling about money.
 

April 20, 2014 | NPR · In the new comedy Fading Gigolo, John Turturro plays the title character, and Woody Allen plays his pimp. This story originally broadcast on All Things Considered on April 18, 2014.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
April 20, 2014 | NPR · One of the world’s best jazz drummers is also a singer-songwriter, session man for Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell and the son of a preacher man. It’s all potently distilled for his band of over 15 years.
 

Courtesy of the artist
April 20, 2014 | NPR · Sean Lennon has made one of the best recordings of his career, with help from bassist, singer and partner Charlotte Kemp Muhl. The two follow their acoustic debut with a fabulously fuzzy rock album.
 

Courtesy of the artist
April 20, 2014 | NPR · The natives of Mexico City offer a stripped-down, intimate recording that’s no less thrilling.
 

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