The mountain pine beetle continues to be the most damaging pest infestation in Colorado forests, but there is some good news. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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October 27, 2016 | NPR · There was some good news in Twitter’s third-quarter earnings report, including revenue of $616 million. But to be more efficient, it’ll cut around 350 jobs.

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October 27, 2016 | NPR · A subway ride hammers home the reality that many Muslims face: While they fear being hurt by terrorists and vigilantes, others see them as a threat.

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October 27, 2016 | NPR · The European Union is giving the cards to Syrian refugees in Turkey. It’s a massive project that will provide about $30 a person per month to the struggling families.

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October 27, 2016 | NPR · Globally, this humble dish was one of the first ways humans learned to unlock the nutrition in grains. Now, chefs are embracing its sumptuous, delicious possibilities. And no, it’s not just oatmeal.

October 27, 2016 | NPR · Amazon’s new series Good Girls Revolt, set in 1969, was inspired by a landmark gender bias case at Newsweek. Showrunners also hired women at every level of the cast and crew — a Hollywood rarity.

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October 26, 2016 | NPR · Filmmakers Carter McCormick and Paula Sprenger recently wrapped up a month as artists-in-residence at Dry Tortugas National Park, 70 miles west of Key West. No phone, TV, Internet or other people.


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October 27, 2016 | NPR · The stories behind 22, A Million emerged during a nearly two-hour interview with frontman Justin Vernon at a press conference in September. The full interview wasn’t available to the public until now.

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October 27, 2016 | NPR · The desolate landscape of Salar de Uyuni provides the backdrop for a song by Stars Of The Lid’s Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie. “The Few Of Us Left” refers to the people who harvest salt on the flats.

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October 27, 2016 | NPR · The new complete edition, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the Austrian composer’s death, is an extravagant Mozart resource.

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