State &#8226 Regional &#8226 Colorado Springs/El Paso County &#8226 Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region





State

    &#8226 Colorado’s coal production is up 10.4 percent from last year due to an improving economy and new international exporting opportunities (Colorado Springs Business Journal).


Regional

    &#8226 The Arkansas Valley conduit project has been approved for funding but will not be started until 2022 (Chieftain).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    &#8226 The Bureau of Land Management has approved higher fees for various camping sites north of Canon City (KRDO).
    &#8226 Nine nonprofits were awarded a total $4,000 by the Florence Erueka Days organization (Canon City Daily Record).

 

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March 30, 2017 | NPR · Scientists predicted that more than 1,000 babies would be born with the birth defect in Brazil last year. That never happened. Why?
 

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March 30, 2017 | NPR · A cluster of neurons connects breathing and emotion centers in mouse brains, researchers say. If this turns out to be true in humans, it could explain how controlled breathing calms the mind.
 

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March 30, 2017 | KTOO · While the state has a bountiful coastline, it doesn’t have easy access to kelp seed. But scientists are trying to incubate varieties that can be domestically farmed — good news for business owners.
 

Arts & Life

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March 30, 2017 | FA · After West Nile virus left her paralyzed, the Chicago illustrator had to relearn how to draw. She says that experience was key to the publication of My Favorite Thing Is Monsters.
 

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March 30, 2017 | NPR · Beirut is peaceful now, but political divisions still run deep — and people are still hesitant to look back on the civil war years of the 1970s and 1980s.
 

March 29, 2017 | NPR · Set in 18th century London, Hulu’s new drama, Harlots, is about a group of women who work and live in brothels. The show is told from the point of view of the women and has an almost entirely female production team.
 

Music

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March 30, 2017 | KCRW · In a highlight of its live set for KCRW, the Los Angeles indie-pop group plays the first single from Plural.
 

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March 30, 2017 | NPR · Sun Araw’s psychedelic western epic The Saddle Of The Increate explores the link between cowboys and Ancient Greek mythology. Watch a video for the click-clopping “A Chute.”
 

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March 30, 2017 | NPR · Hear the “Fast Car” singer talk about her self-titled debut album in this 1988 interview from All Things Considered.
 

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