Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs City Councils agreed unanimously yesterday to approve an inter-governmental agreement for managing the Manitou Incline…and, Gov. John Hickenlooper is stepping into a dispute between local governments and the oil and gas industry over drilling by forming a task force to examine the issue.

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June 3, 2015 | NPR · Additional confirmed cases of the Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, have led to more than 200 school closures and a minor public panic in South Korea.
 

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June 3, 2015 | NPR · Bush, who is likely running for president, is a firm Catholic. But that might not be enough for evangelical Christians in Iowa who see him as moderate and are looking elsewhere.
 

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June 3, 2015 | NPR · The College Board has announced a unique partnership with Khan Academy to make prep materials for the SAT college-entrance exam available.
 

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June 2, 2015 | NPR · Poet and publisher Jonathan Galassi knows just about everyone in his industry, and a lot of them turn up in his debut novel, Muse. Lynn Neary talks to Galassi about the writing (and publishing) life.
 

June 2, 2015 | NPR · From recipes for apple pie without apples to advice on how to treat servants, the era’s cookbooks hint at the turbulence outside the kitchen window. Indeed, food helped decide the war’s outcome.
 

June 2, 2015 | NPR · The English actress has been nominated for a Tony Award for her role in the Broadway revival of Skylight. She also stars in the film adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel Far From the Madding Crowd.
 

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June 2, 2015 | WXPN · Florence + The Machine’s charismatic lead singer spins some of her favorite music.
 

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June 2, 2015 | NPR · The two sang at the New York premiere of Netflix’s new documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone?
 

June 2, 2015 | NPR · The Ritchies were one of the great folk song families of the Appalachians. They favored ballads and Jean Ritchie became a master, preferring to sing unaccompanied in a striking, crystalline voice. Alan Lomax recorded her, and she was known as “The Mother of Folk.” Ritchie died Monday at 92.
 

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