Rick Santorum appeared to be the favored candidate in southeastern Colorado, as Republicans held their caucuses last night. State GOP officials called the race late last night, in favor of Santorum….The number of high school graduates requiring remedial classes has gone up by 11 percent since the previous year…Business groups in Colorado Springs and Denver are forming a partnership to pursue one of six new federal training sites for remotely piloted aircraft or drones…and, the Federal Bureau of Land Management is revisiting an effort to protect sage grouse in Colorado.

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March 4, 2015 | NPR · More than 16,000 children have lost a parent to Ebola. Almost all of these children have found a home with a relative, but they still lack basic needs, such as food and clothes for school.
 

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March 4, 2015 | OPB · Oil companies hope to build the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal on the Columbia River in Washington. Proponents say it will bring economic growth, but others fear it could mean fiery accidents.
 

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March 4, 2015 | NPR · Over the next two years, McDonald’s will transition its U.S. restaurants to a new antibiotics policy. Several of the chain’s competitors have also committed to curb antibiotics in their supply chain.
 

Arts & Life

March 4, 2015 | NPR · Tina Fey co-created the quirky comedy The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for Netflix; John Ridley made the emotionally raw drama American Crime for ABC. TV critic David Bianculli says they’re both good.
 

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March 4, 2015 | NPR · The web series centers on a pot dealer who bikes around Brooklyn delivering to clients. Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair say they drew on their experiences and friends’ generosity to make the show.
 

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March 4, 2015 | NPR · There are certain stories that very few shows can tell without falling on their faces. The Mindy Project may be able to beat those lousy odds.
 

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March 4, 2015 | SCPR · The district has made progress, but many students are stuck with broken strings, squeaky horns and out-of-tune pianos.
 

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March 4, 2015 | NPR · Ancient tribal techno meets The Blair Witch Project in the eeriest music video of 2015 so far.
 

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March 4, 2015 | NPR · Watch Motorcycle Jesus, the 30-minute music-driven short film directed by by producer and songwriter Jordan Asher, who goes by the name BOOTS.
 

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