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State

    • Multi-state settlement allots Colorado 204.6 million for foreclosure relief (Denver Post)
    • Colorado first state given leniency in meeting No Child Left Behind requirements (Denver Post)
    • Bill proposes new tax-credit incentives to lure bring Hollywood to Colorado (Chieftain)
    • Oil reserves throughout the stat generate 9.9 million in business acquisitions (Denver Post)
    • New house bill proposed would require welfare participants to pass drug test (KOAA)
    • Coloradan to judge Westminster Kennel Club’s Best in Show (Denver Post)


Colorado Springs/El Paso County


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    • Over 50 % of Pueblo’s High School graduates are ill prepared for college (Chieftain)
    • Pueblo City School District to discuss enrollment and achievement issues at middle schools (Chieftain)




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July 28, 2014 | NPR · The Permanent Court of Arbitration called Russia’s seizure of the oil company “devious and calculated.” The ruling, one of the largest such awards, adds to tensions between Moscow and the West.
 

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July 28, 2014 | NPR · The deal will unite two of the United States’ biggest discount stores. Dollar Tree will pay $74.50 for each share of Family Dollar and said it would run the company as a separate brand.
 

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July 28, 2014 | NPR · The Muslim holiday Eid marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and is usually a time for family celebration. This year, it also marks three weeks since the current war in Gaza started.
 

Arts & Life

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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Also: an excerpt of Haruki Murakami’s new book; notable books coming out this week.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · In the Land of Love and Drowning, the islands are a magical setting for three generations of one family living through the modern history of the territory as it passes from Danish to American hands.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · The Harrier Jump Jet is known for vertical take-offs and landings. It also has an accident-prone track record, but that didn’t dissuade one pilot from buying his dream plane.
 

Music

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July 28, 2014 | WXPN · Alt-country band Old Crow Medicine teamed up with Bob Dylan to write “Sweet Amarillo,” a song from their new album, Remedy.
 

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July 28, 2014 | NPR · The trio of onetime child prodigies returned this year after a seven year hiatus with no loss of creativity or chops. Nickel Creek performed at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Saturday, July 26.
 

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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Equal parts rowdy and loving, the husband-and-wife duo of Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst radiates knockabout charm. Shovels & rope performed at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Saturday, July 26.
 

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