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State

    &#8226 Multi-state settlement allots Colorado 204.6 million for foreclosure relief (Denver Post)
    &#8226 Colorado first state given leniency in meeting No Child Left Behind requirements (Denver Post)
    &#8226 Bill proposes new tax-credit incentives to lure bring Hollywood to Colorado (Chieftain)
    &#8226 Oil reserves throughout the stat generate 9.9 million in business acquisitions (Denver Post)
    &#8226 New house bill proposed would require welfare participants to pass drug test (KOAA)
    &#8226 Coloradan to judge Westminster Kennel Club’s Best in Show (Denver Post)


Colorado Springs/El Paso County


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 Over 50 % of Pueblo’s High School graduates are ill prepared for college (Chieftain)
    &#8226 Pueblo City School District to discuss enrollment and achievement issues at middle schools (Chieftain)




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August 27, 2016 | NPR · As players rose to stand for the national anthem at the 49ers-Packers game on Friday night, quarterback Colin Kaepernick pointedly remained seated.
 

AP
August 27, 2016 | NPR · Nuns Paula Merrill and Margaret Held, both 68, worked as nurse practitioners providing medical care at a clinic in Holmes County, one of the poorest in the country. They were found dead on Thursday.
 

NPR
August 27, 2016 | NPR · After the famous toucan received a prosthetic replacement, it’s story has helped spark a national movement against harming animals in Costa Rica, where a new anti-abuse bill is also gaining traction.
 

Arts & Life

Mark Seliger
August 27, 2016 | NPR · In Tom Wolfe’s first book of nonfiction in 16 years, he argues that the development of speech, not evolution, has made humans what we are today — evolution, he says, applies only to animals.
 

Shigeo Anzai Courtesy of Benesse Art Site Naoshima
August 27, 2016 | NPR · The population of Naoshima has fallen to 3,000. But this year, its art will attract 800,000 tourists from around the world. “The level of our sophistication has gone up considerably,” says a resident.
 

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August 27, 2016 | NPR · Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
August 27, 2016 | NPR · Sir the Baptist grew up on the South Side of Chicago. NPR’s Scott Simon talks with the singer and rapper about how music became his way of picking up where his father left off.
 

Susan Sharon
August 27, 2016 | MPBN · The religious sect known as Shakers, responsible for the song “Simple Gifts” and thousands of others, is almost gone — and a non-Shaker is trying to keep the group’s musical history alive.
 

Sony Pictures Classics
August 26, 2016 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · Hear three interpretations of the musical icon: on screen, with actor and director Don Cheadle; on the page, with co-biographer Quincy Troupe; and on stage, with trumpeter Keyon Harrold.
 

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