A bill that would increase the penalties for harming or killing and unborn child cleared the Republican controlled statehouse on a party line vote today…and, unseasonably warm weather has drawn some black bears out early in the Colorado Springs area.

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December 7, 2016 | NPR · A Congressional hearing on the proposed $85.4 billion merger focused heavily on questions about the impact on consumer prices and or how the companies might use their competitive advantage.
 

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December 7, 2016 | NPR · The Weather Channel published an article telling Breitbart.com, “The next time you write a climate change article and need fact checking help, please call.”
 

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December 7, 2016 | NPR · Pope Francis calls on the media to avoid disinformation and “the sickness of coprophilia,” comparing a love of scandal to becoming sexually aroused by feces.
 

Arts & Life

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December 7, 2016 | FA · The Fox News host tells Fresh Air that she worries about Trump’s “de-legitimization” of the media. “Too many millions of Americans aren’t listening at all to what the press tells them,” Kelly says.
 

December 7, 2016 | NPR · New social science research shows that women in the arts earn significantly less than men across the board.
 

NPR
December 7, 2016 | NPR · The principal of a Miami middle school that artists adorned with murals two years ago says the art has led to better attendance and enrollment. This year, it’s an elementary school’s turn for murals.
 

Music

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December 7, 2016 | NPR · This week’s episode features music by children’s entertainers Cilla Fisher and Artie Trezise.
 

Mountain Stage
December 7, 2016 | NPR · Hear the singer-songwriter play songs from her second solo album, In The Magic Hour, live onstage.
 

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December 7, 2016 | NPR · Alynda Lee Segarra tells NPR her new song is about “people of color claiming their space and their right to exist.” It’s dedicated to the protesters at Standing Rock and Peñuelas, Puerto Rico.
 

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