StateRegionalColorado Springs/El Paso CountyPueblo/Pueblo CountyOther Areas in the KRCC Listening Region





State

    • Colorado health researchers advocate for tougher anti-smoking regulations (Denver Post).
    • Biker-wear anti-discrimination bill likely to have a bumpy road (Denver Post).
    • Walton Family Foundation donates to education reform in CO (Denver Business Journal).
    • CU measures its economic impact (Boulder Daily Camera).


Regional

    • Large donation will establish an equine sanctuary and rehab center in Douglas County (Denver Post).
    • Colorado Springs cab company to expand to 20 Front Range counties (Gazette).
    • Aerial photos show beetle infestation in Rio Grande National Forest has increased by 80,000 acres (Chieftain).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    • Council delays action on surveillance cameras (Gazette).
    • Falcon School District introduces new grading scale (KRDO).
    • Democratic caucuses in the county draw low numbers (Gazette, KRDO).
    • Flu numbers up in the county (KXRM).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    • County Democrats held caucuses (Chieftain).
    • Pueblo Community Soup Kitchen has a greater need, with fewer donations (Chieftain).
    • Feds asked to financially support demolition of contaminated buildings by the State Fair (Chieftain).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    • 8th grader in the town of Las Animas expelled after showing a gun (KOAA); Police chief suspended for delayed investigation (KKTV).
    • Create Canon City project manager talks about library renovations (Canon City Daily Record).



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News

NPR
April 17, 2015 | NPR · Golf is a sport that’s been enjoyed by both Democrats and Republicans through the decades, but bipartisan golf outings may be disappearing like a shanked tee shot into a water hazard.
 

April 17, 2015 | NPR · A New Orleans federal appeals court case may determine whether the President can implement his immigration plan before his term is up.
 

April 17, 2015 | NPR · Critics of the system that ushers food products to market say it is rife with conflicts of interest. When scientists depend on food companies for work, they may be less likely to contest food safety.
 

Arts & Life

Courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films
April 17, 2015 | NPR · NPR’s Bob Mondello reviews Tangerines, an unconventional war drama that was this year’s Estonian nominee for Best Foreign Language Film.
 

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April 17, 2015 | NPR · The new film Good Kill is a little too blunt in its treatment of drone warfare, but strong work from Ethan Hawke as a troubled pilot helps it along.
 

April 17, 2015 | NPR · In 2001, Michael Finkel was fired for making up a story. Then he learns that a suspected murderer is posing as him, so he gets to know him. The best word for the drama is “dumb,” says David Edelstein.
 

Music

Courtesy of Decibel
April 18, 2015 | NPR · In the ’60s, the cheap music format was stocked in vending machines and embossed on cereal boxes. Now, magazines like Decibel and bands like Deerhoof are reviving the once-dead flexi disc.
 

Courtesy of the artist
April 18, 2015 | NPR · Stevens says it was hard to let go of her quest for perfection. But after a long creative process, Perfect Animal ended up “exactly how it was meant to be.”
 

Courtesy of Acoustic Sounds
April 17, 2015 | NPR · What’s getting in the way of the much touted resurgence of vinyl albums? There are very few functioning record presses, and nobody’s making new ones.
 

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