Republicans in the state senate blasted a key Democratic bill. The measure would give preferences in state contracts to companies that hire mainly Colorado workers. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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September 21, 2017 | NPR · Chancellor Angela Merkel looks set to return for a fourth term as Germans head to the polls Sunday. But who her coalition partners will be, and how influential a far-right party will be, are unclear.
 

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September 21, 2017 | NPR · Through the Rubenstein Test Kitchen project, librarians and staff re-create historical recipes from thousands of cookbooks in the collections. Some dishes are very culturally telling … and comical.
 

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September 21, 2017 | NPR · The police department’s spokesperson said he didn’t know if officers heard witnesses yelling that the man was deaf and couldn’t hear the officers’ commands.
 

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September 21, 2017 | NPR · Critic Chris Klimek says Martin Scorcese’s landmark 1980 film provides an unflattering portrait of Jake Lamotta, who died Wednesday — a portrait the boxer was only too happy to sit for.
 

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September 21, 2017 | NPR · Eleanor Henderson’s novel, set in 1930s Georgia, seeks to portray a time when “slavery was over, but not past,” says our reviewer. But a lack of nuance keeps its characters from emerging as individuals.
 

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September 21, 2017 | NPR · Through the Rubenstein Test Kitchen project, librarians and staff re-create historical recipes from thousands of cookbooks in the collections. Some dishes are very culturally telling … and comical.
 

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September 21, 2017 | NPR · A raw, fierce attitude runs through the singer-songwriter’s confessional stanzas.
 

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September 21, 2017 | NPR · The folk-rock forefather unleashes his inner jazzbo on his sixth solo album.
 

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September 21, 2017 | NPR · Stream Swedish songwriter Emil Svanängen’s first new album in six years.
 

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