US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is praising a plan to protect four-point-two million acres of roadless National Forest lands in Colorado. The Secretary joined Governor John Hickenlooper and others to unveil a 7-year-in-the-making Colorado Roadless Rule today…

A large overhaul of a subsidy for telephone providers is in doubt during the last days of the Colorado legislative session.

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May 29, 2020 | NPR · Americans continued to express their grief and outrage in demonstrations across the country, with violence emerging in some cities. A 19-year-old man was killed during Friday’s protests in Detroit.
 

May 29, 2020 | NPR · The department settled for $3 million and offered training for officers in how to restrain people in custody more safely in the 2010 case.
 

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May 29, 2020 | MPBN · Many but not all out-of-state visitors were told to self-quarantine because of the coronavirus. The Justice Department says that is unconstitutional. Some other states have the same rule.
 

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May 29, 2020 | NPR · Actor and comedian Ramy Youssef talks about his Hulu series Ramy, working with Mahershala Ali and writing book reports for his dad. Then, Youssef takes a quiz on the history of sneakers.
 

May 29, 2020 | NPR · Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) and Jackie Kashian (The Jackie and Laurie Show) update the titles of Shakespeare plays as search engine-friendly, clickbait-y headlines.
 

May 29, 2020 | NPR · Maria Bamford and Jackie Kashian join musician Jonathan Coulton for a game that ruins bands by adding an extra letter to form a new name.
 

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May 30, 2020 | NPR · Watch the pianist reimagine old spirituals and songs of freedom that continue to resonate in new ways.
 

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May 29, 2020 | NPR · NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks to Tracee Ellis Ross about starring in The High Note, a movie about an over-40 superstar singer navigating the music industry with her assistant, who has her own music dreams.
 

May 29, 2020 | FA · Growing up in Aledo, Ill., the singer-songwriter longed to live somewhere “more romantic.” Then she moved away: “Now, when I go back, I see the beauty in it,” she says. Originally broadcast in 2017.
 

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