Governor John Hickenlooper is being pressured to veto a bill that would change the rules for publicly inspecting cast ballots. He says he hopes to make a decision on the measure soon…

Colorado’s attorney general says a Dallas debt-resolution company and its president will pay nearly $14 million in penalties and restitution to the state and former clients for violating state laws.

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April 30, 2016 | NPR · Nearly 30 years ago, Kenya burned 12 tons of ivory to try to halt the illegal ivory trade. Today it’s burning 100 tons. How much difference does burning ivory make?
 

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April 30, 2016 | NPR · In this weekly story roundup, NPR reporters, editors and producers share what they have been reading. Today’s mix explores life away from Earth, forgotten photos and fallen stars.
 

April 30, 2016 | NPR · A Tweet might have cost an early favorite in the NFL draft millions of dollars in lost income, while an Instagram post could provoke an investigation of his school.
 

Arts & Life

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April 30, 2016 | NPR · Being Charlie is a new film about addiction in a Hollywood family. It’s a story director Rob Reiner and his son, writer Nick Reiner, say they know well because of their own family’s struggles.
 

Joyce Ravid
April 30, 2016 | NPR · In Don DeLillo’s new novel, a billionaire secretly funds an enterprise aimed at preserving people through cryogenics — a technology he hopes to use to rejoin his already-frozen wife.
 

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April 30, 2016 | NPR · “There was seven seasons-worth of story to tell in the education of Alicia Florrick, and we’ve come to the end of that story,” says co-creator Michelle King. The Good Wife series finale airs May 8.
 

Music

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April 30, 2016 | NPR · In a newly unearthed studio recording, a short-lived version of Bill Evans’ trio, with Eddie Gomez and Jack DeJohnette, shows just how fervent their musical conversations could be.
 

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April 30, 2016 | NPR · This month, the Canadian trio’s breakthrough album celebrated its 40th anniversary. Guitarist Alex Lifeson recalls its unlikely creation and fans of the band testify to its powers.
 

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April 30, 2016 | FolkAlley · The San Francisco duo performs a song about real and metaphorical storms live for Folk Alley.
 

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