Colorado cantaloupe growers are promoting new safeguards as Rocky Ford melons begin returning to grocery stores a year after a listeria outbreak killed 30 people nationwide…

Senator Mark Udall toured two Boulder craft breweries today using the opportunity to tout his long-stalled bill that would cut in half the federal excise tax on beer.

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February 8, 2016 | NPR · A New York City-based program aims to make students into critical media consumers.
 

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February 8, 2016 | NPR · A quirk in the state’s delegate process would award every vote under 10 percent to the winner of the primary. With the fractured establishment field, that could mean their votes go to Donald Trump.
 

February 8, 2016 | NPR · There was little excitement in this year’s crop of Super Bowl ads. Many of the best had already been seen on social media; the others were underwhelming.
 

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February 7, 2016 | NPR · According to Adam Grant, a person’s preferred browser is one way to tell whether they accept or reject the defaults in their life. His new book is called Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World.
 

February 7, 2016 | NPR · Translated from Giambattista Basile’s 17th century stories, Tale of Tales — known as the world’s first collection of fairy tales — traverses through 50 fantastical adventures.
 

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February 6, 2016 | NPR · Game of Thrones may have killed off many major characters, but the manipulative, scheming Queen Cersei is still standing. We’ve invited Headey to play a game called “You win and you die.”
 

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February 7, 2016 | NPR · The singer’s new music video quickly drew commentary of all kinds — on its references to being black in America, Hurricane Katrina and Black Lives Matter.
 

February 7, 2016 | NPR · When Coldplay and Beyoncé released the music video for their new song, they were immediately accused of cultural appropriation. What does that mean? And how pervasive is it in the music industry?
 

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February 7, 2016 | NPR · Burwell has scored 16 movies for the Coens, but his work on Hail, Caesar! — as well as Todd Haynes’ Carol, for which he’s nominated for an Oscar — presented a few brand-new challenges.
 

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