The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has confirmed a 4th case of West Nile Virus in the state today, but drought is helping keep numbers low across Colorado overall…

Officials are beginning the bidding process for aerial mulching over portions of the Waldo Canyon burn zone.

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December 3, 2016 | MTPR · Authorities have ordered the protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline to clear out — but those who have gathered to support the Standing Rock Sioux tribe are preparing for a long stay.
 

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December 3, 2016 | NPR · Many cancer patients who took the psychedelic drug psilocybin under supervision said the experience erased their anxiety and depression over illness and death.
 

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December 3, 2016 | NPR · The station has since apologized for the segment. But researchers say it reflects local attitudes toward domestic violence.
 

Arts & Life

December 2, 2016 | NPR · British character actor Andrew Sachs has died at age 86. He was best known as the waiter Manuel on the cult TV series, Fawlty Towers.
 

December 2, 2016 | NPR · NPR movie critic Bob Mondello has a double-feature review of two films about women who find themselves in drastically altered circumstances in midlife: Things To Come, starring Isabelle Huppert, and Jackie, starring Natalie Portman.
 

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December 2, 2016 | NPR · Bonnie Mackay has written an unusual sort of memoir: Tree of Treasures is the story of her life, told through Christmas tree ornaments. She has nearly 3,000 of them, divided into 67 classifications.
 

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December 3, 2016 | NPR · Saariaho isn’t the first woman composer to stage an opera at New York’s Metropolitan Opera — just the first in more than a century. Her opera, L’Amour de Loin, has its New York premiere this week.
 

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December 3, 2016 | WXPN · Compare the songs on the Stones’ new covers album, Blue & Lonesome, to the original recordings.
 

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December 2, 2016 | NPR · Jazz Night in America host Christian McBride honors Bobby Hutcherson, Toots Thielemens and Victor Bailey, three prominent jazz musicians who passed away this year.
 

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