The Environmental Protection Agency has given final approval to Colorado’s strategy to reduce air pollution, which relies heavily on switching some coal fired power plants to natural gas…

Pueblo City Council voted last night to postpone indefinitely a decision on city employee benefits for domestic partners, the Chieftain reports

Colorado government leaders have marked 11 years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a service that also recognized the victims of the Aurora theater shooting and historic summer wildfires.

 

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January 26, 2020 | NPR · The retired Los Angeles Lakers star died at age 41 in a plane crash on Sunday. Former teammates, peers and other sports legends expressed their grief and shock on social media.
 

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January 26, 2020 | NPR · The CDC expects the number of confirmed cases of Wuhan coronavirus in the U.S. to increase — but says the overall health risk of disease transmission is the country is low.
 

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January 26, 2020 | NPR · Activists chanted “Not one more” as they marched in Juárez Saturday. The killing of artist and activist Isabel Cabanillas ignited anger in a city with a gruesome history of violence against women.
 

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Christina Orlando
January 26, 2020 | NPR · Tochi Onyebuchi’s slim, devastating novella follows a young man born amidst the chaos of the 1992 Rodney King riots — and his sister, whose terrifying magical powers can’t protect him from racism.
 

Little, Brown & Company
January 26, 2020 | NPR · Stephen Wright’s new novel is a darkly funny satire of American consumer culture, set in a Day-Glo alternate reality that’s unsettlingly close to our own. It’s an exhausting but unforgettable read.
 

Liveright
January 25, 2020 | NPR · History professor Marcia Chatelain’s new book tracks what she calls the hidden history of the relationships between the struggle for civil rights and the expansion of the fast food industry.
 

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January 26, 2020 | NPR · The album mixes intoxicating, danceable rhythms and a message calling out violence and other forms of mistreatment of women all over the globe.
 

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January 26, 2020 | NPR · In the space between 2015’s Revival and her latest release, Gomez has battled Lupus, depression and anxiety, and had two high profile breakups — all while millions followed along on social media.
 

Beth Morrison Projects
January 26, 2020 | NPR · A listener’s guide for the opera-curious includes a little history, a little trash-talk and some gorgeous singing.
 

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