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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May 4, 2015 | NPR · Fiorina joins a crowded field of Republicans already seeking the nomination. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson announced his campaign on Sunday.
 

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · Western countries complained that Nepal’s bureaucracy was keeping goods at warehouses. The Marines come with MV-22 Osprey aircraft, which should make reaching remote areas easier.
 

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · Under narrow definitions of corruption, candidates courting billionaires to fuel their White House bids doesn’t qualify. But some activists, on the left and the right, argue that it should.
 

Arts & Life

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · Edna O’Brien’s first novel was burned in the small Irish village of her birth. The Love Object collects more than 30 of her fiery tales of religion and repression in “a land of sacrificial women.”
 

May 4, 2015 | NPR · Eliza Kennedy’s snappy new novel follows Lily Wilder, a high-powered litigator conflicted about her upcoming wedding because she’s having too much fun with sex, booze and work to settle down.
 

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · Artist Jennifer Rodgers’ father was hospitalized for seven months with sepsis before he died. She used the creative process to try to comprehend his suffering and her loss.
 

Music

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · The Memphis trap rapper’s new song is both an indictment of a neglectful political system and an expression of frustration and rage.
 

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May 3, 2015 | NPR · The Montreal singer-songwriter’s brain seems to overflow with wise and exacting ways to reflect on the way hearts work.
 

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May 3, 2015 | NPR · What sets the Battles mastermind’s new album apart is its playfulness — the feeling that experimenting with sound is a joyful game rather than an academic exercise.
 

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