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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March 3, 2015 | NPR · The reaction to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech on Iran to a joint meeting of Congress is, so far, along partisan lines.
 

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March 3, 2015 | NPR · Sara Creech’s nursing career fell apart after she returned from Iraq with PTSD. She found purpose – and a new path – on the farm. Now, the USDA is giving veterans like her more financial support.
 

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March 3, 2015 | NPR · The former CIA chief and retired general, whose military career has been overshadowed by charges that he gave classified data to his mistress, will plead guilty to a misdemeanor.
 

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March 3, 2015 | NPR · Hell is actually a bureaucracy in Simon Kurt Unsworth’s debut novel. Reviewer Jason Heller says the tale of a demonic murder investigation starts strong but gets mired in the details of infernal life.
 

March 3, 2015 | NPR · Writer Sarah Manguso has been a compulsive diarist since childhood; her new memoir documents the ways motherhood has changed her writing. Critic Heller McAlpin says it’s full of lovely observations.
 

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March 3, 2015 | NPR · The game Charles Darrow sold in the 1930s bore a striking resemblance to a game Lizzie Magie patented in 1904. In The Monopolists, Mary Pilon tells Monopoly’s origin story.
 

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March 3, 2015 | NPR · These Dublin upstarts, one of SXSW 2015′s must-see guitar bands, covered Blawan’s underground techno hit, and it actually works.
 

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March 3, 2015 | NPR · In Young Buffalo’s new video for the song “No Idea,” a young boy builds a robot friend and then sets out to throw a massive party and break all the rules.
 

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March 3, 2015 | KCRW · Marc Kinchen, better known as MK, is one-third of new dance-music trio Pleasure State. He joins Metropolis for a discussion of his past, present and future as a prominent producer and remixer.
 

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