Supporters and opponents of legalizing marijuana in Colorado faced off earlier this week during a two-hour debate. Colorado Christian University hosted the event. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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May 26, 2020 | NPR · In recent years, Congress has approved laws formalizing the transition process and ensuring there is buy-in from the two major candidates, even at this stage of the campaign.
 

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May 26, 2020 | NPR · Most places where Americans usually register to vote have been closed since March. It’s led to a big drop in new registrations right before an election that was expected to see record turnout.
 

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May 26, 2020 | SEPM · Prisoners and their relatives have contradicted state officials about the conditions and medical care inside Indiana prisons. Some say didn’t learn an imprisoned relative had COVID-19 until he died.
 

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May 25, 2020 | FA · In The Splendid And The Vile, author Erik Larson details the British prime minister’s first year in office, during which England endured a Nazi bombing campaign. Originally broadcast March 30, 2020.
 

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May 25, 2020 | NPR · When the Roosevelt administration rolled out millions of dollars to fund artists, musicians, writers and actors, it wasn’t just about job creation. It was to unite a nation in turmoil.
 

May 24, 2020 | NPR · A new documentary looks at allegations that the hip-hop mogul sexually assaulted several women, and places his case against the larger question of how black women are treated by the #MeToo movement.
 

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May 25, 2020 | FA · Fitzgerald’s warm, yet ultra-cool voice was at the opposite pole of jazz singing from Armstrong’s gravelly growl. There’s absolutely no reason their voices should blend so effortlessly — but they do.
 

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May 25, 2020 | NPR · The drummer was the last surviving musician to play on Miles Davis’s iconic 1959 album.
 

May 24, 2020 | NPR · Peter Russell of Washington, D.C., shares the song that’s helping him get through these times, Franz Schubert’s ‘An Die Musik.’
 

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