The University of Denver will make history tomorrow by becoming the first Colorado school to host a presidential debate. The face off between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney is expected to attract a massive television audience. DU officials say the excitement on campus is palpable, even if few students will actually get to see the debate in person. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · A new study of data from 100 U.S. cities finds access to apps for ride-sharing services has not led to a decrease in alcohol-related traffic fatalities.
 

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July 29, 2016 | CPR · An initiative on the state’s November ballot would establish a single-payer health plan. Supporters hope to lure Sanders to help get out the vote.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the state’s law requiring voters to show photo identification. The court found that the Legislature had “discriminatory intent.”
 

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July 29, 2016 | FA · Nixon, who died on Sunday, was a classically trained actress who mostly worked behind the scenes. She dubbed vocals for many films, including My Fair Lady. Originally broadcast in 2001.
 

July 29, 2016 | FA · Moran says that most women who don’t want to be called feminists don’t understand the term. She writes about high heels, housework and abortion in How to Be a Woman. Originally broadcast Aug. 1, 2012.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · In Charcoal Joe, Walter Mosley brings his iconic private eye Easy Rawlins into the haze of the late 60s, extending a literary odyssey through the transformation of black Los Angeles.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · Låpsley, “Operator (DJ Koze’s Extended Disco Version)”
 

July 29, 2016 | NPR · Glass Animals, “Youth”
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · Hear the young pianist and composer give a solo performance of “Cedar’s Blues” in a 1995 session.
 

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