The Colorado legislature prints millions of pieces of paper each year, costing the state a hefty sum. But that could soon be a thing of the past. This year in an effort to cut down on costs, each of the 100 lawmakers received new iPads. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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October 28, 2020 | NPR · The U.S. is expected to report record-setting economic growth in the most recent quarter. But that won’t repair all of the damage done during the spectacular downturn three months earlier.
 

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October 28, 2020 | NPR · Donald Trump’s macho messaging has been a big part of his political success. It’s even been reflected in some of his policies as president. But campaign opponents are trying to turn it against him.
 

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October 28, 2020 | WPRN · Wyoming is quietly supporting action elsewhere to preserve its coal-dependent economy. Experts on money in politics say they’ve never seen this before and find it troubling.
 

Arts & Life

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October 28, 2020 | NPR · An exhibition at MoMa PS1 features work created by currently or formerly incarcerated artists and their family members. Curator Nicole R. Fleetwood knows what it’s like to love someone on the inside.
 

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October 27, 2020 | NPR · Jess Walter’s new novel an adventure tale based on actual events in the early days of the last century’s labor movement — which was much wilder and bloodier than most people remember.
 

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October 27, 2020 | FA · The New Yorker‘s Evan Osnos writes about the candidate’s enduring quest to become president. He says Joe Biden has a different mindset today than he once had: “He’s a man who is at peace.”
 

Music

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October 28, 2020 | NPR · Giddens explains how the new song she composed for Morning Edition‘s Song Project series grew from this year’s extreme ups and downs.
 

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October 27, 2020 | NPR · This video, part of our ‘We Insist’ timeline of 2020’s noteworthy protest music, was released Oct. 26.
 

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October 27, 2020 | NPR · This song, part of our ‘We Insist’ timeline of 2020’s noteworthy protest music, was released Oct. 14.
 

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