Civil unions supporters in Colorado are entering the home stretch as they move legislation through the state house. As Bente Birkeland reports, a bill to allow civil unions cleared the House Judiciary Committee yesterday with bi-partisan support. It’s expected to pass the full House by mid-March.

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November 25, 2015 | NPR · The president gave a statement urging Americans to travel and gather this Thanksgiving holiday weekend without fear.

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November 24, 2015 | NPR · What would a small dinosaur look like in Class V rapids? That’s the question Pixar filmmakers had to answer for their film The Good Dinosaur. So they piled into a raft to figure it out for themselves.


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November 25, 2015 | WXPN · The Australian folk-rock band is making strides in the U.S. with its new album, Limit of Love.

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November 25, 2015 | NPR · Hear how artists from both sides of the Atlantic commemorate their homes through music.

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November 25, 2015 | NPR · One of Nashville’s secret piano-playing treasures discusses his new musical biography of the great Jimmie Rodgers, and the changes taking place in Music City.

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