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On April 24, 2009 By

Colorado’s Attorney General issues a warning regarding a popular newspaper, and a “Trash Treasure Hunt.”

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A bill to repeal the death penalty in Colorado cleared the house on Tuesday, but not after some high drama at the state capitol. The swing vote came down to a single lawmaker who was undecided until the very end. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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On April 21, 2009 By

Bill to repeal the death penalty in Colorado moves forward…and a water pipeline gets approval.

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After hours of passionate debate, a bill that would get rid of the death penalty in Colorado initially cleared the House by a narrow margin on Wednesday. The measure aims to use the savings to help investigate unsolved murders and beef up the state’s budget. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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The sponsor of a measure to repeal the death penalty in Colorado says he’s hopeful that his bill will pass the legislature this time around. House Bill 1274 cleared the house judiciary committee on a party line vote late last month, but won’t be up for debate for another few weeks. The bill […]

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On January 30, 2009 By

Rocky Mountain News employees hold a candlelight vigil, and a Colorado man faces federal charges.

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Republican state lawmakers are circulating a petition criticizing Governor Bill Ritter for saying he would support Guantanamo Bay prisoners being housed in Colorado. The state is home to “Supermax,” one of four federal prisons the Obama administration is considering moving Guantanamo detainees to. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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May 2, 2016 | NPR · The two oilfield-services companies faced pressure from U.S. and European regulators concerned that a merger would stifle competition. The Justice Department filed suit in April to stop the deal.
 

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May 2, 2016 | NPR · Misty Copeland says she played with Barbie dolls until she was 13 — the same year she started ballet.
 

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May 2, 2016 | NPR · A hands-on tour of Philadelphia’s historic Italian Market includes time to appreciate the scents and sounds — and opportunities to sample the district’s delicious chocolate, cheeses and fresh pastas.
 

Arts & Life

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May 2, 2016 | FA · John Doe, Exene Cervenka and Dave Alvin of X join Fresh Air to discuss punk’s early days. “Anybody could belong to punk that wanted to be there,” Cervenka says. “[It] didn’t matter how old you were.”
 

Mattel
May 2, 2016 | NPR · Misty Copeland says she played with Barbie dolls until she was 13 — the same year she started ballet.
 

Brad Larrison for NewsWorks
May 2, 2016 | NPR · A hands-on tour of Philadelphia’s historic Italian Market includes time to appreciate the scents and sounds — and opportunities to sample the district’s delicious chocolate, cheeses and fresh pastas.
 

Music

Getty Images
May 2, 2016 | FA · John Doe, Exene Cervenka and Dave Alvin of X join Fresh Air to discuss punk’s early days. “Anybody could belong to punk that wanted to be there,” Cervenka says. “[It] didn’t matter how old you were.”
 

NPR
May 2, 2016 | NPR · Watch the Grammy-winning Chicago sextet perform classical compositions by David Lang, Bryce Dessner and Robert Honstein.
 

Courtesy of the artist
May 2, 2016 | NPR · The music of the singer Anohni, who was previously known as Antony Hegarty, has long explored identity. On her new album Hopelessness, she turns self-examination into explicit, unsparing activism.
 

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