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It was Thomas Edison who said, “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.” Edison, of course, is one of the great American inventors. This month, we’re delving into that equation with a look at innovation.

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Business and state leaders are hosting a two-day summit in Denver to talk about ways to make Colorado a center for innovation. The goal is to bring commerce and academia together to create jobs and new ventures. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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September 21, 2020 | NPR · Front-line workers in Houston, Seattle and New York City tell NPR about their experiences in hospitals over the last six months. “2020 can’t keep going like this,” one doctor says.
 

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September 21, 2020 | NPR · Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that voters elected a GOP Senate in 2016 and strengthened it in 2018 because they wanted action on the president’s federal judicial nominations.
 

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September 21, 2020 | NPR · The Midwestern chain Hy-Vee says DSW shoe outlets are opening in six of its supermarkets in Minnesota. Grocery shoppers will be able to try on shoes, then order online.
 

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September 21, 2020 | NPR · The deal is set to be one of the largest ever acquisitions in the video game industry. Once the deal is finalized, Microsoft will own popular franchises such as Wolfenstein, Quake, and DOOM.
 

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September 21, 2020 | NPR · As a veteran stand-up comedian, Quinn has spent decades on the road, performing in 47 out of the 50 states he now affectionately eviscerates in his new book, Overstated.
 

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September 21, 2020 | NPR · Former national security adviser H.R. McMaster told NPR that President Trump isn’t the first U.S. president to suffer under a misapprehension about what’s possible in dealings with Moscow.
 

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September 21, 2020 | NPR · Korean boy band BTS played its first Tiny Desk Concert on Monday — and broke the series record for most YouTube views on its first day, which happened in about 25 minutes.
 

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September 21, 2020 | WXPN-FM · On her new album, World on the Ground, Sarah Jarosz explores the real and imaginary characters of her hometown.
 

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September 21, 2020 | NPR · Friday at 3 p.m. ET, NPR Music will host an online listening party for Sylvan Esso’s new album, featuring a conversation with members Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn.
 

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