Two of four middle schools in Pueblo will have previously revoked funding reinstated…

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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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April 28, 2015 | NPR · The president said “there’s no excuse for the kind of violence” that has erupted after peaceful protests following the death of a black man who suffered a serious spine injury while in police custody.
 

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April 28, 2015 | NPR · Justice Scalia asked whether ministers would be able to refuse to marry two gay men. Justice Alito asked, why not marry four gay men together?
 

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April 28, 2015 | NPR · Earthquakes seem to be at their cruelest when striking developing nations like Nepal. A research center has tried to calculate how vulnerable nations are based on their resources and coping skills.
 

Arts & Life

April 28, 2015 | NPR · Readers eager to catch up with the Iowa farming family Jane Smiley introduced in Some Luck will enjoy the latest installment, which follows the five children off the farm and into the postwar era.
 

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April 28, 2015 | NPR · A new book looks at the female soldiers who served alongside elite special operations units in Afghanistan in order to connect with a population that was off-limits to male soldiers: Afghan women.
 

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April 27, 2015 | NPR · For this week’s Sandwich Monday, we try deep-fried cheese curds. They’re a regional specialty and the reason we haven’t left the Midwest.
 

Music

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April 28, 2015 | NPR · Weedeater’s “Bully” is a squirrely sludge-punk bruiser with bassist Dixie Dave cackling like a supervillain.
 

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April 28, 2015 | NPR · These are just a few of the questions that popped up during our recent All Songs Considered listening party in Boston.
 

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April 28, 2015 | NPR · The Texas rapper’s experiences as, at once, a member of an all-girl posse, the only woman in the room and a person strangers underestimate are fundamental to her formidable style.
 

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