A new study ranks Colorado as the least obese state in the nation…The new Colorado Parks and Wildlife board is meeting for the first time today and tomorrow…and, the Air Force Academy is getting 19 new gliders for cadet training.

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The Air Force Academy estimates its impact on the Colorado Springs-area economy as up about 9 percent, largely because of construction spending…and, Republicans in Washington will soon begin a new push to limit how much money can be won in medical malpractice suits.

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Concerns are growing about a controversial federal immigration program aimed at deporting violent illegal immigrants…and, more than 1000 cadets graduated from the Air Force Academy today.

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An Air Force officer who was among nine Americans killed by an Afghan military pilot in Kabul was buried today at the Air Force Academy, where he taught foreign languages…Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn is taking aim at the Obama administration’s regulatory approach, blaming it for the country’s high gas prices…and, the Colorado Wildlife Commission […]

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The state senate gave initial approval to a bill today that would require elementary school children in Colorado to have 30 minutes a day of physical activity…Religious tolerance will be the focus of a review at the Air Force Academy…and, a wildfire north of Boulder that’s prompted the evacuation of more than 200 homes […]

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Southern Colorado is no stranger to the armed forces. With a collection of military installations, it’s not uncommon to see uniformed men and women around Colorado Springs and beyond. This month, we take a look at some of the issues concerning the military, from the very worst, to perhaps, some of the very best.

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June 24, 2018 | NPR · Hall, the author of more than 40 books, died on Saturday at his family farm in the town of Wilmot, N.H.
 

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June 25, 2018 | NPR · Watch the New York rap icon perform “Paid In Full” and “Know The Ledge,” as well as a new song for Marvel’s Luke Cage, at the Tiny Desk.
 

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June 25, 2018 | NPR · Writers from across the public radio map pick the best songs they’ve heard this year.
 

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