Several hundred union members who rallied outside Colorado’s capitol today in support of Wisconsin union members found a rival rally in a group of tea-partiers…The number of fatal accidents on Colorado’s roadways has fallen…and, The Supreme Court has decided to let stand a Bush administration designation of 8.6 million acres in four Western […]

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Congress begins to take up the issue of repealing last year’s healthcare reform law, and Colorado members of the House of Representatives are splitting along party lines…and, Colorado unions are rallying at the state capitol to present initiatives they say will help create jobs.

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March 26, 2017 | NPR · A shooting in what police say was a packed nightclub in Cincinnati has left 15 people wounded, one of them fatally.
 

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March 26, 2017 | NPR · The baby boxes that Finland gives to all new mothers are legendary. Now states in the U.S. are experimenting with them as a way to encourage safe sleep practices and reduce SIDS.
 

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March 26, 2017 | NPR · The radio host apologized for “commentary” urging listeners to investigate a false conspiracy theory involving a Washington, D.C. pizzeria. A man later brought guns there and fired shots inside.
 

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March 26, 2017 | NPR · Disney’s new live-action extravaganza is just the latest retelling of this classic fairy tale. But why do Beauty and her Beast have such a hold on us? And why are there so many versions of their tale?
 

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March 25, 2017 | NPR · Charley Pride, one of the first African-American stars in country music, has sold more records for RCA than anyone not named Elvis Presley.
 

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March 25, 2017 | NPR · The folk-blues singer describes her creative process as “receiving” a song. “It usually starts with one voice,” she says, “And as soon as I hear one, then 500 more come in and surround it.”
 

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