The Colorado Secretary of State’s office says nearly 12,000 registered voters are listed as non-US citizens, because the voters failed to check a box affirming they’re citizens when they registered to vote…Colorado’s top three gubernatorial candidates tell business leaders they’ll look to restore tax exemptions eliminated earlier this year…and, Residents of Colorado Springs, and in […]

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The Colorado Springs 2011 general fund budget proposal is up for review…Vestas Wind Systems celebrated the official opening of a new wind tower factory in Pueblo today….and, An instrument designed by University of Colorado-Boulder students has traveled 1.67 billion miles from Earth.

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An economic forecast released yesterday shows that higher than expected unemployment has pushed the state’s budget further into the red….Insurance companies estimate the so-called Fourmile Canyon Fire west of Boulder caused an estimated $217 million in damage…and, the US Olympic Committee has announced that the Warrior Games are scheduled to return to Colorado Springs next […]

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New Census Bureau figures show Colorado’s poverty rate is about two percentage points lower than the national rate in one of the worst economic years in recent history…The Colorado Community College System has announced the resignation of Dr. Tony Kinkel, president of Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs…and, The Bureau of Land Managemet plans […]

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Warm, dry weather is fueling the nearly 1,000 acre Resevior Fire burning west of Loveland…and, the last day for public comment on the draft environmental impact statement regarding the proposed “Over the River” art project is today, ending a 15-day extension issued by the Bureau of Land Management.

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July 20, 2017 | WITF-FM · A Senate proposal to repeal Obamacare includes $45 billion to treat opioid addiction. But it wouldn’t make up for deep cuts to Medicaid in that same bill that has funded much of that treatment.
 

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July 20, 2017 | NPR · When Bao Phi was a child, there was little literature about Vietnamese refugees in the U.S. Phi hopes to change that with his new poetry book Thousand Star Hotel and a forthcoming children’s book.
 

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July 20, 2017 | NPR · Also called khichri, the dish goes back centuries and is universally loved across South Asia. It is also considered the ancestor of the British kedgeree and Egyptian koshary.
 

Arts & Life

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July 20, 2017 | NPR · When Bao Phi was a child, there was little literature about Vietnamese refugees in the U.S. Phi hopes to change that with his new poetry book Thousand Star Hotel and a forthcoming children’s book.
 

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July 20, 2017 | NPR · Do you deserve your pets? Do you deserve the people in your life? In her new graphic memoir, Nicole Georges suggests the two questions are closely related — and you may not like the answers.
 

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July 20, 2017 | NPR · Nolan's latest film marks the first time he has tackled a true story: the heroic evacuation of British troops by civilians in small boats at the beginning of World War II.
 

Music

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July 20, 2017 | NPR · The psych-soul-rock hell-raisers from Shreveport, La., make their Mountain Stage debut.
 

July 20, 2017 | NPR · Stream a collection of rare early recordings, including a never-before released version of “I Forgot To Remember To Forget.”
 

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July 20, 2017 | NPR · On his long-awaited major-label LP, the Chicago MC’s personal pain becomes epiphany.
 

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