Avalanche warnings are out for portions of Colorado’s central and northern mountains. Based in Boulder, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center is responsible for avalanche and related-weather forecasting for the backcountry. As part of Rocky Mountain Community Radio’s series on snow, KGNU’s Jim Pullen recently went along with one of the agency’s snow […]

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This month we’re talking about politics and elections. The El Paso County ballot this year is quite large, with national, state, and county races and issues to consider, and even some special district measures. By comparison, the Pueblo County ballot is smaller, but still with national, state and local measures to consider.

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News

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February 13, 2016 | CPR · Though Denver’s water supply is clean, health officials in Colorado are battling the stigma tap water acquired after the contamination in Flint, Mich. A Latino community group has stepped in to help.
 

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February 13, 2016 | NPR · Chipotle has scorned some mainstream farming practices, like GMOs and antibiotics. Now the fast-casual chain is taking hits over food safety, and past targets of its attacks are taking revenge.
 

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February 12, 2016 | NPR · He had the resume — swing-state governor, veteran, ex-party leader — but there’s a good chance you had no idea he was running. Judging by vote totals, Iowa and New Hampshire may have missed it too.
 

Arts & Life

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February 13, 2016 | KNPR · With its elaborate headdresses, colorful sequined gowns and statuesque dancers, Jubilee was the classic Las Vegas show. But times and tastes change, and the last performance will be on Feb. 11.
 

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February 13, 2016 | NPR · The Silicon Valley actor, and former Shakespearean clown, says his latest role is right up his alley: “I’m interested in morality and mortality, and Deadpool kind of has all of these themes.”
 

February 12, 2016 | NPR · NPR’s Kelly McEvers talks to author Sayed Kashua, an Israeli-Palestinian whose satirical weekly columns in Haaretz newspaper are collected in his new book called Native.
 

Music

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February 13, 2016 | NPR · In spite of civil war, Mali has produced extraordinary artists and music. NPR’s Linda Wertheimer speaks with one of the country’s stars about her new album Né So — meaning “home.”
 

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February 12, 2016 | NPR · Grappling with the event, the album and the artist, under different circumstances — none ideal.
 

WXPN
February 12, 2016 | WXPN · The L.A. band lays down songs from its new album, Give It Back To You, live in the studio.
 

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