Colorado officials say the owner of a uranium mill near Canon City is terminating its license, putting it on a path to closure…and, communities have little more than a month to apply for what’s being called a Creative District Designation.

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Thousands of Coloradans expecting up to $700 in government rebates for buying energy-saving furnaces or insulation are still waiting for their rebates, some for up to a year…and, the Better Business Bureau is warning people about an email scam that appears to come from them.

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Pueblo City Council is reviewing documents related to City Manager Jerry Pacheco’s alleged misconduct, according to KRDO…Planned post office closures in Colorado and across the nation have been put on hold…Energy Secretary Steven Chu visited a Colorado solar facility today. He said the global market for solar energy remains huge, and it’s […]

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The Sangre de Christo Electric Association has brought in two more crews to help repair downed power lines in Custer and Fremont Counties…Colorado’s Democratic House leader is stepping down from the post to focus on his race against incumbent Republican Congressman Scott Tipton…and, Colorado parks and wildlife commissioners have adopted changes in […]

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Educators consider third grade reading a barometer for success in school and for high school graduation rates. But nearly 30 percent of the state’s third graders are reading below average. Some in the state say those children should be held back a year…Nearly half of audited Colorado employers are not complying with a state […]

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May 27, 2017 | NPR · Man weaves, more formally known as cranial prosthesis, are a non-surgical procedure by barbers to help balding men. They’re growing in popularity as more men opt to spend up to $800 to “regain” hair.
 

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May 27, 2017 | NPR · Two scientists agree that pesticide-laden dust from planting equipment kills bees. But they’re proposing different solutions, because they disagree about whether the pesticides are useful to farmers.
 

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May 27, 2017 | NPR · Stefani McCoy had it with school when she was a teenager. She turned her life around — and now she’s helping Namibia’s dropouts do the same.
 

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May 27, 2017 | APM · Ansari discusses Master Of None and how his parents feel about acting. Ken Tucker reviews new albums by Styles and Auerbach. Paul, who edits The NY Times Book Review, talks about her love of reading.
 

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May 27, 2017 | NPR · Jem Lester’s debut novel follows three generations of men who can’t communicate — a grandfather, a father and a profoundly autistic little boy. Lester says he modeled the boy on his own son.
 

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May 27, 2017 | NPR · In her 40 years in the business, Leiber designed 3,500 handbags, some of which were carried by First Ladies and movie stars. Now 96, Leiber says she loves her bags, whether “classic” or “crazy.”
 

Music

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May 27, 2017 | NPR · In 1982, NPR’s Jazz Alive! recorded a big-band performance led by the inventive bassist at New York’s Avery Fisher Hall. Engineer Paul Blakemore has remastered the tapes for a new album.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · Grande has released a letter to her fans following the bombing outside of her Monday performance at the Manchester Arena in England.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · The Grammy award-winning trumpeter and composer joins Marian McPartland to perform standards like “I Thought About You” with bassist Gary Mazzaroppi.
 

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