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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Department of Health and Human Services
June 22, 2018 | NPR · Southwest Key has, for many years, operated shelters that house unaccompanied migrant children. The family separation policy shined a spotlight on that work, and raised uncomfortable questions.
 

AP
June 22, 2018 | NPR · Tried as a juvenile in the 2002 slayings of 10 people, Lee Boyd Malvo got multiple life sentences without parole. Now, an appeals court has affirmed that several of the sentences must be tossed.
 

June 22, 2018 | FA · In Raven Rock, Garrett Graff describes the bunkers designed to protect government leaders and the roles for various agencies in the event of catastrophe. Originally broadcast June 21, 2018.
 

Arts & Life

June 22, 2018 | FA · Eugene Jarecki’s documentary uses the rise and fall of Elvis Presley to track the ups and downs of America’s past century. Critic Justin Chang calls The King a “feverishly analytical” musical essay.
 

June 22, 2018 | FA · In Raven Rock, Garrett Graff describes the bunkers designed to protect government leaders and the roles for various agencies in the event of catastrophe. Originally broadcast June 21, 2018.
 

Universal Pictures
June 21, 2018 | NPR · In this derivative but fitfully inventive fifth installment of the Jurassic franchise, our heroes try to rescue Isla Nublar’s dinosaurs from extinction-by-lava, only to get their ash handed to them.
 

Music

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June 22, 2018 | NPR · As a kid, Washington thought he was the best Street Fighter player in the world. Now he proves it by championing professional gamer Combofiend.
 

Courtesy of the artist
June 22, 2018 | NPR · From the sultry Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa song “One Kiss” to Korean boy band BTS’s “Fake Love, NPR listeners share the songs they’ll have on repeat this summer.
 

Courtesy of the artist
June 22, 2018 | WXPN-FM · After some ups and downs, Zoe Reynolds persisted and independently released her debut album. Hear a live performance.
 

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