Education cuts are on the table once again in this year’s budgeting process. This month, we’re spending time taking a look at those cuts, and at education in general in Colorado.

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Because many people choose to vote by mail in Colorado rather than on Election Day in a traditional polling place, we’re talking elections and politics this month. Early voting begins October 18th, and voters will decide on a host of regional and statewide positions and issues.

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · The attack occurred in Minya, a province some 160 miles south of Cairo where many of Egypt’s Christians live.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · Lawyers are dissecting the performance of White House counsel Donald McGahn — and the top lawyer at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. is getting mixed reviews amid several Trump administration controversies.
 

Kaiser Health News
May 26, 2017 | KHN · Many older patients have problems that an emergency room is ill-equipped to handle, but often there is nowhere else to go. So some hospitals are adding palliative care consultants to the front lines.
 

Arts & Life

Netflix
May 26, 2017 | NPR · Pitt plays a semi-clueless four-star general charged with overseeing the war effort in Afghanistan. He says the film uses comedy to lure viewers in, then shows them some harsh realities.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · All sorts of people coming and going this week — out of Chicago, out of college, but not to the U.S.
 

Ariel Edelman
May 25, 2017 | NPR · After Ahmed Badr and his family fled the Iraq War, he used writing to grapple with his experience as a refugee in the U.S. He founded the website Narratio so other youth could share their stories.
 

Music

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May 25, 2017 | NPR · Missouri native Krystle Warren digs into American history on her new album Three The Hard Way. She talks about what it’s like to observe the U.S. from France, her home for the past nine years.
 

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May 25, 2017 | NPR · For over 35 years, the all-female Shonen Knife has been serving up catchy punk titles like “Wasabi,” “Hot Chocolate” and “Sushi Bar.” But don’t mistake them for bubblegum pop. These ladies are legit.
 

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May 25, 2017 | WXPN · Listening to this band’s music gives you that warm feeling of spending time with old friends. Hear a performance of songs from 2016’s Cardinal, recorded live for World Cafe.
 

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