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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October 20, 2016 | NPR · Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO says, once the technology is fully-enabled, the cars will be able to drive with no human input. Musk says previously built Teslas can’t be retro-fitted with the latest features.

October 20, 2016 | NPR · Latino colleagues from across NPR shared their family stories for Hispanic Heritage Month, exposing a rich array of experiences: loss, longing, contradiction and triumph.

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October 20, 2016 | NPR · This Friday the U.N. holds a star-studded ceremony to appoint Wonder Woman its “Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.” Many women’s rights advocates are in uproar.

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October 20, 2016 | NPR · In 1895, Wilde was convicted of homosexual activity and sentenced to two years Reading Gaol. Built in the mid-1800s, the facility was operational until 2013. Now, it’s hosting an unusual art exhibit.

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October 20, 2016 | NPR · In Barry Jenkins’ incandescent coming-of-age tale, three different actors cover three phases in the life of an African-American who takes a wayward path into manhood.

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October 20, 2016 | NPR · Zach Galifianakis loses his edge in a Mr. and Mrs. Smith knockoff that strands a gifted cast in a bland cul-de-sac spy adventure.


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October 20, 2016 | WXPN · This Portuguese singer might be the new face of fado around the world. Hear some triumphant live concert recordings and a conversation about her impressive career.

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October 20, 2016 | NPR · Hear a live set recorded in the Americana band’s hometown of Harrisonburg, Va.

October 20, 2016 | KCRW · Known for its dreamy melodies, Scott Hansen’s ambient project plays a song from its new album, Epoch, live for KCRW.

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