Even though Colorado led the nation on how to help people with disabilities live independently, the state still struggles with the issue. Today brings the second part of our series on long term care, with a look at the obstacles to independent living. For KRCC News, Laura Frank with the Rocky Mountain […]

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In El Paso County, one of every five nursing home residents wants to return to living in their own communities. In Pueblo County, it’s nearly one in every four. They’re among the 3500 Coloradans with disabilities who live in nursing homes but don’t want to be there. Many of them are young, and they could […]

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Analysis by amateur historians has called into question the identity of some of the men depicted in the iconic World War II image and statue. Now the Marine Corps is taking another look.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · In January, one man died and four others sustained brain injuries in the early clinical test an experimental pain drug. Independent scientists reviewed the study to learn what went wrong.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Many girls in Maasai culture drop out at 12 and end up caring for cattle or cooking at home. Many are subjected to female genital mutilation. The new Sekenani Girls School is a game changer.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and force behind Hamilton, is nominated for three individual awards, including best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · They’ve fried hard shell tacos, made a gooey pot of queso, even whipped up a batch of rainbow sprinkle-covered doughnuts. All in a dollhouse kitchen roughly 1/12 the normal size.
 

May 3, 2016 | NPR · Violinist and author Anna Smaill’s musical training shows through in her debut novel. The Chimes is set in a post-apocalyptic London where a mysterious order controls the population via music.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · The indie-rock band known for its chamber-pop flourishes visits West Virginia with new songs in tow.
 

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May 3, 2016 | WGBH · The two-time Grammy winner performs a blues-rock song in front of a sold-out crowd in Boston.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · On this week’s episode of All Songs: A visit from one of our favorite producers and musicians, the one and only John Congleton, plus the week’s best new music.
 

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