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The word “permaculture” joins the concepts of “permanent” and “agriculture.” It begins with personal commitment toward protecting the Earth, then continues with action to make it happen. And, it’s the theme of an Earth Day celebration that will feature a permaculture greenhouse. KRCC’s Shelley Schlender reports from Boulder.

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A big, new exhibit opened at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science over the weekend, and it’s all about you. “Expedition Health” takes your pulse, gives you a glimpse of your very own cells, and might even grow some bacteria off the bottom of your foot. It’s the first new permanent exhibit at the [...]

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March 30, 2015 | NPR · Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless says that Trevor Noah “has a huge international following and is poised to explode here in America.”
 

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March 30, 2015 | NPR · To aid the recovery effort, an access road is being built into the remote area in the French Alps where the plane crashed, killing 150 people.
 

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March 30, 2015 | NPR · With Tuesday’s deadline for an international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program approaching, foreign ministers from Iran and six world powers are trying to hash out a deal.
 

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Comedy Central
March 30, 2015 | NPR · Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless says that Trevor Noah “has a huge international following and is poised to explode here in America.”
 

March 29, 2015 | NPR · During the Second Sino-Japanese War, Huan Hsu’s great-great-grandfather buried his vast porcelain collection to protect it. Hsu went to find it 70 years later, on a trip about more than missing china.
 

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March 29, 2015 | NPR · The Bronx native grew up in a blue-collar household; a life in show business seemed far from reality. He spent time in the Air Force and as a cop before he finally gave his childhood dream a chance.
 

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March 30, 2015 | NPR · Jean Grae is a rapper, a singer, a writer, a comedian and an actress. She doesn’t run out of ideas. Her most recent album is called That’s Not How You Do That: An Instructional Album For Adults.
 

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March 29, 2015 | NPR · The singer-songwriter reconvenes with her longtime co-writer and producer, Richard Swift, to craft 11 seductively seclusive pop songs about motherhood, exile, insecurity and devotion.
 

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March 29, 2015 | NPR · Writing a breakup album is one thing. Writing a breakup album with your ex is another. A stunning hard-rock record, Crooked Doors grapples with what it means to live with your own history.
 

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