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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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May 23, 2018 | NPR · President Trump has instructed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider new protections for the domestic auto industry. He’s relying on the same authority used to justify steel and aluminum tariffs.
 

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May 23, 2018 | NPR · The Cuban exile tried for decades to oust longtime communist leader Fidel Castro.
 

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May 23, 2018 | NPR · Government documents released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal a pattern of abuse, says the ACLU. The government says its investigations found no evidence of misconduct.
 

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May 23, 2018 | NPR · Philip Roth talked with former All Things Considered host Robert Siegel many times over the years. Here Roth discusses some of his thoughts on his writing process. Roth died Tuesday at 85.
 

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May 23, 2018 | NPR · A new documentary, The Gospel According to André, digs into the colorful life of former Vogue fashion editor, French history expert and noted caftan enthusiast André Leon Talley.
 

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May 23, 2018 | FA · The influential novelist won almost every major literary award, but still found the writing process was full of discovery. “Each and every sentence is a revelation,” he said. Roth died Tuesday at 85.
 

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May 23, 2018 | NPR · After fading into obscurity, the Celtic harp made a steady resurgence beginning in the 1970s. Listen to the harpers that started this gentle revolution.
 

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May 23, 2018 | NPR · The man was among some 20,000 people attending a Jacky Cheung concert when he was identified by facial recognition technology powered by artificial intelligence.
 

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May 23, 2018 | WXPN-FM · Leaving NYU and signing to Fat Possum Records, Sophie Allison details her tough decision to drop everything in pursuit of her music career.
 

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