Pueblo’s City Council decides to vote October 9th on benefits for domestic partners…The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded $200-thousand dollar grant to conduct a feasibility study on locating a spaceport in Denver.

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Colorado Springs voters yesterday overwhelmingly approved plans to lease city-owned Memorial Health System to University of Colorado Health…Residents in and around the Waldo Canyon burn area looking to purchase flood insurance should do so before September 8th in order to take advantage of a waiting-period waiver…Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Littleton was recently chosen to build and operate the next Mars Spacecraft.

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Some politicians are already calling for stricter gun laws nationally in the wake of last week’s deadly shootings in Aurora, but several Colorado lawmakers say it’s still too soon to say what the policy impacts could be….and, the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation says the death of astronaut Sally Ride means the loss of a truly inspiring leader.

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The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation says the death of astronaut Sally Ride means the loss of a truly inspiring leader.

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The nonprofit organization advocates for the space industry, and calls the first American woman in space a trailblazer and brilliant scientist.

Ride eventually went on to create Sally […]

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Colorado wants to go “where no man has gone before”–by throwing its hat into the ring to try and become a hub of commercial space flight. The Colorado Spaceport is expected to be in place next year. But as Bente Birkeland reports, the journey is just beginning and Colorado does have competition.

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March 19, 2018 | NPR · Zachary Cruz told police he wanted to ‘reflect on the shooting’ a month after his brother allegedly killed 14 students and 3 staff members at the Parkland, Fla., high school.

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March 19, 2018 | NPR · Boys get the message quickly: a man is supposed to be strong and independent. That message, researchers say, has widespread consequences for men’s social lives and physical health.

March 19, 2018 | NPR · Vladimir Putin wanted a mandate to govern, and got it, with 76 percent of the vote. He will use the next six years to advance his mission: cementing Russia’s role as a major player on the world stage.

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March 19, 2018 | FA · Trump “has made nationalist policy into the policy of the executive branch,” says New York Times editor Jonathan Weisman. His new book, (((Semitism))), is about being Jewish in the Trump era.

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March 19, 2018 | NPR · Bunny Marlon Bundo is featured in a book by the vice president’s daughter Charlotte and wife, Karen. But even pets in Washington cannot escape controversy.

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March 19, 2018 | NPR · Love, Simon is only the latest in a surprisingly long line of films that have explored what it’s like to come out in high school. Here’s some of the smaller, quirkier films that paved the way.


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March 19, 2018 | NPR · NPR Music’s Rodney Carmichael and Felix Contreras dish about their favorite new discoveries at South by Southwest 2018 over a plate of barbecue.

March 19, 2018 | NPR · Over a plate of Texas barbecue, Alt.Latino spoke with this fast-rising Afro-Latinx artist from Miami in the midst of her unforgiving South By Southwest schedule.

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March 19, 2018 | NPR · Surrounded by an art installation featuring wires and woolen yarns, the Australian singer-songwriter’s sharp wit stands out in a sweetly quiet song that rages loudly.

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