Colorado Parks and Wildlife is researching migratory patterns of bighorn sheep and elk in the San Juan Mountains…and, Forecasters say February snowstorms have helped to increase below average snowpack in Colorado, but levels are still low.

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Mother Nature affects us all, and no matter how much we want the weather to remain consistent, it’s always changing. This month, we take a look at weather, climate, and natural disasters in the region, and at least one way in which we’ve changed that which Mother Nature intended.

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The state House of Representatives has initially passed a bill that would add methane gas captured from coalmines to Colorado’s renewable energy standard…and, high winds that could create blowing dust are expected in southeast Colorado and the San Luis Valley tomorrow.

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Governor John Hickenlooper is backing off plans to privatize the state chartered worker’s compensation agency…A Colorado House committee expected to take on a proposal aimed at trans fats in schools has delayed discussion without explanation…and, a major winter storm is spreading across Colorado, bringing warnings of heavy snow across the state and blizzards on […]

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · Every McDonald’s restaurant in the U.S. will offer breakfast menu items all day, starting Oct. 6.
 

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · There’s ample evidence that children in foster care often get powerful psychiatric medications when other treatments would be safer and more effective. But those treatments can be hard to get.
 

September 2, 2015 | NPR · With the approval of Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski, announced Wednesday, President Obama has secured enough support in Congress to sustain his nuclear deal with Iran.
 

Arts & Life

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September 2, 2015 | FA · Jonathan Franzen weaves together a cavalcade of stories and characters in his latest novel. Critic Maureen Corrigan says that despite its breadth, Purity fails to “emotionally move the reader.”
 

September 2, 2015 | NPR · 12 immortal, iron-fisted god-kings rule over the desert metropolis of Sharakhai. No one can stand against them, until the gladiator Çeda begins hunting for the truth behind her mother’s death.
 

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · The fantasy author’s last novel opens with the death of one of his most beloved characters and serves as an illustration of his thoughts on his own impending death and the inevitability of change.
 

Music

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September 2, 2015 | WXPN · The Mekons started as a punk band in the ’70s, but soon embraced British folk and American country.
 

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · Weirdo punks like Fugazi and Minutemen are still the touchstones on Ex-Breathers’ second album, Past Tense. But the laser-focused gut-punch is far more dynamic this time around.
 

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September 2, 2015 | NPR · As the season begins to draw to a close, hear the latest music by Joan Shelley, Calan and more.
 

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