El Paso Sheriff Terry Maketa clarifies the term “homicide” when describing the investigation into the two deaths in the Black Forest Fire. The Sheriff said earlier this morning the two deaths in the Black Forest Fire discovered Thursday are being investigated as homicides.

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Colorado Springs has issued a mandatory evacuation order for the following region:

Colorado Springs, Colo.—City officials have issued a Mandatory Evacuation Order effective immediately for the following area due to the Black Forest Fire.

Mandatory Evacuation Area A-1: Northern Boundary: North Gate and Old North Gate Road – Southern Boundary: Flying Horse Club Drive (to [...]

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March 28, 2015 | WBEZ · Frito-Lay has reformulated Flamin’ Hot Cheetos to meet new federal nutrition standards for school snacks. That’s been a big hit with school kids, but the rules’ creators say the snack is still junk.
 

March 27, 2015 | NPR · For this weekend, we recommend pieces that touch on what’s happened to some of the prisoners released from Guantanamo and an essay from one of India’s few foreign correspondents.
 

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March 27, 2015 | NPR · The denomination held a summit in Nashville, Tenn., this week to consider how the Gospel speaks to race relations. It wasn’t easy, and moving from words to actions may be a challenge.
 

Arts & Life

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March 28, 2015 | NPR · Stephen King has said his novel Carrie is about women’s power and men’s fear — an idea reporter Beth Accomando says has gotten lost in newer adaptations of the horror classic for stage and screen.
 

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March 27, 2015 | NPR · NPR’s Bob Mondello reviews The Salt Of The Earth, a documentary directed by Wim Wenders about Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado.
 

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March 28, 2015 | NPR · Millennial musicians are reshaping the South African jazz scene in a culture of open exchange. Hear from pianists Nduduzo Makhathini, Kyle Shepherd and Bokani Dyer.
 

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March 27, 2015 | NPR · In West Virginia, the Pistol Annies member sings country songs about her colorful rural upbringing.
 

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March 27, 2015 | NPR · In this Piano Jazz session from 1984, Hadley shows off her chops in “All The Things You Are” and duets with host Marian McPartland in “It’s Delovely.”
 

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