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November 25, 2015 | NPR · The fava bean is a key staple in much of the world. Researchers say they've found fava beans in the Galilee region of Israel dating over 10,000 years ago — before grains had been domesticated there.
November 25, 2015 | NPR · Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · Nobody wants a side of politics on his or her Thanksgiving table, but it's probably going to happen. Here's some advice to get you through — you may need to buy a duck quacker, though.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · The president gave a statement urging Americans to travel and gather this Thanksgiving holiday without fear.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · The trials in the southeastern state of New South Wales are part of a $11.6 million program to protect beachgoers. Drones send real-time images of coastal waters to an operator using GPS coordinates.

Art & Life from NPR

November 25, 2015 | FA · Todd Haynes' new film chronicles a lesbian affair between a middle-aged married woman and a young store clerk. Critic David Edelstein says Carol captures the thrill of a once-forbidden subculture.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · Illustrator Simon Stålenhag has put together a compilation of short stories to accompany his haunting, gorgeous paintings of an alternate Sweden full of aliens and strange technology. And dinosaurs.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · Cranberry sauce is a Thanksgiving tradition. But if you're ready for a fresh take on this staple, why not try cranberries in chutney or cake? America's Test Kitchen founder Chris Kimball offers ideas.
November 24, 2015 | NPR · What would a small dinosaur look like in Class V rapids? That's the question Pixar filmmakers had to answer for their film The Good Dinosaur. So they piled into a raft to figure it out for themselves.
November 24, 2015 | NPR · A 14-year-old boy from Lexington, Ky., has solved a Rubik's Cube in less than five seconds. As Guinness World Records declares this a record-breaker, we hear how NPR covered a Rubik's Cube competition in 1981.

September 29, 2010

Race for State Treasurer

Democratic state treasurer Cary Kennedy is highlighting her efforts to help the state grapple with deep budget cuts in her re-election bid. Kennedy recently debated her Republican challenger Walker Stapleton in Colorado Springs. He’s advocating limited government and transparency, and says Colorado has an addiction to spending. Bente Birkeland has more from state capitol.

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Filed under: Bente Birkeland,Capitol Coverage,Elections,KRCC News,Politics — andrea @ 5:45 pm

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