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November 30, 2015 | NPR · The IMF's decision to add the renminbi, also called the yuan, to its basket of reserve currencies is a new mark of prestige for the world's second-largest economy.
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November 30, 2015 | NPR · Experts trace the first completely anonymous jury to 1977. That's when a judge worried about possible jury tampering by a drug kingpin named Leroy "Nicky" Barnes, a man also known as Mr. Untouchable.
November 30, 2015 | NPR · How can climate scientists be so sure about what will happen decades and centuries from now? About 30 teams using supercomputers to churn through mountains of data see patterns aligning.
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November 30, 2015 | NPR · Ho ho ho, you've shopped till you've dropped a bundle. Now along comes #GivingTuesday. Is this the best way to encourage charity in the holiday season?
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November 30, 2015 | NPR · Twenty countries and 28 investors promised on Monday to jointly fund the development of energy alternatives. Backers of the initiative say private money is key to the next big push in energy.

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November 30, 2015 | NPR · ABC will air "It's Your 50th Christmas Charlie Brown" Monday night. On the classic Christmas cartoon's golden anniversary, NPR explores what makes this ageless special endure.
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November 30, 2015 | NPR · Imported from Europe, the custom of leaving gratuities began spreading in the U.S. post-Civil War. It was loathed as a master-serf custom that degraded America's democratic, anti-aristocratic ethic.
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November 30, 2015 | FA · Five Turkish teens are censured by a culture threatened by their burgeoning sexuality in Deniz Gamze Ergüven's debut film. Critic John Powers says Mustang brims with "the zing and energy of life."
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November 30, 2015 | NPR · Historian Mary Beard says many of our popular notions about the empire are based on culture — like the play Julius Caesar or the film Gladiator — rather than fact. Her new book is called SPQR.
November 30, 2015 | NPR · The Christmas special celebrates 50 years with a retrospective on ABC, and it seems more than ever like something we wouldn't get today.

October 13, 2010

Colorado’s AG Race

Colorado’s Attorney General John Suthers joined a lawsuit last spring against the Obama Administration’s Health Care Plan, saying the federal government can not force people to buy health insurance. That move prompted Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett to launch a bid for Suthers’job. He’s facing an uphill battle. Suthers’ long career in public office means he’s has great name recognition, and he’s raised more than twice as much money as Garnett. Now, Garnett is attacking Suthers in a new TV ad. From KCFR in Denver, Eric Whitney has more on the race for attorney general.

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Filed under: Elections,Eric Whitney,KRCC News,Legal Affairs,Politics — andrea @ 5:44 pm

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