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August 29, 2014 | NPR · The top source of vanilla beans sends its fragrant crop abroad for processing into extract. Now a former Peace Corps volunteer aims to boost Madagascar's economy by building a bean-to-bottle business.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · The warning was raised to "severe," the second-highest level, as British Prime Minister David Cameron says Islamic extremism poses a "greater and deeper" threat to the U.K. than ever before.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · The bill states that students on college campuses would need "affirmative consent" before engaging in sexual activity. Silence or a lack of resistance would not constitute consent.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · News from Mosul has been scarce since the Islamic State took power. Speaking by phone, Iraqis say the group has imposed strict controls that are alienating residents and are providing few services.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Two eruptions a half a world apart have caused evacuations and aviation warnings, but so far no injuries.
 

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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Toronto-based Meera Sethi's multimedia art project showcases the unique style of South Asian women, fondly called "Aunties."
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Also: the case for a more inclusive literary culture; health care and the modern writer.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · Julia Bayly of Fort Kent, Maine, works as a reporter at the Bangor Daily News. Her passion outside of work is dog sledding. It's the latest installment in our hobby series "Alter Egos."
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · When you're making plans to become a famous author, just remember that you're going to want health care — especially when 40 rolls around and your body is no longer made of rubber.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The edgy drama from Glasgow-based director David Mackenzie takes a few convenient plot turns, but remains a violent and fiercely acted picture of life in prison.
 

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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