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January 30, 2015 | NPR · The secretary of state was in Saudi Arabia when the massive snowstorm struck the Northeast this week. His spokesman said he would pay the fine.
 
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January 30, 2015 | NPR · Doctors and scientists could could learn a lot more about diseases if the were able to to tap into a wide spectrum of information about people who get sick and those who stay healthy.
 
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January 30, 2015 | NPR · Jonathan Chait's essay on a pervasive dangerous online culture of political correctness nearly broke the Internet. So does the science back him up?
 
January 30, 2015 | NPR · The animal had suffered burns to his paws in the blaze that swept through the Adelaide area earlier this month. After a full recovery, he has been released back into the wild.
 
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January 30, 2015 | NPR · Jundullah, a Sunni militant group with links to the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack on the mosque in Shikarpur, Sindh province.
 

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January 30, 2015 | NPR · Both the sublime and the ridiculous get thorough airings this week as the team takes on the fine CW show Jane The Virgin and the bonkers sex thriller The Boy Next Door.
 
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January 30, 2015 | NPR · Rod McKuen is credited with more than 200 albums and more than 30 collections of poetry. He died on Thursday after a lengthy illness.
 
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January 30, 2015 | NPR · In part two of David Greene's conversation with Bill Parcells, the football coach talks about how he dealt with players' drug use and about redemption for the former Baltimore Ravens running back.
 
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January 30, 2015 | NPR · In God's Bankers Gerald Posner explores the history of money, power and the church. During World War II, he says, the Vatican made money off of the life insurance policies of Jews sent to death camps.
 
January 29, 2015 | NPR · In Natalie Babbitt's celebrated classic, a young girl stumbles upon a secret spring and the family the spring has given eternal life to. Babbitt says she wrote the book to help kids understand death.
 

October 26, 2010

Campaign Finance Reaches New Heights

An unprecedented amount of money from independent groups is flowing into congressional and statewide races this election season. In fact, Colorado’s U.S. senate race has attracted the highest amount of money from outside groups compared to any other federal race in the country. Bente Birkeland examines how the money is impacting the political process.

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Filed under: Bente Birkeland,Capitol Coverage,Elections,KRCC News — andrea @ 5:44 pm

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