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November 29, 2015 | NPR · The program allowed the U.S. government to collect data on Americans' phone calls in bulk. Under the new system, the government needs a court order to query a database kept by phone companies.
November 29, 2015 | NPR · The Pope preached reconciliation Sunday in Central African Republic, a country that has seen clashes between Christian and Muslim militias.
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November 29, 2015 | NPR · Protesters gathered on the eve of a global conference on climate change. About 200 activists defied a ban on mass demonstrations and they were met by riot police.
November 29, 2015 | NPR · The storm dumped freezing rain from Texas all the way to Iowa. Authorities in Kansas reported several deaths due to car accidents and flooding claimed three lives in Texas.
November 29, 2015 | NPR · Robert Dear lived off the grid and the those who knew him described a troubled man who preferred solitude. Police say Dear opened fire at a Planned Parenthood center, killing three and wounding nine.

Art & Life from NPR

November 29, 2015 | NPR · "Not Without My Daughter" told the story of an American mother and daughter fleeing Iran. Now that young girl is telling her own story in her memoir, "My Name is Mahtob."
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November 29, 2015 | NPR · Two academics from Germany, writing as Sara Moliner, have recreated a sepia-toned 1950s Barcelona in this new mystery novel. Critic Bethanne Patrick says City's strength is in its variety of women.
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November 28, 2015 | NPR · Gunn, the mentor to young designers on Project Runway, has been a teacher and educator for decades. But he spent his childhood "absolutely hating, hating, hating, hating school," he says.
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November 28, 2015 | NPR · Prince's '80s-era classic has gotten a modern update — in Niger. Directed by Christopher Kirkley, starring the nomadic Tuareg people, this Purple Rain remake drops the kissing but keeps the attitude.
November 28, 2015 | NPR · It's the season of food, and British food writer Bee Wilson has a book on how our food tastes are formed. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with her about her new book, "First Bite: How We Learn to Eat."

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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