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November 1, 2014 | NPR · Dante Martin faces a possible 22 years in prison for manslaughter in the death of fellow Florida A&M band member Robert Champion.
 
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November 1, 2014 | NPR · The Nigerian extremist group says more than 200 girls it kidnapped from a school in April are now married. The group also denies stories that it has reached a cease fire deal.
 
November 1, 2014 | NPR · When Daylight Saving Time arrives, who adjusts all those old clocks? Noel Poirier, director of the National Watch and Clock Museum, tells NPR's Scott Simon he has to turn back 60 pendulum clocks.
 
November 1, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks to reporter Joel Glenn Brenner about the Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two crash. She knew both pilots who were on board the spacecraft.
 
November 1, 2014 | NPR · Egypt's president says the nation is involved in a war against terrorism and the media is falling in line. Some talk show hosts have been pulled off the air for criticizing the government.
 

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November 1, 2014 | NPR · Cornel West's new book laments the decline of what he calls "prophetic fire" among black leaders, and lifts up six examples of people who were willing to risk their lives in the service of the truth.
 
November 1, 2014 | NPR · Jan Morris's new book is an ode to Renaissance painter Vittore Carpaccio. Yes, the thinly sliced meat is named after him. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Morris about her life, work and favorite painter.
 
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November 1, 2014 | NPR · NPR's politics team is hosting an election night party Tuesday. But you can't have a party without good grub. So we've put together a menu inspired by the politics in play.
 
November 1, 2014 | NPR · Nichelle Gainer's new Vintage Black Glamour, based on the popular Tumblr, collects a wealth of historical and biographical information — alongside gorgeous imagery — on great black entertainers.
 
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November 1, 2014 | NPR · Modern Farmer is less than two years old but it's already won a National Magazine Award. "We're making fun of ourselves, in a way, because we don't know anything about farming," says the editor.
 

October 27, 2010

Voting on Medical Marijuana

There’s a pretty good chance that a local ballot in Colorado this year has a question about banning medical marijuana dispensaries on it. More than 40 cities, towns and counties are asking voters to forbid or otherwise regulate marijuana-related businesses. KCFR Health Reporter Eric Whitney surveys the election landscape.

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Filed under: Business,Elections,Eric Whitney,Health,KRCC News — andrea @ 5:45 pm

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