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October 25, 2016 | NPR · The pope urged President Nicolas Maduro to "alleviate the suffering of the people" amid Venezuela's economic and political disaster. The Vatican will mediate between the government and the opposition.
October 25, 2016 | NPR · A new study finds that for every seven more adults in a neighborhood, one fewer young person leaves school.
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October 25, 2016 | NPR · Researchers say the ice is melting more quickly than they've ever seen. They think it's because warm water is circulating under the ice shelf, and that the melting process appears to be irreversible.
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October 25, 2016 | NPR · AT&T positions itself as the future competitor to cable, promising an era of experimentation and innovation. But consumer advocates raise a raft of concerns. Regulators will weigh both sides.
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October 25, 2016 | NPR · There's no question bed sharing increases the risk of sudden death, pediatricians say. New guidelines are aimed at reducing that risk as much as possible in the first year of a child's life.

Art & Life from NPR

October 25, 2016 | NPR · T.C. Boyle's new novel is ripped from the headlines ... of 1993. It follows the misadventures of a group of scientists conducting experiments in a hermetically sealed, Biosphere 2-like environment.
October 25, 2016 | NPR · Lipton is just about synonymous with industrial Big Tea these days. So you might be surprised to learn that once upon a time, Lipton was known for selling tea direct from its own gardens.
October 24, 2016 | NPR · True authorship of Shakespeare has been debated for centuries. Now, the New Oxford Shakespeare edition will list Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe as co-author on the three Henry VI plays, part one, two and three. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Florida State University professor Gary Taylor, one of the general editors of the new volume.
October 24, 2016 | NPR · They finally did it: The producers of The Walking Dead kicked off season seven by ratcheting up the onscreen gore and brutality until it matches what appears in the original comic.
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October 24, 2016 | NPR · Comic artist Steve Dillon died this weekend in New York City at the age of 54. He was responsible for some of the most iconic comics of the 1990s, including Hellblazer and Preacher.

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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