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November 28, 2015 | NPR · In an upset, British challenger Fury beat the Ukrainian boxing star-- heavyweight champion of the world for 9 1/2 years — on points Saturday, taking the WBA, IBF and WBO titles.
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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."
November 28, 2015 | NPR · Mabel is a naughty French bulldog at the center of a new children's book by Nathan Lane and Devlin Elliott. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Lane about his inspiration for the fictional dog.
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November 28, 2015 | NPR · Box Office Poison artist Alex Robinson is back with a new group of likeable, everyday people, mulling over their desire (or lack thereof) for children and family in an episodic, free-floating comic.

December 15, 2010

Long Term Care in Colorado, Part I

In El Paso County, one of every five nursing home residents wants to return to living in their own communities. In Pueblo County, it’s nearly one in every four. They’re among the 3500 Coloradans with disabilities who live in nursing homes but don’t want to be there. Many of them are young, and they could live on their own with help. The US Supreme Court says they have that right. It even would cost less to support them living independently. Still, the state is struggling to meet its own goal of moving people with disabilities out of institutions and back into their communities. For KRCC News, Laura Frank of the Rocky Mountain Investigative News Network has this first of two reports.

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Filed under: Colorado,Health,KRCC News,RMINN — andrea @ 7:33 am

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