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October 9, 2015 | NPR · Jason Cone, the executive director of the aid group, talks about the impact of the bombing on his staff — and on the people of Afghanistan.
October 9, 2015 | NPR · The U.S. will shift the focus to training so-called "enablers" in Turkey. Those leaders of opposition groups will gather intelligence and coordinate airstrikes with existing fighters.
October 9, 2015 | NPR · A lot of things can affect whether a person can die at home as wished rather than in a hospital. One is whether a relative is able to take more than a few days off work to care for them.
October 9, 2015 | NPR · NAU Police Chief G.T. Fowler says the shooting stems from a conflict that developed between two groups of students, saying that one of the students "produced a handgun" and opened fire.
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October 9, 2015 | NPR · Many professors are postponing retirement, and colleges say it's hurting their efforts to cut costs.

Art & Life from NPR

October 9, 2015 | NPR · Geraldine Brooks' retelling of the biblical epic of King David casts him as larger than life — jester, predator, conqueror and poet. Critic Jean Zimmerman says Brooks "gives the whole king his due."
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October 9, 2015 | NPR · The Saturday Night Live executive producer says criticism of the show's perceived lack of diversity frustrated him, but that the perception needed to be addressed.
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October 8, 2015 | NPR · The New Orleans chef changed the way the world saw Louisiana cooking. He has died at the age of 75.
October 8, 2015 | NPR · There are a large number of LGBT films in theaters this fall. NPR explores what that says about Hollywood and society in general.
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October 8, 2015 | NPR · Guy Maddin's latest is a patchwork of pastiches that ages and modifies film to emulate eras, styles and tropes to examine the oddities of the mind.

February 16, 2011

Round-Up: Grass fire contained; Progress on US 50; and more

Crews have contained a grass fire that was threatening buildings near Ellicott in El Paso County…Crews are beginning to remove rock from US 50 west of Cotopaxi, and aim to have the highway reopen by the weekend…Army officials say President Barack Obama’s budget proposal includes $477 million for destroying obsolete chemical weapons stored in Colorado and Kentucky….and, Katie’s Law, a crime fighting tool that has raised privacy concerns has been fully implemented in Colorado.

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