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September 18, 2019 | NPR · The measure that reclassifies many independent contractors as employees could have national implications for the so-called gig economy.
 
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September 18, 2019 | NPR · Three women told a House Armed Services subcommittee that their complaints of physical abuse ultimately went ignored by commanding officers.
 
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September 18, 2019 | NPR · Military and intelligence officials say it looks like Iran launched the airstrikes but the U.S. has been slow to respond.
 
September 18, 2019 | NPR · Calling the plan "the moonshot for higher education," Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said the plan could help 55,000 students attend college each year at a cost of up to $35 million.
 
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September 18, 2019 | NPR · Career foreign policy professionals tell NPR they increasingly fear that joining the NSC, which is part of the White House, will taint them as political operatives.
 

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September 18, 2019 | NHPR · The famed architect conceived a number of dwellings for the mass market to be made from concrete blocks. The idea never took off. But in New Hampshire, one such building is now hitting the market.
 
September 18, 2019 | FA · Attica Locke's new novel centers on a black Texas ranger's effort to find the vanished son of a white supremacist. Heaven, My Home offers an unsettling American spin on a complicated crime story.
 
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September 18, 2019 | NPR · Paul Kingsnorth moved to a small farm in Ireland to be closer to the land and to reconnect with the essence of being. Instead of contentment, he found that it was tough to find meaning in writing.
 
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September 17, 2019 | NPR · The rising comedy star and host of the Emmy-nominated baking competition Nailed It! has gone to therapy weekly, escaped grief onstage and taught herself to do her own makeup for television.
 
September 17, 2019 | FA · Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner talks how the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments relate to current debates about voting rights, mass incarceration and reparations for slavery.
 

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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