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January 23, 2017 | NPR · The new president has reinstated the "Mexico City" policy first instituted by Ronald Reagan in 1984. And this version is even broader than previous ones.
 
January 23, 2017 | NPR · Recently discovered tweets show Sean Spicer has been at odds with the "ice cream of the future" for years. On Monday, Dippin' Dots tried to end the (one-sided) feud with a letter asking to be friends.
 
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January 23, 2017 | NPR · White House press secretary Sean Spicer, in his first full press briefing, pledges never to lie, although, he says, "Sometimes we can disagree with the facts." He called media coverage "demoralizing."
 
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January 23, 2017 | NPR · The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released the first public images from its new weather satellite. The agency says the satellite's data will lead to more accurate weather forecasts.
 
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January 23, 2017 | NPR · Six million years ago, giant otters weighing more than 100 pounds lived among birds and water lilies in the wooded wetlands of China's Yunnan province. The discovery sheds light on how otters evolved.
 

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January 23, 2017 | NPR · NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Alan Burdick about his book, Why Time Flies. It's an investigation of the sometimes contradictory ways we experience time.
 
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January 23, 2017 | NPR · Authorities say they recovered about 3,500 pieces of stolen art, most of it from countries at war. Spanish police announced the suspects were arrested across Europe.
 
January 23, 2017 | FA · In the '60s, the CIA began a secret program that aimed to curb Communism by arming and training local fighters in Laos. Author Joshua Kurlantzick calls it "the largest covert operation in US history."
 
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January 23, 2017 | NPR · Our occasional series on storytelling in video games continues with the epic Western Red Dead Redemption. It's the tale of a reformed gunslinger tasked with hunting down the members of his old gang.
 
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January 23, 2017 | NPR · Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy once said, "Everything in the White House must have a reason for being there." So we looked behind the scenes to learn how art is chosen for 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
 

February 16, 2011

Wednesday Index

In Colorado Springs, the city clerk says candidates should return corporate contributions (Gazette, KKTV). Area school districts react to proposed cuts in the state budget (Gazette). The National Trust for Historic Preservation recognizes the city in its annual list of “Dozen Distinctive Destinations” (Gazette).

The Pueblo Board of Water Works leases water for an additional $500,000 in revenue (Chieftain). County Commissioners approve three wind turbines at a rural home (Chieftain). The Chieftain takes a look at what’s next for the city’s police chief, who has stepped down.

Otero County Commissioners vote to issue a letter in support of rescinding a waiver that would allow expansion of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site (LaJunta Tribune-Democrat). The Florence-Penrose school district names its new superintendent (Canon City Daily Record). The Canon City School District sets financial priorities (Daily Record).

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