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May 28, 2017 | NPR · A House committee has approved a measure allowing the Service to spend more to protect the president's many homes, and Trump's proposed budget would increase the number of agents.
 
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May 27, 2017 | NPR · One of the most recognizable voices of his generation, Allman was one of the namesakes of a band that pioneered Southern rock — yet his music was always haunted by a sense of mortality and loss.
 

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May 28, 2017 | NPR · Sarah Gailey's alternate-history romp takes place in a United States that went ahead with a wild plan to farm hippos for meat. It's a delightful read that suffers only from being too short.
 
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May 27, 2017 | WBUR · Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts hear from people who have estranged themselves from their parents.
 
May 27, 2017 | NPR · Singer-songwriter Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band died on Saturday at the age of 69. Music journalist Amanda Petrusich takes a look back at Allman's legacy with NPR's Michel Martin.
 
May 27, 2017 | NPR · In this week's Barbershop, NPR's Michel Martin talks about upcoming offerings in summer entertainment with humor writer Luvvie Ajayi, journalist Kara Brown of Jezebel and NPR's Eric Deggans.
 
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May 27, 2017 | NPR · Prine was once known as the Singing Mailman, because that's exactly what he was as a young man. Since he quit his route, he's put out more than 20 albums.
 

February 17, 2011

Round-Up: Democratic leaders respond to budget proposal, and more

Top leaders in the Democratic controlled senate say parts of Governor John Hickenlooper’s budget are dead on arrival…and, Action 22, a group that represents 22 southern Colorado counties, opposes another element in the Governor’s proposed budget that would close a prison in Las Animas. The group says the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility is in an area in desperate need of jobs.

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