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October 9, 2015 | NPR · Wendy Sherman, the lead U.S. negotiator in the Iran nuclear talks, tells NPR the U.S. still has plenty of other issues to settle with Iran, such as the release of Americans being held in that country.
October 9, 2015 | NPR · Lonnie Swartz is expected to plead not guilty in the shooting death of an unarmed teenager on the U.S.-Mexico border. The agent says he acted in self defense, as he felt threatened by rock throwers.
October 9, 2015 | NPR · "Talking about firearms now is like talking about race" among officers, says a national law enforcement leader. In Milwaukee, for instance, a sheriff and police chief took vocal, opposing stances.
October 8, 2015 | NPR · The city has reached a multi-million dollar settlement with the family of the unarmed black man shot and killed by a white police officer in April.
October 8, 2015 | NPR · The ship's conservancy has retained a broker to explore the potential sale of "America's Flagship" to a responsible, U.S.-based metals recycler, if no investor comes forward by Oct. 31.

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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.
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October 8, 2015 | NPR · The latest horror movie to send up horror movies finds a group of teenagers living in a retro world where the cliche of the one virgin left alive threatens to be the end of them.

February 18, 2011

Illegal Immigrant Tuition Bill Clears First Committee

A bill that would let illegal immigrants who graduate from Colorado high schools pay in-state college tuition cleared the Democratic controlled senate education committee on a party line vote yesterday. The committee room was packed, and an opponent of the controversial bill even asked that all non-citizens be removed from the hearing room. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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