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January 26, 2015 | NPR · Alexis Tsipras, who led Syriza to an improbable win in parliamentary election, was sworn in today amid fears about what his win means for the country's bailout agreements with the European Union.
 
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January 26, 2015 | NPR · The Secret Service says the overnight incident is being investigated. The White House says the device posed no threat. The president and the first lady are in India.
 
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January 26, 2015 | NPR · A new report says 52 colleges offer, or plan to offer, some credits based on learning, not just seat time.
 
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January 26, 2015 | NPR · The president became the first U.S. head of state to attend a parade to mark the day India adopted its constitution.
 
January 26, 2015 | NPR · The potentially historic nor'easter could bring more than 2 feet of snow to the region today and Tuesday. Travel is expected to be affected, with thousands of flights already canceled.
 

Art & Life from NPR

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January 25, 2015 | NPR · Tom Toro was a directionless 20-something film school dropout. Then, after an inspired moment at a used book sale, he started submitting drawings to The New Yorker -- and collecting rejection slips.
 
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January 25, 2015 | NPR · Falling in love with your handsome pen pal, moving overseas to marry him, then finding out he's part of a terrorist organization: That's the Bunjevac family story, told in a new graphic memoir.
 
January 25, 2015 | NPR · Every answer today is a word starting with the letters A-R, which you will identify from its anagram. For example, given AR plus ROB, the answer would be "arbor."
 
Roadside Attractions
January 25, 2015 | NPR · In his award-winning film, Xavier Dolan, 25, tackles the relationship between a single mom and her troubled son. He says, "I feel like I knew this kid. ... He's just the worst version of who I was."
 
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January 25, 2015 | NPR · Critic Juan Vidal says winter is a time for turning inward and warding off the chill with your favorite books, the ones you return to over and over again when the days get shorter and snow closes in.
 

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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