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August 26, 2016 | NPR · The country's deputy interior minister was going to talk with the miners about their demands. Officials say he was seized Thursday and then beaten to death.
 
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August 26, 2016 | NPR · Clinton has been criticized for failing to give enough access to the media, but she says she's done more than 300 interviews. According to an NPR analysis, that's only part of the story.
 
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August 26, 2016 | NPR · GOP Sen. Pat Toomey and his Democratic opponent Katie McGinty are battling it out in the Philadelphia area suburbs.
 
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August 26, 2016 | NPR · A remote mountain village once was home to hundreds. Now it has just 30 residents. Tskukimi Ayano, 67, is one of the younger ones. She has repopulated the village by making scarecrow-like figures.
 
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August 26, 2016 | NPR · The organization is going door to door in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods. The goal: Reach 25,000 households in six weeks with information about Zika prevention and family planning services.
 

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August 26, 2016 | NPR · Early in his career, video artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo noticed the way people breeze past works of art. He describes how his deliberate, slow-moving installations encourage people to stop and think.
 
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August 26, 2016 | NPR · Lakshmi Pratury reflects on the dozens of letters she received from her father, while he was alive, and on the painstaking time it takes to pen a letter.
 
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August 26, 2016 | NPR · Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe says one path to happiness is ten minutes, each day, to stop and enjoy the sensation of doing nothing.
 
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August 26, 2016 | NPR · Blogger Tim Urban explains his process of extreme procrastination in which his brain wages war between instant gratification and the moment of pure panic just before a deadline.
 
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August 26, 2016 | NPR · Despite being a self-described 'pre-crastinator, psychologist Adam Grant says those who slow down — even procrastinate — tend to be more creative, original thinkers.
 

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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