Colorado congressman Mike Coffman says this morning's shooting in the Washington D.C. area should force Congress to reevaluate how it deals with off-site security. Then, people and bears are often at odds and with more people moving to Colorado, understanding bear behavior is critical. We speak with a scientist who has crawled into dens to study bears. And, does political polarization necessarily mean gridlock? Colorado's highly polarized legislature has some lessons. Also, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival kicks off this week and each day begins with an odd ritual called "Revenge of the Tarps." We speak with a member of the band Dispatch which will play at the festival. The group has a new album that focuses on big social issues and personal loss.
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Ryan Warner is the senior host and editor of Colorado Public Radio's daily interview program "Colorado Matters." He regularly reports on the most important issues facing Colorado - from the state capitol, which includes a monthly interview with the Governor of Colorado - to topics concerning health, education, business, energy and the environment and arts and culture.
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