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AmeriCorps In Colorado Schools; Rock Climbing Emoji; Inspiration From ‘America The Beautiful’; Female Football Groundbreaker

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There's a lot of uncertainty now for young people in AmeriCorps. The national service program could lose its federal funding under President Trump's proposed budget. Eric Gorski, bureau chief for Chalkbeat Colorado, says this isn't the first time AmeriCorps's been on the chopping block. Then, a Boulder woman convinced the people behind Emojis -- those little pictures you can text -- to make one of a rock climber. They modeled it after her. Later, the high school football player who didn't realize she was actually a trailblazer. And, the view of Pikes Peak inspired "America The Beautiful." The Colorado Springs Philharmonic commissioned new pieces based on the song.