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Bennet seeking interns

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is accepting internship applications from undergraduate students, recent graduates and graduate students for his Washington and Colorado offices. Interested students and recent graduates can apply online at www.bennet.senate.gov/services/internships/.

The deadline to apply for a Washington internship is March 15. The first summer session begins on May 20, and the second begins July 8. This is an unpaid position.

Those interested in an in-state position can apply any time. For more information, contact Haley Martin at Haley_Martin@bennet.senate.gov for the Washington program or Alexis Harrigan at Denver_Intern_Coordinator@bennet.senate.gov for the Colorado position.

LWV to discuss immigration

The March meetings for the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe County will focus on immigration reform. League presenters will explain the proposals submitted by President Obama, Congress and Colorado legislators, examine the pros and cons, answer questions about current immigration policies and programs, and review select periods of immigration history and a glossary of immigration terms. The public is invited to attend.

Meetings are March 11, 5:30 p.m., at Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant, 5050 S. Sycrause St.; and March 14, 9:30 a.m., at Castlewood Library, 6739 S. Uinta St. For directions and more information, call Marlu Burkamp 303-798-3939, marluburkamp@gmail.com.

Learn to fake fight

Learn how to fight on stage and use physical comedy techniques to create an exciting scene. Town Hall Arts Center and South Suburban Parks and Recreation have partnered for an opportunity to learn stage skills while using the language of Shakespeare.

The workshop will be held March 9 at the Buck Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave. in Littleton, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The program is open to both boys and girls ages 7 to 15. Wear loose jeans or sweats, tie shoes and white or black T-shirt. Bring a snack and water bottle. Workshop fees for in-district residents is $20; $25 for non-district.

Meet journalist Greg Dobbs

Veteran television journalist Greg Dobbs will share stories of his exciting career in a free presentation at 7 p.m. March 12 in the Bemis Library public meeting room, 6014 S. Datura St.

Dobbs worked as an international correspondent for ABC News and covered many major stories, including the Iranian revolution and the Iran-Iraq War, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the civil wars in Lebanon and Zimbabwe, the assassination of Anwar Sadat in Egypt and the Watergate scandal. He is the winner of two Emmy Awards for news coverage.

In recent years Dobbs has worked for the television network HDNet as a world correspondent and producer of documentaries on such topics as politics in Russia, wealth in Dubai and assisted suicide in Switzerland. Dobbs will talk about all the funny, dangerous and unbelievable things that journalists experience in reporting a story. He is the author of the book, “Life in the Wrong Lane,” which will be available for purchase and signing at the program.