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David Sedaris

One of America's pre-eminent humor writers, is coming to the Pikes Peak Center, November 2nd and you could win a pair of tickets.

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Featured Letter

Let the sunshine in

After our separate vacations to China a couple of years ago, Independent publisher John Weiss and I met to compare notes. As a newsperson, John's focus was on the media. He compared our media with China's saying, "In China, the media fears the government. In the U.S., the government fears the media."

While this may be true for some in government, this is one issue that John and I agree on: We need more government transparency, not less. In fact, I co-sponsored a bill last session to require more transparency in awarding major state road projects. And, I carried a bill that increased the protection for media confidential sources, which unfortunately was killed by Democrats in committee.

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Orphanage Drive

A drive for La Casa Cuna De San Juan, in Puerto Rico. Items needed include: diapers (sizes 3,4 and 5), diaper rash cream, bar soap, spoons, petroleum jelly, shampoo, toothbrushes, any new clothing newborn through 5T and similar products.
Collection date: Thurs., Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Coronado High School, 1590 W. Fillmore St.

Design matters

Architect Ryan Lloyd wants to change everything, one Wild Goose at a time

Gotcha covered

Downtown cameras deter crime and catch bad guys in the act

Olympic Museum's creators chosen

Asked why local firms weren't hired for architecture and design, Celeste said the goal of a panel was to choose those "who we think can do the best job."

Hallowed be thy names


Eat your greens

Serving up sustainability in restaurants actually saves money


Breaking bad

Local filmmaker creeps out Hollywood Screamfest

Charles and Collin Parson go big at the FAC

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