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In Concert

We’re turning up the volume with tickets to a ton of live music including; Alison Krauss & Union Station, The Iguanas, Black Flag and Riot Fest! We’ve got tickets to give away in this week’s Blast!

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Featured Letter

Political statement?

You could replace four members of Brazil's soccer team with the Jamaican bobsled team, and they still would not give up seven goals. They threw the Germany game as an act of protest against the military-dominated government spending so much on hosting the World Cup and Olympics, instead of on law/order, or helping ease the tremendous poverty in which so many Brazilians live.

The team took away the government's ability to say, "The country may be pretty effed-up, but at least we brought home the World Cup." This was a heroic protest that came at great personal cost to the athletes, and great emotional cost to the nation — but might be a turning point in the fight for economic justice in Brazil, and internationally.

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Deeper shade of blues

Festival headliner Sugaray Rayford hits his stride

A place in the sun

Is SunShare the Apple of Colorado Springs' eye? Well, not anymore.

Telecash

Who's cashing in on television political ads? See for yourself in online reports

Silt story

Michael Brooks Arnsteen sees the beauty and the fury of the floods
Empowered Colorado's Inaugural Black & White Benefit Gala

A gala with a fashion show, silent auction, food and drink to celebrate and support Empowered Colorado, a non-profit "designed to rebuild self image and self esteem." Black and white attire requested.
Sat., July 26, 7 p.m.
Venue 515, 515 Manitou Ave.

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  • Is the C4C resolution a contract? Is the C4C resolution a contract?
    Bill Murray, a retired Army colonel who has been watching the City for Champions project unfold, has written a letter to several state officials…
  • Educated produce: the Colorado College Farm Stand Educated produce: the Colorado College Farm Stand
    We certainly aren't complaining about even more options for locally grown produce — just one element of reforming our increasingly effed-up food system.  But…
  • <i>Music Voyager</i> to showcase Pueblo Music Voyager to showcase Pueblo
    Over the course of several days this month, the TV show Music Voyager visited Pueblo. The show, which tapes in both the U.S. and abroad, filmed as…
  • Coming to CC in the fall: A name you've heard, and one you probably haven't Coming to CC in the fall: A name you've heard, and one you probably haven't
    Earlier this month, the I.D.E.A. Space at Colorado College announced a fall art show devoted to works inspired by the life and studies of Nikola Tesla. In addition to that,…
  • Halter scolds Lamborn on vet issue Halter scolds Lamborn on vet issue
    Irv Halter, a retired two-star Air Force general and Democratic candidate for the 5th Congressional District, which includes El Paso County, called a news…
  • The working sick are sickening you
    Yes, it's not quite The Walking Dead. But the working sick are apparently taking their own toll on civilized society — not out of selfishness, but desperation and due to what some are calling an unjust business sector. …
  • The year of firsts The year of firsts
    Fifteen years ago — pre-goats, pre-Colorado, and pre-children — my husband and I planted our first small garden, welcomed our first few chickens, and…
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Garden of the Goods
  We've got the goods! Up to 75% off gift certificates for restaurants, salons, tattoos and more, from your friends at the Indy. Featured this week:
Colorado School of Firearms- $85 for a Basic Hand Gun Safety & CCW Course
  Paloma Salon & MicroSpa- $25 for $50 worth of salon services
  Yama Training and Wellness- Half off $70 for personal training, massage, nutrition counseling or aesthetic services
  Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery- $18 for made-from-scratch food and handcrafted ales and lagers

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Re: An outsourcing suggestion, Weinstein's 'outrageous' salary, Gold Hill dreaming, more (Columns- 07/09/2014)

concernedcitizen80806 – Aaron Mendel's letter displayed a stunning, fundamental ignorance and astounded this one citizen--does anyone really...

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Re: Grocer X: Fear and loathing in the checkout lane (Special Section- 07/20/2014)

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Re: Peaches, beef and a Clam Jamm — food haps ahead (Special Section- 07/18/2014)

curious – No beef? Our diet dictocrats prescribe vegetables and tofu. Problem solved.

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    • I give the R.J. Montgomery Salvation Army a POOR RATING. The Salvation Army located a…

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    • This place is not the best, & the owner wow what a baby. The way…

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    • This place has an awesome drink menu and wonderful tapas. It's nice to have a…

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    • Grate place to relax and meet awesome people and has a at home feeling everyone…

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    • This place is really outta this world, and in one of its own!!! Location, Company,…

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    • so Awesome!!! good quality great price. Great budtenders.

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    • Amazing place. Great customer service with a warm and friendly staff. Definitely worth a visit!

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