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  • Jul 24-30, 2003
  • Vol. 11, No. 30
  • Pinned Down

News

  • Pinned Down
  • Pinned Down

    Devereux Cleo Wallace cited for violations of restraint policy in the death of 15-year-old Orlena Parker

Columns

  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • IQ: Behind bars
  • IQ: Behind bars

    The El Paso County Jail is a world unto itself, and it's lately been a deadly one: Since Michael Lewis died after being strapped face down to a restraint board on May 7, 1998, 12 other prisoners have died in custody, two of them within the past month.
  • Livelong Days
  • Livelong Days

    What's happening this week in the big city-- highlights from our listings.
  • How to build a convention center

    Let's see -- just when did the business community begin to push for a publicly financed downtown convention center? Maybe in the late '50s, early '60s -- whatever. It scarcely matters.
  • The reds of summer
  • The reds of summer

    Head-high lobs, pitches so far off the plate they could have been in another time zone -- anarchists will swing at anything! Perhaps they were seizing the historical moment or maybe pitch selection is too bourgeois.
  • To show loyalty, Rice lies for Bush

    According to contemporary political lore, the Bush clan exalts loyalty above every other virtue. Other politicians envy that inviolable code, whose power is reflected in the absence of leaks from the White House, in the lockstep obedience of politicians in Congress and around the country, and in the enormous cash donations from hundreds of wealthy "friends." This is how dynasties are built to endure.

Food & Drink

Music

  • Sculpture Vulture
  • Sculpture Vulture

    I was so moved by the latest installments of the downtown's US Bank Art on the Streets program that I felt compelled to further immortalize some of the already more-or-less immortal sculptures in verse.
  • Playing Around: The Wayfarers
  • Playing Around: The Wayfarers

    The Black Rose Acoustic Society will be putting the arghh back in the blearghh on Friday night as the traditional Irish musical clan The Wayfarers jig their way into your heart.

Film

  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.
  • Movie Times

    What's playing, where, and when, on the silver screen in Colorado Springs.

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