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Comedy heavy hitters are coming to the Pikes Peak Center and we've got tickets to giveaway to see Mike Birbiglia, Nick Swardson and the return of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Live!

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It is unnerving to hear so many members of the House stand and say things like, "Bomb them back to the Stone Age," as U.S. Rep. Ted Cruz recently did, while others exclaim that we should flood the area with arms, to fight the growing threat of ISIS. It is precisely this sort of minimal thinking that too often results in unintended costs and casualties.

The second Iraq war is a great example, since upward of 100,000 civilians and 4,500 American warriors died in an action that created the power vacuum, which allowed the formation of ISIS.

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Marian House Soup Kitchen

Is in urgent need of ground beef. The kitchen is experiencing an ongoing shortage of beef, which is a staple of the 600 meals it serves daily. Any donation is welcome, though 5- or 10-pound tubes are preferred for storage and convenience. Donations can be dropped off at the house (on the west side of the building at the dock) between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays.
Marian House, 14 W. Bijou St.

Jump aboard the fat train in Dish 2014

We invited local chefs to submit fat-centric recipes for this, our ninth annual Dish guide, in the spirit of celebrating that heartiest of food elements.

Fat is your friend

Long Story Short

Newsletters a no-no

Federal housing money can't be used to operate neighborhood associations, city says

Attack of the monster homes

Parksiders say their subdivision's being overrun with towering houses

New day rising

Bob Mould reconciles with his checkered pasts

Grand Crew

Wine Punts gifts new life to your booze bottles, showing upcycling's profitability


Lots of flash, little bang

Ludlow, 1914 shows off all the right effects, but falters on storytelling
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