In Colorado Springs, KKTV and the Gazette take a look at school district 11. KRDO and the Gazette revisit the ‘no camping’ ordinance. The Colorado Springs Business Journal looks at the issue from a downtown retailer perspective.

The Colorado Springs Independent looks at a tax and development issue in Woodland Park aimed at building a YMCA.

In La Junta, the Tribune-Democrat reports that the Utility Board is set to begin an educational process. The Fowler Tribune reports officials in that town are looking at green technology for their sewer lagoons.

The Wet Mountain Tribune reports Custer County Commissioner Custer won’t seek reelection. The Chaffee County Times reports on a new commission looking at the Central Colorado Regional Airport.

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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Growing waistlines, a savvy clothing industry and good old-fashioned stubbornness have kept many men in pants that don’t fit. It doesn’t have to be this way.
 

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July 25, 2014 | NPR · It’s become an article of faith among supporters of capital punishment that abolitionists are doing everything they can to undermine executions, putting up hurdles and then complaining about delays.
 

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July 25, 2014 | NPR · The Arizona senator said he believes in the death penalty, but that was not “an acceptable way of carrying it out.”
 

Arts & Life

July 25, 2014 | NPR · The late actor hit his peak in the adaptation of John le Carre’s 2008 novel. The movie isn’t a clean piece of storytelling, but Hoffman connects with viewers on a level most actors never approach.
 

Universal Pictures
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Luc Besson’s Lucy isn’t a smart movie, but you have to respect — sort of — the high energy and commitment it puts into being ridiculous.
 

July 25, 2014 | NPR · Also: Brian McGreevy on horror writer Angela Carter; why poetry and computer engineering go together.
 

Music

July 25, 2014 | NPR · Try your hand at our puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring fills and intros hand-picked by Interpol drummer Sam Fogarino. Hear the fill or intro and match it to the song.
 

Courtesy of the artist
July 25, 2014 | NPR · The doom metal band sure has been busy since 2011. Hear the leadoff track from its third LP, Mobile of Angels. It’s indebted to heavy blues and — surprisingly — Fairport Convention.
 

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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Thirty years ago this week, Prince’s mythmaking movie showed the world a new philosophy of what it meant to be a pop artist. NPR’s Michele Norris and Eric Deggans remember the moment vividly.
 

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