In Colorado Springs, Utilities seeks to raise water rates in order to help fund construction of the SDS Pipeline (Gazette). City Attorney Patricia Kelly has recommended council to “drop” the matter of former City Manager Penelope Culbreth-Graft’s request for severance (Gazette). Two D-49 principals retire (Gazette).

In Pueblo, officials held a public meeting last night to talk about the destruction of chemical weapons (KRDO). The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Manager is resigning (Chieftain).

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July 28, 2015 | NPR · Artists are reinventing the humble tea bag, letting its contents and simple shape and color shine in beautiful, fragile art. Some are even farming out the tea drinking to get to the used bags.
 

July 28, 2015 | NPR · Until June, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not acknowledge to investigators that he had destroyed his cellphone, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says.
 

AP
July 28, 2015 | NPR · The State Department’s annual human trafficking report this year gives special attention to slavery in agriculture and fishing. Human rights advocates say there’s much work to be done to fight it.
 

Arts & Life

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July 28, 2015 | NPR · Artists are reinventing the humble tea bag, letting its contents and simple shape and color shine in beautiful, fragile art. Some are even farming out the tea drinking to get to the used bags.
 

July 28, 2015 | NPR · In his new book, The Man Who Wasn’t There, Anil Ananthaswamy examines the ways people think of themselves — and how those perceptions can be distorted by certain brain conditions.
 

ASSOCIATED PRESS
July 28, 2015 | NPR · The author of The Paris Wife is back with another novelized memoir, this time of pioneering aviator (and all-around adventurer) Beryl Markham, the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean east to west.
 

Music

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July 28, 2015 | NPR · He was with the Boston Symphony for 50 years, and his name was also stamped on the sticks of drummers from Buddy Rich to Charlie Watts to Questlove. Firth died Sunday at age 85.
 

Anost Nosek
July 28, 2015 | NPR · Eschewing a glitzy career, the pianist, who was heard in the movie Amadeus, earned a reputation as one of the greats of his generation, especially praised for his Chopin performances.
 

NPR
July 28, 2015 | NPR · The beloved Britpop veteran stops by the Tiny Desk with songs from his new album, Saturns Pattern — and one from his best-known record, Stanley Road.
 

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