The Colorado Springs Business Journal reports on an uptick in apartment occupancy rates in the city, an emergence of other kinds of retailers in store fronts, infighting at in the commission taking a look at the Memorial Health System, and air traffic at the Colorado Springs airport. The new USOC building is set to open in downtown Colorado Springs (KKTV).

In Pueblo, methamphetamine arrests are up (Chieftain).

The Colorado Springs Gazette takes a look at how the economy is affecting Woodland Park.

The Penrose Water District has an election Tuesday (Canon City Daily Record).

In Raton, city officials are concerned about a budget shortfall for this fiscal year (Raton Range). The Range also updates issues with the planned racino.

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · Pope Francis spent his time at the former Nazi concentration camp in near-total silence to honor the more than 1 million people who were systematically killed there.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · Officials say they’ve found the first indication that mosquitoes are transmitting Zika virus in the U.S. Four people in South Florida are infected; travel or sexual transmission has been ruled out.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · While consumers continue to spend, business investment was down, suggesting that companies are growing nervous about the future.
 

Arts & Life

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · Writer Lidia Yuknavitch’s early failures made her feel unworthy of success. Now, she says, those moments push her to find worth in herself as a writer.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · Over the course of his life, many of Casey Gerald’s core beliefs have failed him. He says he’s learned that clear-eyed doubt can sometimes be better than belief.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · Economist Tim Harford identifies similar characteristics in successful industrial and economic systems. They work much better, he says, when they’re constantly evolving through trial and error.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · DJ Koze knows that turning a great pop song into a timeless club bomb involves simple tweaking, not full-scale reinvention.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · The Virginia musician writes songs that can be thoughtful, playful and powerful, with tremendous arrangements from guitarist Jacob Blizard. Watch Dacus and her band perform three songs from No Burden.
 

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July 29, 2016 | NPR · It’s Friday: Ring in the weekend with the six best electronic dance jams we heard this month.
 

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