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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January 29, 2015 | NPR · The third-grader allegedly refused to observe a minute of silence in school following the attack on Charlie Hebdo. Police say he also expressed solidarity with the gunmen. He has not been charged.
 

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January 29, 2015 | NPR · The country’s new government says it is thinking of a new investigation into reports of extrajudicial killings in the closing chapter of the island nation’s 26-year civil war.
 

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January 29, 2015 | NPR · The country wants to know if the Jordanian pilot being held by the Sunni militants is still alive. The Islamic State said it would kill the pilot if a convicted terrorist was not released by sunset.
 

Arts & Life

January 29, 2015 | NPR · Rep. John Lewis continues his graphic memoir series about the civil rights movement in March: Book Two. He isn’t afraid to humble the famous and focus on those whom history often overlooks.
 

January 29, 2015 | NPR · Samantha Shannon’s richly detailed follow-up to The Bone Season picks up with clairvoyant heroine Paige on the run after leading a revolt against the alien oppressors of her far-future England.
 

South Dakota State Historical Society
January 28, 2015 | NPR · Wilder’s memoir reveals that she witnessed more violence than you’d ever know from her children’s books. The South Dakota State Historical Society can barely keep up with demand for the autobiography.
 

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January 29, 2015 | NPR · From Sam Smith to Meghan Trainor, to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, many of the biggest hits on today’s charts pilfer from the past, but not all borrowing works the same way.
 

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January 29, 2015 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · The monstrously talented and astoundingly prolific tenor saxophonist returned to New York this winter to present a four-clarinet summit and a new trio with Geri Allen and Terri Lyne Carrington.
 

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January 29, 2015 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · A 76-year-old jazz record label gathers its new crop into a band. Robert Glasper, Ambrose Akinmusire, Marcus Strickland, Lionel Loueke, Derrick Hodge and Kendrick Scott play each others’ tunes.
 

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