Colorado sees another invasive water species in the New Zealand mud snail (KOAA). KKTV has this overview of the Republican gubernatorial primary.

In Colorado Springs, city officials consider how to spend $600,000 (Gazette). A group that focuses on preventing road accidents involving teenaged drivers changes its name (KRDO). KXRM profiles one company’s effort to sell commercial real estate. Falcon School District 49 sees a rise in enrollment (KXRM). Republican Senate hopeful Ken Buck stops in Colorado Springs (Gazette).

The Pueblo Chieftain reports on CSU-Pueblo President Joe Garcia’s pick as Lt. Governor on the Democratic ticket, and has reaction from the Pueblo community. Pinon Cayon Maneuver site holds exercises, and an open house (Chieftain). Pueblo County voters show a strong turnout in the primary election thus far (Chieftain). Negotiations in Pueblo West on the proposed SDS Pipeline are set to resume at the end of the month (Chieftain).

The Trinidad Times-Independent reports on a slow economic recovery in southeastern Colorado, planned exit closures on I-25 in Trinidad, and options for medical marijuana in Trinidad.

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Dozens of blue-helmeted Filipino soldiers were extracted after a firefight with militants on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Four miners remain trapped after 22 others were rescued at a gold and silver mine near the south central city of Bonanza.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · The Texas governor is charged with abuse of office and coercing a public official, but he claims he was just doing what governors do: Vetoing a budget item.
 

Arts & Life

August 30, 2014 | NPR · Abercrombie & Fitch is shedding its traditional logo-focused apparel. That logo, and the clothes it was affixed to, made the brand one of the most sought-after among teens in the past two decades.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · In her new collection Worn Stories, Emily Spivack compiles odes to beloved pieces of clothing, written by celebrities and fashionistas.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · The great Argentinian writer Julio Cortázar was born 100 years ago this week; while Cortázar is known for the surreal masterpiece Hopscotch, critic Juan Vidal says it’s his poetry that resonates.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · The tuba was the first bass instrument in jazz, until it was replaced by the string bass. For nearly 50 years, Bob Stewart has been trying to carve out a new niche for his instrument in modern jazz.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · The Kentucky native writes country music about loneliness, failed dreams, drinking and drugs. Here, he performs four of his songs with a thundering voice that makes the NPR offices shudder.
 

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