In Colorado Springs, Utilities seeks a rate hike for electric and gas (Gazette). Ft. Carson remembers nine fallen soldiers (Gazette). The Cottonwood Creek Recreation Center will stay open through December (Gazette). Red light cameras take effect this weekend (KRDO, KXRM).

Pueblo City Manager delivers a draft 2011 budget to council (Chieftain). Pueblo West names a new district manager (Chieftain, KOAA). Pueblo City Council votes to approve stricter penalties for prostitution (KRDO). Vestas opens a wind tower plant in Pueblo (KXRM). Gubernatorial candidates debated in Pueblo last night (Chieftain).

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January 29, 2015 | NPR · Guantanamo Bay is home to the United States’ oldest overseas base. Melissa Block talks to Vanderbilt History Professor Paul Kramer.
 

AP
January 29, 2015 | NPR · A new report from two environmental groups reviewed the recyclability and compostability of packaging from 47 food companies. It found few examples of companies that have prioritized waste reduction.
 

AP
January 29, 2015 | NPR · Companies like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube could choose to ban ISIS propaganda. But analysts say law enforcement agencies ask the firms to leave messages alone to help them track terrorist activity.
 

Arts & Life

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January 29, 2015 | NPR · The Icehotel in Sweden, built in winter and vanishing in spring, is the original hotel carved from snow and ice bricks. It’s also an art project; sculptors compete for the chance to carve out rooms.
 

January 29, 2015 | NPR · Rachel Cusk’s novel centers on a writer and mother recovering from divorce who teaches a summer course in Athens, Greece. The narrator has 10 conversations filled with holes, lies and self-deceptions.
 

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.
 

Music

Mountain Stage
January 29, 2015 | NPR · The band draws on the rich traditions of American folk music while still sounding modern.
 

Courtesy of the artist
January 29, 2015 | NPR · January’s roundup features music from Panda Bear, Father John Misty, Waxahatchee and more.
 

Denny Renshaw
January 29, 2015 | NPR · This week in our Throwback Thursday we share a favorite memory: the day we first heard Sufjan Stevens.
 

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