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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August 28, 2015 | NPR · Bolt was accidentally knocked down by a cameraman on a Segway. Bolt took the accident in stride, saying he suffered a few cuts but nothing serious.
 

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August 28, 2015 | NPR · From grassrootsy Bernie Sanders to millionaire-fueled Jeb Bush, FEC data can tell you a lot about how a campaign is running.
 

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August 28, 2015 | NPR · Some candidates are more dependent on their superPACs and millionaires, while others are turning most to small donors. See where the candidates line up based on their donations.
 

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August 28, 2015 | NPR · Sour beers are made by deliberately adding microbes to create complex brews with a crisp, acidic taste. But that process takes lots of time and money, resulting in a pricey final product. Until now.
 

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August 28, 2015 | NPR · Mary Savig, curator at the Archives of American Art in Washington, D.C., says the contact lists reveal a lot about the artists’ personal and professional networks.
 

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August 28, 2015 | NPR · A new Netflix series offers a fictionalized account of how smuggler Pablo Escobar built his cocaine empire. The show is compelling and complex — especially for fans of classic crime stories.
 

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August 28, 2015 | NPR · In the video for this grungy pop song, Alex Luciano absolutely crushes every dude at arm wrestling.
 

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August 28, 2015 | NPR · There’s lighthearted, almost childlike beauty in the way Gabrielle Smith puts words to song. Here, she performs a few of Bob Boilen’s favorite songs of 2015.
 

August 28, 2015 | NPR · On two consecutive nights in September, we’re bringing Beirut and The Arcs to stages in New York City to play songs from their new albums, and you can win tickets.
 

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