El Paso County looks to adopt permanent regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries (Gazette). In Colorado Springs, strong mayor proponent offers up an implementation plan (Gazette). The Colorado Springs Independent takes a look at and depreciation in the area.

In Pueblo, the West Fourth Street Bridge nears completion (Chieftain). The Colorado State University System appoints a board for finding a new CSU-Pueblo president (Chieftain).

The Gazette profiles Canon City and its opportunities for trails. Canon City also adopts its 2011 budget (Chieftain).

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July 7, 2015 | NPR · They like to cast themselves as Boy Scouts, but dress as police and often resort to violence to quell dissent in the run-up to a controversial election. A rare interview with one militia member.
 

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July 7, 2015 | NPR · Fast-food restaurants are often demonized as the epitome of unhealthiness. But a study suggests sit-down joints may be no better when it comes to sodium, saturated fat and the risk of overeating.
 

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July 7, 2015 | NPR · A high school perched on a steep mountain in Israel has made a remarkable turnaround.
 

Arts & Life

July 7, 2015 | NPR · Veteran sci-fi writer Kim Stanley Robinson returns with a tale of that classic genre trope, the generation ship. Critic Alan Cheuse says this story of spacefaring colonists goes to unexpected places.
 

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July 7, 2015 | NPR · Robert Brockway’s day job is helping to run Cracked.com, and he brings that site’s irreverent wit to this lightweight but satisfying tale of a waitress and a punk rocker battling eldritch horrors.
 

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July 7, 2015 | NPR · Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
 

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July 7, 2015 | WXPN · The U.K. rock band performs three of its sweetly ferocious songs live in the studio.
 

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July 7, 2015 | WXPN · At Philadelphia’s NON-COMMvention, Saundra Williams and Starr Duncan Lowe take backup singers’ moves and dance them to center stage.
 

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July 7, 2015 | NPR · New music from the Swiss-German duo makes good on the promise of a charming — though near-disastrous — SXSW debut.
 

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