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7:10am

Mon July 6, 2015

7:00am

Mon July 6, 2015
Water

With Real Costs In Mind, Growing Colorado Cities Are Reevaluating Water Tap Fees

This new development close to the Children's Hospital in Aurora is subject to a new tap fee structure which results in higher water users paying higher tap fees.
Maeve Conran KGNU

As cities in Colorado expand to accommodate a growing population, so are costs of providing services and utilities. Some communities, like Aurora, a city of 350,000 east of Denver, are reevaluating how they charge for services like water and how those costs might encourage smarter growth.

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9:00am

Sat July 4, 2015
marc on the blues

Think Belgrade Isn't A Source Of The Blues? Check Out Ana Popovic

Ana Popovic may not have been raised in a traditional center of the Blues, but having come from Serbia, she has reason to know something about what it means to have the Blues. Whether it is her experience or her father's extensive collection of Blues records, she has figured out how to proficiently and powerfully crank out the Blues… and she certainly has the talent to do it.

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7:08am

Fri July 3, 2015

7:00am

Fri July 3, 2015
Movies

'Manglehorn' Represents The Down Side Of Low-Budget Filmmaking

Pacino as A.J. Manglehorn in David Gordon Green's 'Manglehorn.'
Ryan Green IFC Films

It's an oversimplification, but I get the sense that when British actors begin to age, they turn to American action films to make tons of money. Think Laurence Olivier, Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren or Alec Guinness. American actors – Paul Newman, Robert Duvall -- go for less money playing lonely old men in low-budget pictures.

That's what Al Pacino seems to be doing in Manglehorn, where he plays an aging locksmith, estranged from family, without friends, puttering around his shop and eating supper alone at a grim cafeteria.

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