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Phoenix Council Passes Budget Despite Protests of Police's Stop of Family

Phoenix New Times

Four hours of public comment.

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Woman Dies After APS Cuts Her Power, and CEO Don Brandt Gets an Award

Phoenix New Times

A week after news broke that an APS customer died after her power was cut, CEO Don Brandt will get an award for "accomplishments and commitment to Arizona."

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Miami Beach Residents Demand Solution for Stinky, Bacteria-Filled Seaweed

Miami New Times

As the planet heats up, the water surrounding Miami Beach is becoming warmer. And as temperatures rise, the Atlantic Ocean has turned into the perfect breeding ground for sargassum seaweed, a type of floating algae that's now invaded coastlines in South Florida and the Caribbean.

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Teen Charged With Terrorism Shared Videos From Al-Qaeda and Alt-Right

Phoenix New Times

"Islam is the red pilled faith."

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CorpComm Weighs New Shutoff Protections, Warns Changes Will Raise Customer Rates

Phoenix New Times

The proposed changes, aimed at protecting public health, will likely increase utility rates, hurting those who struggle to pay their electric bills.

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A Do-Over Ahead for HISD and its Proposed Budget For Next School Year

Houston Press

In a 6-3 vote Tuesday night, the Houston ISD board rejected a proposal recommended by Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan's administration to approve a basic budget now for the 2019-20 school year and then return next week to amend it to include employee compensation. Working against a state-mandated deadline of June 30...

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Oil and Gas, Environmental Groups Clash in First Round of SB 181 Rulemaking

Westword Denver

The first round of rulemaking was scheduled to last just a month. A final vote now been postponed until August.

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Mount Evans Commemorates More Than One Colorado Tragedy

Westword Denver

The feds have received two requests to change the name, but are waiting to hear from Governor Polis.

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Inside the Sh*t Show at the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center

Westword Denver

Stories abound about sex, drugs and violence at Lookout Mountain YSC.

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New Senate Bill Could Eliminate Tax Breaks for Private-Prison Giant GEO Group

Miami New Times

The Trump era has been a gold rush for those in the business of locking up immigrants, none more so than the Boca Raton-based GEO Group. Boasting almost $500 million in contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the private-prison firm has made a pretty penny from the new war on immigrants...

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Meet The Trujillo Company, Brothers From Different Mothers

Westword Denver

It's safe to call The Trujillo Company a power duo.

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Wild Lives' New EP's Punk, Politics and Partying

Westword Denver

The Denver political punk band Wild Lives talks about their new album, Return of the Kid.

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Westword Music Showcase Headliners SHAED Whistle While They Work

Westword Denver

Was it the whistling that made SHAED’s “Trampoline” go viral? It must have been the whistling.

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Local Natives Put at Least One Fan Into a Fevered Frenzy

Westword Denver

When Local Natives played the Ogden Theatre, at least one fan was in a frenzy.

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How Reno Divorce Found Itself Lost in the Alps

Westword Denver

A snowstorm nearly forced the Denver band to miss a European gig.

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Let Them Roar Is Raising Funds to Support Immigrants

Westword Denver

The folk band Let Them Roar will tour and release a new song to raise $40,000 to support immigrants.

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Natalia LaFourcade Headlines Crush Walls Concert

Westword Denver

Crush Walls will take over ten blocks of the RiNo Art District from September 2 through September 8.

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Megadeth Cancels Concerts After Dave Mustaine's Cancer Diagnosis

Westword Denver

Megadeth singer Dave Mustaine has been diagnosed with throat cancer.

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Sly Guevara Throws Denver's First Hip-Hop Industry Night

Westword Denver

Sly Guevara's Crazy Town Entertainment launched Hip-Hop Industry Night to promote Denver's music industry.

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Penn & Teller Music Director Mike Jones Goes Solo at Dazzle

Westword Denver

As musical director, composer and pianist for Penn & Teller’s magic shows in Las Vegas for nearly two decades, Mike Jones knows a few things about warming up a crowd.

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Beer Calendar: Great Divide Brewing, WeldWerks Pull Out All the Stops

Westword Denver

Don't miss these great craft beer happenings in Denver and beyond.

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Rita's Law Opens Today in Five Points

Westword Denver

A new bar from owner Rita Price opens June 19 on Welton Street.

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An International Night Market Is Coming to Federal Boulevard on June 21

Westword Denver

Food, culture and community will be the focus of the Little Saigon Night Market on Friday, June 21.

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Sexy Pizza Plans Expansion Into Park Hill Neighborhood

Westword Denver

The trio of Denver pizzerias founded by Kayvan Khalatbari will soon add a fourth.

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Bumble Tea Moves Into Former Abend Gallery Building on East Colfax

Westword Denver

A new tea shop serving breakfast and lunch — with a couple of Hawaiian surprises — is now open at Colfax and York.

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Breckenridge Brewery Founder Wants to Return Original Pub "to the People"

Westword Denver

Richard Squire is still the landlord of the spot in Breckenridge, and thinks it needs to go to locals.

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Tymkovich Meats, Founded in 1952, Will Close in July

Westword Denver

Tymkovich Meats has been serving northeast Denver since 1952 but will soon close.

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Smoked Out: Brookstreet Bar-B-Que

Houston Press

Sugar Land is spoiled for choice when it comes to dining. The massive and affluent suburb turned micro-metropolis has more respectable culinary diversity than most areas outside the loop — thanks in large part to its sizable Indian, East Asian and Latino populations. And yet, good barbecue in Sugar Land...

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The Palm's New Chef Describes Eating a Four-Pound Lobster

Westword Denver

The swank downtown steakhouse serves up a lobster as big as a baby.

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Twenty New Canned Colorado Craft Beers for Summer 2019

Westword Denver

These are the glory days for craft brewing. Never before have there been this many beers from this many breweries. But the plethora of good beer also means that a trip to the liquor store can sometimes be daunting, especially when brewers are releasing new styles and new designs all...

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Art Attack: Twelve of the Best Things for Gallery Lovers to Do This Weekend

Westword Denver

It’s clearly summer in Denver’s art world, with parties, open houses, celebrations, art trucks, and limited-edition releases.

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Teach In: Center for Visual Art's Biennial MSU Art Department Show

Westword Denver

Metro's art department is a regional powerhouse, and it shows here.

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The Best Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Week

Phoenix New Times

Ready for a good time?

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Author Denise Miqueli Collects Popular Cubanisms in the Illustrated Book Pin Pan Pun

Miami New Times

Bistro lights hang low within the dining hall of the Citadel in Little Haiti. At the center of the dimly lit space sits a woman crouched over her iPad doodling some phrases and graphic images to explain them. Amidst the cacophony of voices and dinnerware, Denise Miqueli is in her...

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Colorado's Comedy Community Unites in Mourning Ailis Kennedy

Westword Denver

"Learn to love yourselves, it's a hard thing to do."

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Denver's Ebony Flowers Debuts Graphic Novel Hot Comb

Westword Denver

Denver's award-winning author, cartoonist, and ethnographer Ebony Flowers talks about her new graphic novel, Hot Comb.

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SeriesFest Brings Stevie Wonder, Shondaland and TV Pilots to Denver

Westword Denver

SeriesFest, an annual international television festival, will celebrate the best of the genre.

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Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week

Westword Denver

Five amazing events with eight fabulous female writers equals one luminous literary week.

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The 21 Best Events in Denver, June 17-23, 2019

Westword Denver

Fun isn't waiting for the official start of summer.

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Colorado Creatives: Jamie Hollier

Westword Denver

Jamie Hollier is a metalsmith and jewelry-maker, the owner of Balefire Goods in Olde Town Arvada and much more.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Pick: Two Hip Indie Classics Showcased in Jarmusch Festival

Westword Denver

As L.A. gears up for Jim Jarmusch’s zom-com this June, the American Cinematheque has prepared a double feature consisting of two of the director’s earliest films, co-presented by Beyond Fest.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: El Chicano's Latino Superhero Saga

Westword Denver

El Chicano is being billed as the first Latino superhero film. Co-written by Joe Carnahan (Narc) and co-written and directed by Ben Hernandez Bray (a veteran stuntman who plays one of the guys who gets eaten by wolves in Carnahan's The Grey), the film boasts an all-Hispanic cast and a low-fi look right out of the 1990s.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: Heathers Is 30 Years Old?!

Westword Denver

Heathers, the wickedly funny 1989 cult classic about a teenager (Winona Ryder) who gets involved with a popular girl clique and starts dating a cool nihilist (Christian Slater), gets a special 30th-anniversary screening.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: A Tribute to Claire Denis

Westword Denver

Claire Denis, vanguard of the contemporary French cinema, will be in town this weekend for a retrospective organized by the American Cinematheque. The series begins on the day her newest film, High Life, opens on U.S. screens.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: Dogman, Mary Magdalene and Emily Dickinson Unbound

Westword Denver

Matteo Garrone, the Italian filmmaker who helmed the internationally acclaimed Gomorrah and Reality (as well as the less acclaimed but equally interesting Tale of Tales), returns with Dogman.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: Breakthrough Targets Faith-Based Demographic

Westword Denver

The story of a teen who falls through the ice and lands in a coma while his parents find hope in the power of prayer is based on The Impossible, a lightly fictionalized account of an incident.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: A Fresh Take on Hellboy

Westword Denver

A solid decade has passed since we last saw the hulking red hero in a movie — long enough for the franchise to have faded, if not quite vanished, from cultural memory.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: After Takes a Cue From Harry Styles

Westword Denver

After is the latest film based on a "best-selling worldwide phenomenon," in this case a new-adult genre novel by Anna Todd about a good girl who goes to college and falls head over heels for the class rebel

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: Father-Daughter Drama Humanizes High Life

Westword Denver

High Life is a science fiction film with a strange pedigree. Claire Denis, a key architect of modern French cinema, had been kicking around the idea for more than a decade.

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Danish Thriller The Guilty Dazzles Without Ever Leaving a Call Center

Miami New Times

Pretty much the whole film consists of phone exchanges between Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren), a police officer who has been temporarily demoted to working the phones, and others out in the field as he struggles to save a woman who is being abducted by her ex-husband

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