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"Every artist wants his work to be permanent. But what is? The Aswan Dam covered some of the greatest art in the world. Venice is sinking. Great books and pictures were lost in the Florence floods. In the meantime we still enjoy butterflies."

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Local News From The Denver Post

Great American Beer Festival 2014 tickets sell out in 32 minutes  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:59:04 MDT
Safety first (Denver Post file)Tickets made available to the general public for the Great American Beer Festival vanished in a flash for the third consecutive year, with most tickets for the 
Parole denied to convict who killed actor Kelsey Grammer's sister  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:46:52 MDT
A Colorado prison inmate serving a life term for multiple murders, including the killing of actor Kelsey Grammer's sister in 1975, has been denied parole. 
Kelsey Grammer forgives sister's killer but doesn't want him released  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:36:11 MDT
Actor Kelsey Grammer on Tuesday offered his forgiveness to the man who raped and killed his sister in 1975, but he said he wants to see him remain behind bars. 
Daily Digest: When the wet weather will taper off in Colorado, plus 9 more stories  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:55:59 MDT
Your daily resource for late-breaking news, upcoming events, the Denver weather forecast, Denver traffic information, and the stories that will be talked about today, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. 
16-year-old Colorado Springs boy faces attempted murder charge  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:18:48 MDT
A Colorado Springs teenager faces an attempted murder charge — among others — after allegedly firing a handgun Tuesday afternoon as staffers at a supermarket asked him and two other 
Local tips lead to arrest of suspect in Erie pharmacy robbery  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:16:28 MDT
Local tips have lead to the arrest of a suspect in a pharmacy robbery in Erie. Preston Blake Powell, 29, was arrested about 6:30 p. 
Suspected DUI driver Ever Olivos-Gutierrez due in court on murder charge  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:07:18 MDT
A man accused of driving drunk and hitting and killing a 17-year-old is expected to appear in Arapahoe District Court on Wednesday. 
Colorado Supreme Court puts halt to Boulder gay marriage licenses  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:18:51 MDT
Boulder's county clerk, who has defiantly issued more than 200 marriage licenses to same-sex couples, reluctantly stopped after the Colorado Supreme Court issued a ruling on Tuesday. 
Colorado weather: More wet weather Wednesday, flash floods possible  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:01 MDT
Rain continues Wednesday morning in northeastern Colorado and the Denver area and flash flooding is possible. 
Another Denver deputy fired — this time for slapping inmate, lying  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:48:49 MDT
A Denver employment board has upheld the firing of a jail deputy who was caught on video pushing and slapping an inmate "for no good reason and out of anger." 
More wet, wild weather causes flooding in Denver and across Colorado  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:47:06 MDT
Thunderstorms poured over the Front Range and onto the Eastern Plains on Tuesday afternoon and evening, prompting flooding that stranded motorists on city streets, overflowed fields and washed over wildfire burn scars. 
Aurora's landmark Red Cross building to be razed; gazebo to be built  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:46:40 MDT
It's one of the oldest buildings on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus: the iconic Red Cross building that first opened on what was then the Fitzsimons Army Base in 1918 as World War I was coming to a close. 
Denver protests over proposed EPA power-plant rules stoked by politics  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:46:04 MDT
Hundreds of people, many of them coal miners and power company employees, rallied near the Colorado Capitol Tuesday against proposed rules to cut power-plant emissions, saying the regulations would kill coal jobs and raise power bills. 
Five men indicted in 2011 Arapahoe County shooting that left Sudanese refugee dead  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:45:36 MDT
An Arapahoe County grand jury last week indicted five men associated with the Crips gang in connection with a 2011 shooting that left a Sudanese war refugee dead, according to the sheriff's office and court papers. 
I-25 in Douglas County to undergo 2 ½-year expansion, makeover project  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:44:54 MDT
It's the road-widening project that T-REX forgot. Nearly a decade after the $1.67 billion Transportation Expansion Project — or T-REX — was completed along 19 miles of Interstate 25, an adjoining segment of the highway in northern Douglas County is finally ready for its makeover.