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Here are The Gazette's top photos from the week from May 18-25.

Andy Clifton, left, and Kenny Johnston of Andy Clifton & Co. open the MeadowGrass Festival Friday, May 23, 2014,  at La Foret in Black Forest.  The music festival runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Andy Clifton, left, and Kenny Johnston of Andy Clifton & Co. open the MeadowGrass Festival Friday, May 23, 2014, at La Foret in Black Forest. The music festival runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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JULIA MOSS

A tow truck operator puts debris into a vehicle that rolled and tied up northbound traffic at Uintah Street at rush hour Monday, May 19, 2014. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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UCCS GRADUATION

Alyssa Grisham, center, and other graduates from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs take a selfie during their graduation ceremony at the Broadmoor World Arena Friday, May 23, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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OTC KIDS TOUR

Students from West Elementary School clamor to touch the Bronze Medal around the neck of Paralympic athlete Keith Gabel during a visit to the Olympic Training Center Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The students visited the OTC as part of the Classroom Champions program that pairs lass rooms with Olympic and Paralympic athletes to build interest in the Olympic and Paralympic movement. Gabel won his Bronze Medal in para snowboard cross at the Sochi Games.The kids also toured the OTC and watched a short videotape greeting made for them by Olympic Gold Medal ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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Midland International Elementary School Principal Jeremy Cramer made good on his promise that if they were to win a national online math award, he would dye his hair into a pink Mohawk. He had already made good on dying his goatee pink after they won state. During an assembly, the principal enters the gym and surprises the school with the news of their national award on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Midland International Elementary School Principal Jeremy Cramer made good on his promise that if they were to win a national online math award, he would dye his hair into a pink Mohawk. He had already made good on dying his goatee pink after they won state. During an assembly, the principal enters the gym and surprises the school with the news of their national award on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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MAKETA

El Paso County Commissioners Amy Lathen, left, and Darrel Glenn respond to allegations that Sheriff Terry Maketa engaged in inappropriate relationships with subordinates and dismantled oversight of the department's budget at a press conference in Colorado Springs, Colo. Friday, May 23, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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CAPTAIN ZIPLINE

Tourists travese the obstacles at the largest aerial adventure park west of the Mississippi at Captain Zipline's Canyon Aerial Course Thursday, May 22, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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HAIL

Water floods North Hancock Avenue and East San Miguel Street after a storm dropped heavy rain and large hail across the region Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A hail storm hits downtown Colorado Springs Wednesday, May 21, 2014.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A hail storm hits downtown Colorado Springs Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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The Summerland Garden garden center had just gotten all their plants for their biggest sales weekend of the Summer, Memorial Day Weekend. The hail storm on Wednesday destroyed most of their plants that were going to be for sale. They're hoping to be open tomorrow to sell what they can. Since yesterday, owners and employees of the store have been working to repair the damage. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

The Summerland Garden garden center had just gotten all their plants for their biggest sales weekend of the Summer, Memorial Day Weekend. The hail storm on Wednesday destroyed most of their plants that were going to be for sale. They're hoping to be open tomorrow to sell what they can. Since yesterday, owners and employees of the store have been working to repair the damage. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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COLORADO COLLEGE GRADUATION

Perk Han Eugene Tan, who majored in Environmental Science with a concentration in Chemistry, hugs his father Adrian Tan immediately after receiving his diploma during the Colorado College Graduation Monday, May 19, 2014. Approximately 500 students left the halls of academia to begin the next phase of their lives. Photo by Julia Moss, The Gazette

JULIA MOSS, THE GAZETTE

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A pedestrian runs for safety as a hail storm with golf-ball size stones hits downtown Colorado Springs Wednesday, May 21, 2014.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A pedestrian runs for safety as a hail storm with golf-ball size stones hits downtown Colorado Springs Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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GOLD MEDAL VOLLEYBALL

Kristen Hahn, Kat Luft, Hayley Hodson, and Molly Kreklow, hold their hands over their hearts during the national anthem before the Gold Medal volleyball match against Panama Sunday, May 18, 2014. United States won 25 - 18, 25 - 5, 25 - 5. Photo by Julia Moss, The Gazette

JULIA MOSS, THE GAZETTE

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Andy Clifton, left, and Kenny Johnston of Andy Clifton & Co. open the MeadowGrass Festival Friday, May 23, 2014,  at La Foret in Black Forest.  The music festival runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Andy Clifton, left, and Kenny Johnston of Andy Clifton & Co. open the MeadowGrass Festival Friday, May 23, 2014, at La Foret in Black Forest. The music festival runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

JULIA MOSS

A tow truck operator puts debris into a vehicle that rolled and tied up northbound traffic at Uintah Street at rush hour Monday, May 19, 2014. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

UCCS GRADUATION

Alyssa Grisham, center, and other graduates from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs take a selfie during their graduation ceremony at the Broadmoor World Arena Friday, May 23, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

OTC KIDS TOUR

Students from West Elementary School clamor to touch the Bronze Medal around the neck of Paralympic athlete Keith Gabel during a visit to the Olympic Training Center Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The students visited the OTC as part of the Classroom Champions program that pairs lass rooms with Olympic and Paralympic athletes to build interest in the Olympic and Paralympic movement. Gabel won his Bronze Medal in para snowboard cross at the Sochi Games.The kids also toured the OTC and watched a short videotape greeting made for them by Olympic Gold Medal ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

Midland International Elementary School Principal Jeremy Cramer made good on his promise that if they were to win a national online math award, he would dye his hair into a pink Mohawk. He had already made good on dying his goatee pink after they won state. During an assembly, the principal enters the gym and surprises the school with the news of their national award on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Midland International Elementary School Principal Jeremy Cramer made good on his promise that if they were to win a national online math award, he would dye his hair into a pink Mohawk. He had already made good on dying his goatee pink after they won state. During an assembly, the principal enters the gym and surprises the school with the news of their national award on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

MAKETA

El Paso County Commissioners Amy Lathen, left, and Darrel Glenn respond to allegations that Sheriff Terry Maketa engaged in inappropriate relationships with subordinates and dismantled oversight of the department's budget at a press conference in Colorado Springs, Colo. Friday, May 23, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

CAPTAIN ZIPLINE

Tourists travese the obstacles at the largest aerial adventure park west of the Mississippi at Captain Zipline's Canyon Aerial Course Thursday, May 22, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

HAIL

Water floods North Hancock Avenue and East San Miguel Street after a storm dropped heavy rain and large hail across the region Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

A hail storm hits downtown Colorado Springs Wednesday, May 21, 2014.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A hail storm hits downtown Colorado Springs Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

The Summerland Garden garden center had just gotten all their plants for their biggest sales weekend of the Summer, Memorial Day Weekend. The hail storm on Wednesday destroyed most of their plants that were going to be for sale. They're hoping to be open tomorrow to sell what they can. Since yesterday, owners and employees of the store have been working to repair the damage. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

The Summerland Garden garden center had just gotten all their plants for their biggest sales weekend of the Summer, Memorial Day Weekend. The hail storm on Wednesday destroyed most of their plants that were going to be for sale. They're hoping to be open tomorrow to sell what they can. Since yesterday, owners and employees of the store have been working to repair the damage. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

COLORADO COLLEGE GRADUATION

Perk Han Eugene Tan, who majored in Environmental Science with a concentration in Chemistry, hugs his father Adrian Tan immediately after receiving his diploma during the Colorado College Graduation Monday, May 19, 2014. Approximately 500 students left the halls of academia to begin the next phase of their lives. Photo by Julia Moss, The Gazette

A pedestrian runs for safety as a hail storm with golf-ball size stones hits downtown Colorado Springs Wednesday, May 21, 2014.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A pedestrian runs for safety as a hail storm with golf-ball size stones hits downtown Colorado Springs Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

GOLD MEDAL VOLLEYBALL

Kristen Hahn, Kat Luft, Hayley Hodson, and Molly Kreklow, hold their hands over their hearts during the national anthem before the Gold Medal volleyball match against Panama Sunday, May 18, 2014. United States won 25 - 18, 25 - 5, 25 - 5. Photo by Julia Moss, The Gazette

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