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Photo illustration by Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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HUMMINGBIRDS
Roxana Ghorashi, 6, left, and her sister, Serena, 3 watch as Brenda Holmes-Stanciu uses a puppet to teach them about hummingbirds Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Starsmore Discovery Center. Every Tuesday through July 29, the center hosts the class "All About Hummingbirds" 11:30am-12:15pm. The price is $3 per person and reservations are required. Call 385-6086 for reservations. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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HUMMINGBIRDS
A male Broad-tailed Hummingbird feeds on sugar water Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Starsmore Discovery Center. Every Tuesday through July 29, the center hosts the class "All About Hummingbirds" 11:30am-12:15pm. The price is $3 per person and reservations are required. Call 385-6086 for reservations. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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Tate Diekelman, 2, fills his hat with water at the spash pad in Aga Park in Fountain, while his twin sister, Elliott, watches in Monday, June 30, 2014. The twins were cooling off with their mother, Becky and brother, Luke as the high temperatures hovered around ninety degrees in the area. The water park is open daily from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. There will be cooler temperatures in the region for the next two days with highs only in the mid-seventies.
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette
Tate Diekelman, 2, fills his hat with water at the spash pad in Aga Park in Fountain, while his twin sister, Elliott, watches in Monday, June 30, 2014. The twins were cooling off with their mother, Becky and brother, Luke as the high temperatures hovered around ninety degrees in the area. The water park is open daily from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. There will be cooler temperatures in the region for the next two days with highs only in the mid-seventies. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette

CAROL LAWRENCE

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GOP RALLY

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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GOP RALLY
Governor candidate Bob Beauprez speaks to supporters at a rally at the El Paso County Republican Headquarters Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Other Colorado republican leaders and candidates joined Beauprez at the rally to show their support for him. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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HALF ON THE FOURTH
Trevor Bobb sports a now dripping american flag during the Half on the Fourth half marathon at Monument Valley Park Friday, July 4, 2014. He finished 15th out of the 469 people who participated in the run. Photo by Julia Moss, The Gazette

JULIA MOSS, THE GAZETTE

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CLEANUP
Volunteer Lori Ervin picks up small pieces of confetti at Memorial Park that Keep Colorado Springs Beautiful missed after the previous night's fireworks show Saturday, July 5, 2014. Photo by Julia Moss, The Gazette

JULIA MOSS, THE GAZETTE

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Concrete Couch intern Veronica Maisch helps paint a mural under the Dale Street pedestrian bridge in Middle Shooks Run Park Wednesday, July 2, 2014 as part of the nonprofit's Art in the Parks: Murals and Maintenance, one of the week-long project as part of the Summer Community Art and Mural Program. The next SCAMP project will be creating mosaic lamp posts in Bancroft Park July 14-18.     (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Concrete Couch intern Veronica Maisch helps paint a mural under the Dale Street pedestrian bridge in Middle Shooks Run Park Wednesday, July 2, 2014 as part of the nonprofit's Art in the Parks: Murals and Maintenance, one of the week-long project as part of the Summer Community Art and Mural Program. The next SCAMP project will be creating mosaic lamp posts in Bancroft Park July 14-18. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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Amira Elboualaye, 3, stands on her father Mohamad's chest while playing in the Julie Penrose Fountain in America the Beautiful Park Monday, June 30, 2014. They were cooling off as the high temperatures hovered around ninety degrees in the area. The fountain is free and open to the public Daily, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. There will be cooler temperatures in the region for the next two days with highs only in the mid-seventies.
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette
Amira Elboualaye, 3, stands on her father Mohamad's chest while playing in the Julie Penrose Fountain in America the Beautiful Park Monday, June 30, 2014. They were cooling off as the high temperatures hovered around ninety degrees in the area. The fountain is free and open to the public Daily, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. There will be cooler temperatures in the region for the next two days with highs only in the mid-seventies. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette

CAROL LAWRENCE

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CLEANUP
Volunteers Joy Ajamian, foreground, Lori Ervin, and Kristi Abbott gather small pieces of trash at Memorial Park that Keep Colorado Springs Beautiful missed after the previous night's fireworks show Saturday, July 5, 2014. Photo by Julia Moss, The Gazette

JULIA MOSS, THE GAZETTE

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ROCK LEDGE RANCH INDEPENDENCE DAY
Reenactors line up in front of a crowd on the Orchard House Lawn during Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site's Independence Day celebration Friday, July 4, 2014. The celebration, featuring activities such as speeches by Abraham Lincoln and George Washington as well as period games children played, sought to teach participants of what it was like to live in early America. Photo by Julia Moss, The Gazette

JULIA MOSS, THE GAZETTE

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