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PERRY: Bully for you, even if legislators try and outlaw them this year Columnists

PERRY: Bully for you, even if legislators try and outlaw them this year

Of course you can’t outlaw meanness any more than you can outlaw stupidity

Courtney Oakes

OAKES: Former Regis Jesuit star Josh Perkins to play for national title in NYC

While the Regis Jesuit girls basketball team got denied the chance to play in the prestigious DICK’S Sporting Goods High School National Tournament by a Colorado High School Activities Association bylaw, Josh Perkins did not. The former Regis Jesuit boys …

DCTC 2014/15 season to mix classics, world premieres and a holiday staple Adam Goldstein

DCTC 2014/15 season to mix classics, world premieres and a holiday staple

"Unsinkable Molly Brown" an anchor in coming season that includes "Lord of the Flies," "A Christmas Carol" and two world premieres.

PERRY: Aurora Police botched sex-case allegation is an unparalleled failure, and the media played our part Columnists

PERRY: Aurora Police botched sex-case allegation is an unparalleled failure, and the media played our part

I wouldn’t pretend to be in a position to know if Stahl did or did not do what police originally accused him of. I only know that cops have so appallingly botched this case, and possibly Stahl’s life, that police must now seek outside help from another police department to make at least some effort to clean up this despicable mess

PERRY: The end of diplomacy — Close Colorado roads to out-of-staters, we’re full Blogs

PERRY: The end of diplomacy — Close Colorado roads to out-of-staters, we’re full

We have no choice but to close the state borders. Until we close public schools so we can spend all the money on asphalt and ski trains, or raise gasoline taxes or tolls, we’re going to have to start turning people away. Sorry.

Boys Basketball

OAKES: Keenon Clement gets one for family against Ken Shaw

Smoky Hill boys basketball coach Keenon Clement loves to call his father, Royce, on his way home from a game to talk about how his team did that night. Clement knew his dad would be particularly glad to hear about …

PERRY: If you could read, Aurora, these folks think you might weep about how sad your lives are Blogs

PERRY: If you could read, Aurora, these folks think you might weep about how sad your lives are

So it was Aurora’s turn to make the list, being grouped in with other sullied, vapid communities like Anaheim, Calif.; San Antonio, Texas and Mesa, Ariz., clearly iconic bastions of stupidity you never knew about because you can’t read

PERRY: Spanking is just another wrong instance of adult hands on kids’ butts Columnists

PERRY: Spanking is just another wrong instance of adult hands on kids’ butts

My parents pretty much abandoned spankings as I grew older and chose, instead, to hang out in recliners in a coma of disbelief that one child could get into so much trouble, every day

Adam Goldstein

New adaptation of “Unsinkable Molly Brown” to kick off DCTC’s 2014-15 season

The Denver Center Theater Company’s 2014/15 season will kick off in September with The Unsinkable Molly Brown,  a new adaptation of Meredith Willson’s musical that premiered during the 2009 Colorado New Play Summit. The show details the life of Titanic …

OAKES: Grandview volleyball team gets state championship rings Courtney Oakes

OAKES: Grandview volleyball team gets state championship rings

The shiny cherry on top of the Grandview volleyball team’s state championship-winning season came Thursday. The Wolves — who won the Class 5A state championship with a 25-22, 25-12, 25-17 sweep of Arapahoe on Nov. 9, 2013, at the Denver …