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PERRY: Sniff here, NSA creeps Columnists

PERRY: Sniff here, NSA creeps

It’s sort of like waking up from your colonoscopy, expecting to see Dr. Welby there, patting your hand, but instead you wake to find Pee Wee Herman in scrubs with your underwear over his head.

Aaron Cole

COLE: Background check bill underscores failing of legislative process

How does a bill that the president would sign, 80 percent of Americans agreed with and more than 50 percent of the U.S. Senate voted in favor of, die? A parliamentary procedure called cloture. The universal background check for gun …

Aaron Cole

COLE: Fox News and I agree for the first, and probably only, time

Coming out in favor of reporter shield laws is about as controversial as reaffirming a “pro apple pie” stance. Saying news organizations deserve the right to protect sources isn’t risky at all. That’s the way it should be. News reporters …

OAKES: Terry Taylor Sr. enjoys Eaglecrest's run to state championship Courtney Oakes

OAKES: Terry Taylor Sr. enjoys Eaglecrest’s run to state championship

It’s been 28 years since he hoisted a state basketball championship trophy, so Terry Taylor Sr. knows how difficult they are to win. Fourteen years after he won his first state title as a coach in Utah in 1971, Taylor …

GOLDSTEIN: Aurora Fox 29th Season to Focus on 'Style' Adam Goldstein

GOLDSTEIN: Aurora Fox 29th Season to Focus on ‘Style’

The Aurora Fox theater’s twenty-ninth season will feature a spin on classical Greek mythology, a horror story about a headless horseman and a look at the life of painter Frida Kahlo. Aurora Fox Executive Producer Charles Packard led the theater’s …

GOLDSTEIN: The search for the next ASO conductor continues this weekend Adam Goldstein

GOLDSTEIN: The search for the next ASO conductor continues this weekend

The brass from the Aurora Symphony Orchestra is devoting plenty of time and care to the selection of its next director. Last year, longtime ASO conductor and music director Richard Niezen announced his departure, and officials kicked off a national …

GOLDSTEIN: Gateway's Zack Golditch to be featured in Super Bowl pre-show Adam Goldstein

GOLDSTEIN: Gateway’s Zack Golditch to be featured in Super Bowl pre-show

Zack Golditch was a symbol of inspiration and hope for a battered Aurora community in the days and weeks following a tragedy. Golditch was one of 70 injured in the July 20 shootings at the Century 16 theater, an attack …

OAKES: Eaglecrest grad Courtney Karst heads to play volleyball in Indonesia Courtney Oakes

OAKES: Eaglecrest grad Courtney Karst heads to play volleyball in Indonesia

Volleyball has taken Courtney Karst a long way in her life. It recently took her 9,000 miles. Karst, a former star at Eaglecrest High School who helped the Raptors win the Class 5A state championship in 2007, just signed a …

GOLDSTEIN: Vintage Theatre extends run of "RFK" Adam Goldstein

GOLDSTEIN: Vintage Theatre extends run of “RFK”

The Vintage Theatre has extended the run of “RFK,” a production that’s earned across-the-board praise from critics (including myself). The drama will run through Feb. 24 at the Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St. in Aurora. The one-man show starring James …

PERRY: Find a way to get pecan clusters into your life and yoga pants Blogs

PERRY: Find a way to get pecan clusters into your life and yoga pants

Now personally, I think my trouble is that I’m a taller person than I turned out to be. I weigh what a man should that’s about four inches taller than me. My doctor doesn’t seem to agree, noting that I’m fat.