Jeffrey Marshall performs during an open mic at Syntax Physic Opera on May 7, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. He was born premature with no arms and legs too short to be useful, yet he is an accomplished musician who plays guitar with his feet. (Seth McConnell, Special to the Colorado Sun)

Guitarist Jeffrey Marshall shreds with no arms. But he’s not here to inspire you.

Jeffrey Marshall's career — from sharing stages with rock stars to a voluntary stint as the “Penguin Man” in a New Jersey freak show — has been on his own terms

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More poverty, fewer federal dollars: Suburban Denver schools face hard choices about who gets cut off

Large districts like Aurora, Jeffco, and Cherry Creek are among those grappling with how to serve more schools with higher percentages of students living in poverty

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97-year-old Colorado Springs man, one of the last surviving USS Arizona crew members, dies

Stratton was one of the survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese aerial attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu, Hawaii. More than 1,100 crew members died on the battleship.