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  1. The darkside of 300 days of sunshineRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    Colorado likes to promote its "300 days of sunshine" when attracting visitors. And, while it's unclear if we really do get 300 days of sunny weather, it's indisputable that we typically have more sunny days than not.

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  2. Merchant of Venus: A tongue-in-cheek universe of glittering possibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Colorado Springs Independent

    Having a friend buy a copy of a complex, meaty game, digest the rules and play-test it before you sit down for the first time is a boon. I don't know that I would have been able to enjoy the involved and sprawling Merchant of Venus quite as much without my friends doing a walkthrough prior to bringing it over.

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  3. Make more little plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Colorado Springs Independent

    I hesitate to state that Colorado Springs should think smaller, however I wonder sometimes if that's exactly what we need. This goes against conventional planning wisdom, and the celebrated architect/urban designer Daniel Burnham 's statement, "make no little plans."

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  4. Cat cafe(s) comethRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    At the beginning of the year, we told you of the plan for Pub Dog Colorado , a place coming in 2016 that holds the first variance allowing for guests to dine indoors with their dogs. But since many people will tell you that cats are more entitled than dogs - and to some more charming and endearing - the kitties have already earned their right to hang out near your food and drink inside of cat cafes .

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  5. The Beatles and: Holy sh*t, is that Klingenschmitt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    New Colorado Springs state Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt may be the latest Pikes Peak embarrassment, but you've got admit the guy knows how to bait the media. Usually , it's for saying stuff so crazy you forget for a moment you're not at your parents' Thanksgiving table.

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  6. Tour historic Colorado Springs homes with this new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Before I bought a house of my own, my parents' weekend hobby of visiting open houses as a family was staggeringly boring. Houses that didn't look identical were creepy and weird.

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  7. The city didn't kill these. Now they're flourishing.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Back in 2010, Alejandro Perez was enjoying play time at Hillside Community Center. Community Centers offer a lot of programs for kids that are priced to be affordable.

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  8. The undecided factorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    A third of voters remain undecided in the Colorado Springs mayoral race, according to a poll sponsored jointly by the Independent and FOX 21 and conducted by Luce Research last week. The front-runner, former Attorney General John Suthers, leads the six-person field with 30 percent, while former Mayor Mary Lou Makepeace got 22.25 percent in the poll, which has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.9 percent.

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  9. Mike Clark: Bound to break formRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    If there were an ongoing award for Colorado Springs' Most Chameleonic Recording Artist, there's a really good chance Mike Clark would be giving more than a few acceptance speeches. In the decade since he first picked up an acoustic guitar and began writing songs, the Calhan transplant has fronted the Black Keys -inspired Jack Trades ; launched a second, more bluegrass-inclined two-piece band called Crow Flies ; and ventured into gypsy-folk terrain while recording and performing as The Ghost of Mike Clark .

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  10. Pale, male and staleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Apparently acting in coordination, the Housing and Building Association of Colorado Springs and Colorado Springs Forward announced their endorsements for mayor and City Council earlier this month. For mayor: John Suthers .

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  11. A hamstrung D-11 begins crucial cafeteria cuts to balance underfunded government mandatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Well, we can tell you one thing Timmy didn't dine on, if he chose a hamburger, or meatloaf, or pasta with meat sauce: Ranch Foods Direct's Callicrate Beef. Colorado Springs School District 11 discontinued RFD's use last month, after seven years, to slash roughly $50,000 from its budget, says D-11 director of food and nutrition services Rick Hughes, who's also the driving force behind the district's ambitious Good Food Project.

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  12. All over the mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    In the murky realm of sexual assaults on college campuses, one thing seems clear: More assaults take place than are recorded in reports required by the government. Take the recently released Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies, mandated by the U.S. Defense Department.

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  13. Biking across America for housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Last year, Stacy Sprewer graduated from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with a double major in communications and visual art. Then she got a job.

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  14. Election Edition 2/24/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Colorado Springs Independent

    City Clerk Sarah Johnson has ruled that it was OK for Colorado Springs Government Watch to give money from its "general treasury" to its own issue committee, which in turn gave the money to the recall committee, without disclosing where the money came from. The ruling came in response to two complaints filed by Douglas Bruce .

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  15. Broadmoor gave to group that led to guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The scandal arising from the Colorado Republican Party Independent Expenditure Committee, as reported in-depth by the Colorado Statesman , makes the party look pretty bad, and it seems there will be a decision coming in March as to whether to audit the independent expenditure committee. But it's worth noting that two entities in Colorado Springs gave to the IEC, those being The Broadmoor Hotel, Inc. , which gave $5,000 in October, and W. Bruce Kopper of Kopper Investments, who gave $10,000 in August.

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  16. Grocer X: 16 year-old work ethicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Colorado Springs Independent

    I started my retail grocery career at the ripe age of 16, fresh off a stint as a dishwasher at the Officer's Club at the Air Force Academy - I was going places. At the time, the local food workers' union was in the middle of heated contract negotiations with King Soopers and Safeway , the latter two hiring an army of just-in-case-workers in anticipation of a strike.

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  17. The power of YIMBYRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Colorado Springs Independent

    NIMBY is a planning acronym for opponents to development projects. While the term may not be known by the majority of the population, the idea that a few neighbors can fight development, and often times win, is very well known.

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  18. Why Snake Oil Kills Cards Against HumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Colorado Springs Independent

    It is with some trepidation that I trash a game that so many people enjoy. Cards Against Humanity has been a breakout hit in the party game niche.

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  19. Outdoor recreation, your bones and jointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Colorado Springs Independent

    If you come home from a hike and your neck is sore or your back aches, the problem may be with your choice of footwear. According to Virginia Quiroz , an orthopedic nurse practitioner with Colorado Springs Health Partners , most of the joint and bone pain experienced by people who hike, bike or run is due to ill-fitting or worn-out footwear.

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  20. NAACP bombing arrest madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Various channels are reporting that Thaddeus Murphy, 44, of Colorado Springs, has been arrested in connection with the bombing of the building that houses the local branch of the NAACP . While it caused no injuries and very little damage, the bombing became national news due to speculation that it was a hate crime.

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