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  1. Attack of the 'strodes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colorado Springs Independent

    There are some words used in daily conversations that set people off in different ways. I happen to fixate on how the words "road" and "street" are used.

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  2. Grocer X: Reusable baggageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Colorado Springs Independent

    Remember the grocery-bag glory days? That simpler time when it was just, " Paper or plastic ?" That's not the case anymore, now that reusable bags hit the scene. Times have changed at the bagging station and, though you may think otherwise, not for the better.

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  3. Sky Sox: The view from MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Colorado Springs Independent

    There are basically three local reactions to the news that the Colorado Springs Sky Sox would no longer be the Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies : The Rockies suck, so good riddance; the Sky Sox suck, so welcome new partners the Milwaukee Brewers; and, from Rockies fans, I love the Rockies, so boo the whole deal. But how's it looking to the folks in the heartland? Here's some excerpts from a piece in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that gives you a view of what some people really think outside of the canned "looking forward to partnering" statements: a Former Nashville Sounds manager Rick Sweet : "Colorado Springs is a good city.

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  4. Landmark Colorado Springs newspaper building is soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Today, the Gazette reported a mildly stunning fact: The century-old Union Printers Home is being sold to Heart Living Centers, marking, as Wayne Heilman writes , "the first time in 122 years that the facility has not been owned by the Communications Workers of America or its a predecessors." And it's the building owner's predecessors, and progenitors, that are the most interesting: the International Typographical Union , the oldest union in the country before it joined the CWA in 1986.

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  5. PERA settlement pending?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Then City Attorney Chris Melcher inks the UCH deal for Memorial. How much will the city have to forfeit now? The Colorado Springs Business Journal is reporting a settlement is imminent in the city's lawsuit with the Public Employees Retirement Association .

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  6. CS Public Market to occupy old Gazette building, board member saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Dave Anderson is the president of the public market board, which also counts Ranch Foods Direct head Mike Callicrate among its members. The group describes its vision this way on the CSPM website : What if a we had a downtown public market in Colorado Springs, open all year, in a landmark indoor-outdoor facility, to serve the entire community with locally grown and produced food and related goods? And why not build in flexible space for arts, entertainment, education, wellness, even business incubation? The big concept: a focal point and gathering place defined and enriched by the community it serves a to express the best of what we do right here, while meeting genuine demand for local food commerce, connections and culture.

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  7. Andy Tirado's months-long solo show at FAC finishes with monumental sculptureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    For months, local artist Andy Tirado has been working through his solo show at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center to finish the final sculpture. The concept behind Open was to reveal the artist's process, and Tirado spent months working inside the FAC gallery and in his studio at Colorado College to complete the final work.

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  8. Vino, a fest, recognition and ... poopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    And now to the matter of upcoming food and drink events, two of which pertain to festivals and two of which pertain to sustainability: - This Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ranch Foods Direct will host Poopapalooza , the "4th annual great manure stimulus event."

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  9. Firefighter memorial will expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Although we're a little tardy in telling you about plans to expand the firefighter memorial in Memorial Park , it's worth noting, since this is a national monument with an annual ceremony that brings firefighters to Colorado Springs from across the country. International Association of Fire Fighters Local 5 president Jeremy Kroto explains via e-mail: "After this year's ceremony, the reconstruction will commence in order to be completed by next year's ceremony.

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  10. Cassette Store Day brings back an abandoned formatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Colorado Springs Independent

    It's not exactly a counterrevolution, but the market for vinyl has increased radically in recent years. Thanks to the combined enthusiasm of obsessive collectors, analog-lovers, and Brooklyn hipsters, LP sales have gone up some 750 percent over the last half decade.

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  11. Halter vs. Lamborn, Ann Zwinger, the death penalty, and abortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Colorado Springs Independent

    To ensure a diversity of topics and viewpoints in print, the Independent gives priority to letters that are 300 words or fewer. We reserve the right to shorten longer letters, and to edit all letters for clarity and factual accuracy.

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  12. The Springs' political game has changedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Who has power in Colorado Springs? There are three kinds of political power: the power to effect change, the power to block change, and the power to forge common goals and work collectively to achieve them. Our community tends to move slowly and uncertainly into the future, but move it does.

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  13. City Council kills pot vote, RMJ tops MMJ for first time and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Last week, Colorado Springs City Council voted 6 to 3 to kill an ordinance that would have allowed locals to vote in April on whether the city should accept recreational-marijuana stores. The idea was brought months ago by local advocacy group Every Vote Counts, but Councilor Jill Gaebler was left as the sole proponent after group members did not appear at subsequent meetings, including last Tuesday's, when Gaebler joined Councilors Jan Martin and Helen Collins as the only votes in favor of referral.

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  14. Bombs away: Revisiting the good ol' days in D-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Colorado Springs Independent

    In the third week of September 1995, food writer Brennen Florey raged against Big Beer trying to enter the nascent microbrew market. Yes, Coors Brewing Co., alias Blue Moon Brewing Co., has introduced their players in microbrew mania: Honey Blonde, Nut Brown Ale, and Belgian White - all neatly disguised in creative packaging that a crack team of professional designers spent days and nights developing so as to give no indication that it's actually just juiced-up Coors.

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  15. Newsletters a no-noRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    In an overhaul of how the city handles federal funds for community needs, some $14,000 that's propped up several neighborhood organizations for years will be redirected elsewhere from now on. The news hit hard for the Organization of Westside Neighbors, one of the city's most prominent neighborhood groups, which had expected to receive $7,000 for the fiscal year that began in April.

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  16. Gazette gets new editor, Jones Park decision looms, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Last week, The Gazette announced that the first person to lead the newsroom in its post-Freedom Communications days will return to his home in the Sooner State. Joe Hight is headed back to Oklahoma for reasons related to family.

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  17. Love, Loss & What I Wore puts a fresh spin on vanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    "My mother always told me, 'You can wear anything you want as long as you can defend it.' Clothes make the woman."

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  18. Police dog's death a mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Petra, a Belgian Malinois, last week became the first Colorado Springs police dog to die in the line of duty - but she didn't succumb while trying to foil a crime. The 3-year-old died in what police say was a freak accident.

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  19. See the Stanley Cup Sept. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Hockey lovers, here's your chance for the ultimate Christmas card picture. Lord Stanley's Cup will make a stop at the Broadmoor World Arena on Tues., Sept.

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  20. Wobbly Olive debuts new fall menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Colorado Springs Independent

    A couple of months ago, I framed the significance of the Wobbly Olive on Powers Boulevard as emblematic of the great Colorado Springs east/west divide: a necessary, gourmet independent outfit amidst the sea of chains. Plates I sampled were vibrant and beautifully presented, and I commended chef David Cook for a number of interesting menu touches.

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