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  1. Spartacus: Combat, backstabbing and lucre in ancient RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    Nobody will ever accuse Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery of being elegant, but it is a blast. Based directly on the Starz original series - which I have not seen and don't plan to - Spartacus throws you headlong into the role of a scheming dominus of anci ent Rome, using wealth, treachery and the proficiency of your fighting stable to boost your influence at the expense of the game's other houses.

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  2. It takes a village to build a trailRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    After hiking a couple thousand miles over the last several years, I've started paying more - and closer - attention to what goes into constructing trails . After a little time spent looking at the trails and chatting with the people who work on them, I started seeing that there was more to a trail than a gap in the trees or grass.

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  3. FAC seeks O'Keeffe partnershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Colorado Springs Independent

    Everybody likes a blockbuster exhibition. The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is due.

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  4. Cannabis discounts last, Canna Meds expands and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    If you missed out on last weekend's grand-opening celebration of Big Medicine Cannabissary , fear not - the discounts continue. Center reps say that through the end of the month, customers can expect 20 percent off all edibles; four-gram eighths for $20; $125 ounces for bottom- and middle-tier bud; grams of shatter for $25 or two grams for $40; and one oil cartridge for $20 or two for $30.

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  5. A hub for female cyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Jen Evans had fun riding her mountain bike with the guys. Pedaling with more skilled and powerful riders all the time could be frustrating, but they were patient.

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  6. Taking off the shacklesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    'Every economic action has an economic impact," longtime local economist and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs professor Fred Crowley once said. "The difficulty lies in figuring out exactly what that impact is."

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  7. Few AFA graduation tickets availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    If you want to see this year's Air Force Academy graduation ceremony, you'd better move quickly. Only 600 tickets will be available.

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  8. Colorado Springs a top city for young artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The Springs came in ninth, behind the usual suspects: Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Washington D.C., and top seed, Boston. We placed before Denver , Portland, Austin and New Orleans.

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  9. SunShare seeks 20 more homes for solar gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The solar provider SunShare , started by a Colorado College grad , seeks local homeowners interested in purchasing solar energy. Here's info from Denver-based director of marketing Natacha Kiler: 1) We are aiming to closeout our 500 KW Community Solar Garden which is located at 4469 Clearview Dr. in Colorado Springs.

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  10. Unwelcome guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Like flies to honey, developers have been flocking to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, one of the state's fastest-growing universities. In fall 2004, UCCS had just 7,668 students.

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  11. A teachable momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Tim Turley says he was generally well-behaved as a child, though he did once utter "something nasty" in class and suffer the punishment: having his mouth washed out with soap and water. Asked if this sudsy discipline was effective, he offers a single-word answer: "No."

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  12. Powers to be widened, new boss at Carson, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments has allocated $6.5 million - $3 million in federal funds and $3.5 million in state funds - to widen Powers Boulevard from Fountain Boulevard to Platte Avenue. The area has long had congestion and safety problems, and the Colorado Department of Transportation asked PPACG to fund the project.

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  13. Potholes, undermining the EPA, exploiting the planet, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | 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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  14. Such great heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    I'm not afraid of heights. But my girlfriend is. Just like my dad, who on a visit to the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park years ago, refused to venture out very far on the bridge - and hell if he was going to peer over a rail.

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  15. Seven Days to LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Here it is, plain and simple from the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center : "The goal of Museum Free Days is to provide access to the FAC's general admission offerings to the widest possible audiences in the Pikes Peak region." That means no excuses, thanks to underwriting by GE Johnson Construction, for missing its permanent collection exhibits between 10 and 5 today.

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  16. Colorado Springs' choice for mayor: Suthers, in a landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Colorado Springs Independent

    John Suthers will be the next mayor of Colorado Springs . Yes, it's only the first round of results, and yes, there's a ways to go before everything's made final, but with 68 percent of the vote so far, the former state attorney general is clearly cruising to a victory over Mary Lou Makepeace in the 2015 mayoral runoff.

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  17. Recycle your trash for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Colorado Springs Independent

    I remember my family's first color TV: a giant black box that sat in a place of honor in our living room. By comparison, our old black-and-white with its slightly bent rabbit ears looked puny and outdated.

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  18. Local company unveils hilarious video for its 'weird gadget'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Local product-design and development firm Mind Rocket has previously made the news for its medical devices, but it's the video for an invention of "an affordable, hands-free head massager" that caught our attention. The company is currently running an Indiegogo drive for the Vi-Band , with $12,040 of $20,000 raised thus far.

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  19. The best time to photograph local politics is on election nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Money has been spent. Candidates, their volunteers and voters are all gathered together.

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  20. Telluride announced 2015 blues festival headlinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Colorado Springs Independent

    It's a six-hour haul from Colorado Springs to Telluride, but fans of seasoned blue-rock, gospel and R&B artists will want to consider grabbing tickets for the Telluride Blues Fest , which announced its lineup earlier this morning. This year's festival headliners are Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, ZZ Top, Greg Allman, John Hiatt & The Combo, Taj Mahal and Anders Osborne .

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