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  1. Hiking at UCCSRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colorado Springs Independent

    I've spent the summer writing a lot about "road trip" hikes, but that doesn't mean there aren't a lot of great trails right here in Colorado Springs - you'll find a handful of options in the Independent 's College Issue. A lot of work has been done on the trails in and around the city lately.

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  2. Fine Art Photographer Tim Davis Creates Striking AbstractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Colorado Springs Independent

    Not very long after I moved into the Old North End neighborhood, I met photographer and artist Tim Davis , known for his abstract photographs of everyday objects that often look more like paintings than pictures. When we first met, Davis was coming into his own.

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  3. Balloons are coming, volunteers neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The Colorado Springs Sports Corp. is helping with the balloon lift off over Labor Day weekend and has put out a plea for volunteers. We are pleased to announce that the annual tradition of a Hot Air Balloon Event on Labor Day weekend in Colorado Springs will continue September 5-7 at Memorial Park .

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  4. Museum breakfast draws crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Almost 500 people attended the Pioneers Museum 's "The Gift of History Breakfast" today at the Antlers Hotel , and a good time was had by all. The breakfast is the museum's biggest annual fundraising event, with breakfast provided by sponsors Ent, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Tierra Plan, Tiemens Foundation and Wells Fargo.

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  5. First C4C payment, $760,632, received by cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority has received its first allotment under the Regional Tourism Act to fund the City for Champions tourist projects. In June, the state gave the URA $760,632, its first annual payment, which is based on 13.08 percent of the state sales tax revenue collected within the Regional Tourism Zone in excess of the base year revenue in 2013.

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  6. Weinstein makes new demand of the Air Force AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Mikey Weinstein , the crusader against religious bias in the armed forces, will ask the Air Force Academy to remove the words "in the year of our Lord" from diplomas for the class of 2016, which graduates in May, he tells the Independent . Because, he says, "We all know whose lord that is; it's a special seal of approval."

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  7. Ramen holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The words 'fine dining' don't have to equate to 'off limits.' Know when to go. Maximize your money at spots like Margarita Student loans probably should go toward textbooks and tuition, not prix fixe meals to impress a date, romantic as that may be.

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  8. Road showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Ballots will be mailed Oct. 12. Voters may register up to and on election day, Nov. 3. For election information and how to register, go to tinyurl.com/oqm9l83 . It's hard to fathom that voters would reject the city's proposed tax increase for improving roads and streets on the Nov. 3 ballot.

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  9. What's the dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The most recent data released by Monitoring the Future, a nationwide study conducted annually by the University of Michigan, offers one inescapable conclusion: College students are using marijuana at some of the highest rates in decades. Information released in September 2014, reflecting research for the prior year, says that 36 percent of students reported using cannabis in the previous 12 months, as compared to 30 percent in 2006.

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

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Aly Spaltro was clerking in a DVD store - and making uncompromisingly loud experimental music in its basement after hours - when the teenager woke up one morning to find the words "Lady Lamb the Beekeeper" written in her bedside diary. Although she had no memory of writing them, the Maine native figured they'd make a catchy nom de plume for the independent CD she was about to release.

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  11. Hip-hop and hot rodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Colorado Springs isn't known for its car shows, but hot rod and rockabilly fans do have one thing they can look forward to year after year. This Saturday marks the 10th anniversary of King Pin Carmageddon , a day-long event that'll take place just south of Tejon Street's main drag at SouthSide Johnny's .

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  12. Suthers among power players, Karaki on paid leave, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Business leaders and elected officials have formed a new group, Building a Better Colorado, that aims to revisit everything from term limits to the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, the Denver Post reports. Those talks - to include constitutional revenue limits, how political parties conduct primaries, how districts are drawn, whether to make it more difficult to amend the state's constitution and revising campaign finance disclosure rules - could spawn ballot measures for November 2016, the Post reports.

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  13. A new kind of power struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    For connoisseurs of Colorado Springs Republican politics, the rift between Mayor John Suthers and the local chapter of Americans for Prosperity is both predictable and wonderful. Predictable, because AFP is reflexively anti-tax.

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  14. Urban hiking in around Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Do not climb rocks in Colorado Springs' city parks without proper training and equipment. It's illegal to be more than 10 feet off the ground without proper equipment - for this "scrambling," you can be ticketed by the police.

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  15. Defending Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    On Sunday, Aug. 9, the Colorado Springs Gazette published an editorial that contained many of the same falsehoods about Planned Parenthood that are being spread by the extremists who made the hoax video. I submitted a column to correct the record about the work Planned Parenthood does for Coloradans and nationally.

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  16. Banning Lewis Ranch annexation agreement upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Colorado Springs Independent

    A bankruptcy court judge sided with the city of Colorado Springs in June, ruling that the Banning Lewis Ranch annexation agreement is not a contract and can't be set aside, as sought by its latest owner, the David Jenkins family . But Banning Lewis Holdings and two other entities controlled by Jenkins filed a notice in July, saying they'd appeal the ruling to U.S. District Court.

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  17. What's next in cannabis legislation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Tuesday morning, Studio A64 owner and statesman of all things dank and sticky K.C. Stark invited District 17 state Rep. Kit Roupe , R-Colorado Springs, into his studio to discuss cannabis legislation, as part of the Cannabis Business Hour on Sirius XM 420. Roupe, Stark, and local attorney Charles D. Houghton discussed a variety of still-pending concerns, including PTSD and medical marijuana, but much of the discussion centered around cannabis clubs.

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  18. Don't sit or lie here, Council saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Who wants to walk along a city street with people sprawled on the sidewalks and planter benches? Colorado Springs City Council wants to criminalize that behavior and to do that it's preparing to adopt a "don't sit, don't lie" ordinance that's drawn opposition from the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado . Outlined by Councilor Tom Strand , the ordinance would bar people from sitting and lying on public right of way and places not intended for sitting between 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, except for Friday and Saturday nights when the restriction is from 10 a.m. to 3 a.m. Penalty would be a $2,500 fine and/or 189 days in jail.

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  19. City nails down parcel for SDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The city's Southern Delivery System is closing in on the finish line of early 2016 when the pipeline from Pueblo Reservoir will deliver water to Colorado Springs and other locals, including Fountain and Pueblo West. So it was a bit surprising to see an item onTuesday's City Council agenda for land acquisition for the pipeline on Bradley Road.

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  20. Election will cost more than city expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Colorado Springs Independent

    That means the city will have to cough up a little more, unless the final tally works to the city's benefit. The city has two measures on the November 3 ballot: One seeks voter permission to retain $2.1 million in excess revenue collected in 2014, which city officials say would be used for trails.

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