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Featured Letter

The court's role

Mr. Hightower's editorial ("Thumbing their noses at equality," LowDown, July 8) was right on, but I would like to take the conversation a step further: Everyone is focused on the Supreme Court ruling, with rhetoric and responses discussing the ruling in terms of "redefining marriage" and "marriage equality." However, I personally view the ruling this way:

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Colorado Springs Sister Cities Open House

A chance to learn more about the Springs' seven sister cities around the world, with food and entertainment.
Mon., July 27, 5-7 p.m.
Tim Gill Center for Public Media, 315 E. Costilla St.

Soul stirrer

Naomi Shelton brings her gospel truths to Blues Under The Bridge

Case closed

Police withheld vital information about the 2011 fatal shooting of James Guy Jr.

Flood of money

With a presidential disaster declaration, the area will be better able to address storm damage
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  • 10 days to Tiny (homes) 10 days to Tiny (homes)
    It's no small obsession: The general populace continues to spaz out over tiny homes.  Perhaps you caught tiny-home legend Andrew Morrison at last year's…
  • Army redefines the word slow Army redefines the word slow
    Back in September 2013, almost two years ago, we requested information through the Freedom of Information Act regarding who has been banned from Fort…
  • Netfilx Picks: Exit Through the Gift Shop Netfilx Picks: Exit Through the Gift Shop
    Exit Through the Gift Shop is sold in summary as a movie about British street artist Banksy turning the camera on a would-be documentary…
  • Finding a way to 'Yes' Finding a way to 'Yes'
    As you know, I’m an urban designer and landscape architect — sometimes referred to as a “planner.” But you may not know what I…
  • Hiking Pikes Peak’s South Slope Recreation Area Hiking Pikes Peak’s South Slope Recreation Area
    After years of legal wrangling, fund-raising, grant writing and a lot of hard labor, the area known as the South Slope of Pikes Peak…
  • How to photograph wildlife at the zoo How to photograph wildlife at the zoo
    If you love wildlife photography but don’t know where to start, this is for you. The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is a great place to…
  • City sued over slamdown City sued over slamdown
    As expected, Alexis Acker filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against chief of police Peter Carey, the Colorado Springs Police Department and Officer Tyler…
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Re: Back in the high life again (Columns- 07/22/2015)

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Reader Reviews

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    • Very helpful service.the girl working today Rebecca was amazing! She knew everything about the store…

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    • It is a beautiful restaurant in the midst of fun-loving Manitou, CO. The food is…

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  • Re: Treasure Shoppe

    • Dont waste your time at this places !!!!! Ive rarely EVER seen SO MUCH JUNK…

    • on July 24, 2015
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    • Great show at the Royal Castle Lounge last night. The headliner, Captain Wails and the…

    • on July 16, 2015
  • Re: Benny's Restaurant & Lounge

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    • I've eaten here several times. Pizzas, BBQ pork sandwich, street tacos, fried pickles, fresh potato…

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