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Blues, Brews and Bronco's too

This week's Indy Blast is packed with great giveaways including passes to attend Blues Under the Bridge, Brew Tasting at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center and a weekend getaway from Bronco Billy's Casino!

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Featured Letter

Shame on the clerk

Discussing same-sex marriage with my 86-year-old close friend last Thursday, we watched the news as three renegade Colorado county clerks flouted the slow-moving justice system, issuing same-sex marriage licenses.

He turned to me and said, "Geez, when I grew up you were taught that if you found out someone was gay, you were supposed to punch them" — this coming from an open pacifist — "and now we are at the cusp of society welcoming them completely. What a turnaround in a lifetime."

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Deeper shade of blues

Festival headliner Sugaray Rayford hits his stride

A place in the sun

Is SunShare the Apple of Colorado Springs' eye? Well, not anymore.


Who's cashing in on television political ads? See for yourself in online reports

Silt story

Michael Brooks Arnsteen sees the beauty and the fury of the floods
Marian House Soup Kitchen

Is in urgent need of ground beef. The kitchen is experiencing an ongoing shortage of beef, which is a staple of the 600 meals it serves daily. Any donation is welcome, though 5- or 10-pound tubes are preferred for storage and convenience. Donations can be dropped off at the house (on the west side of the building at the dock) between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays.
Marian House, 14 W. Bijou St.

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    Earlier this month, the I.D.E.A. Space at Colorado College announced a fall art show devoted to works inspired by the life and studies of Nikola Tesla. In addition to that,…
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    Irv Halter, a retired two-star Air Force general and Democratic candidate for the 5th Congressional District, which includes El Paso County, called a news…
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    Yes, it's not quite The Walking Dead. But the working sick are apparently taking their own toll on civilized society — not out of selfishness, but desperation and due to what some are calling an unjust business sector. …
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    Fifteen years ago — pre-goats, pre-Colorado, and pre-children — my husband and I planted our first small garden, welcomed our first few chickens, and…
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    As the National Football League continues to carry out its plan for global domination, it’s only a matter of time before we see another…
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    The quality of time you spend at the checkout counter can make or break your grocery-shopping experience. The good times have you whisking to…
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Garden of the Goods
  We've got the goods! Up to 75% off gift certificates for restaurants, salons, tattoos and more, from your friends at the Indy. Featured this week:
Colorado School of Firearms- $85 for a Basic Hand Gun Safety & CCW Course
  Paloma Salon & MicroSpa- $25 for $50 worth of salon services
  Yama Training and Wellness- Half off $70 for personal training, massage, nutrition counseling or aesthetic services
  Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery- $18 for made-from-scratch food and handcrafted ales and lagers

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