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Re: “Long-time firefighter chosen as chief

Any word on a new severance agreement being drawn up?

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Posted by CSIndyReader on 08/12/2016 at 7:06 PM

Re: “New twist might change House District 17's voting behavior

you go Tony you are by far the best candidate!

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Posted by Sharon Berthrong on 08/12/2016 at 2:14 PM

Re: “City, Broadmoor negotiating over portions of the city's water system

When the City's PUBLIC WORKS properties are at stake public discussions and citizen input should take place at the very beginning of the process. The way this city administration works is to first secure a deal and then try to "sell the finalized deal" to the citizens of this community. Public Works property is protected property. Historic Parkland and water resources are the CROWN JEWELS of our communiy's real estate holdings! They can never be replaced once they are "disposed of".

Word has it that the Broadmoor has submitted a WRITTEN CLAIM FOR MILLIONS against the city blaming it for their golf course sliding off the mountain. Now they're currently using that bargaining chip to intimidate the city to "sell, trade, swap, transfer, or dispose of" our valuable water resource.

My take on the sliding golf course is that when the Broadmoor bulldozed the golf course, and tore out all the scrub oaks that bordered each fairway on Broadmoor South golf course, that was the cause of their property sliding down the mountain.

I wonder if the Broadmoor is using the same "environmental expert" they used to support the Sale of Strawberry Field who claimed the City is better off financially by giving away their PUBLIC WORKS property!

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Posted by Steve Price on 08/12/2016 at 10:03 AM

Re: “New details about Trump's elevator escapade

trump is an idiot and proves it almost every day. only the most fox bubbled, brain washed, knuckle draggers could argue differently... now bring up Benghazi or emails bubble people.

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Posted by happyfew on 08/12/2016 at 9:37 AM

Re: “New details about Trump's elevator escapade

The elevator incident turns out to be no mystery; the Trump staffer with the key turned it off between floors. Yes, we should trust this man and his staff with the nuclear launch codes...…

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Posted by Jim Davies on 08/12/2016 at 8:41 AM

Re: “Bearden finds her true self as transgender athlete

Way to go, Jillian! You are an amazing athlete and human being!

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Posted by Cari Sumo on 08/11/2016 at 2:50 PM

Re: “The Downtown Partnership's INTERSECTION program puts local 2D artists on public display

Thanks for featuring my art on the street and in print!

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Posted by Jana Bussanich on 08/11/2016 at 11:26 AM

Re: “The Goat Cheese Lady's 10 ways for using goat milk

Can I get your Lotion and LipBalm recipes ?

Posted by Kathy Myer on 08/11/2016 at 11:05 AM

Re: “New twist might change House District 17's voting behavior

I live in this district and will vote for Mr. Tony Exum. 😎

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Posted by MarkM on 08/11/2016 at 8:52 AM

Re: “UPDATE: Gazette editorial writer has marital link to Trump campaign

For years the Gazette refused to publish a name on their editorials. Finally after years of complaints from readers demanding author accountability, they changed policy and finally revealed author names. Apparently they couldn't handle the heat. Once Anschutz bought the paper, that decision was reversed once again. I have zero respect for the Gazette. Acord, Rappold, Philipps, Noreen, Vogrin, Zubeck ... anything good at the Gazette left long ago, and these days the Gazette has been reduced to little more than an Anschutz companies corporate newsletter. The people of the Pikes Peak region certainly deserve better.

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Posted by Zen on 08/10/2016 at 10:08 PM

Re: “Broadmoor makes move on city reservoir

Unbelievable. The corporate sellout of the people's property continues unabated. Damn thieves.

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Posted by Zen on 08/10/2016 at 9:58 PM

Re: “A proposed change to Section 8 looks to desegregate neighborhoods

@AMBER DAWN ... Yeah, and see to me that's insane. Why shouldn't people be able to supplement their vouchers out of their own pocket? The rules are far too rigid, and as a result keep people locked in poverty. I have a friend on SSDI in a similar situation ... if he works on his own, the minute he reaches a certain threshold of salary (and it's a low threshold), he loses 100% of his SSDI. No scale-down. No soft landing. There is absolutely zero encouragement for him to become self supporting again, because the cliff he would face in losing 100% of his SSDI at once would plunge him into a much more dire circumstance than he already finds himself in. So he's stuck doing nothing. SMH.

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Posted by Zen on 08/10/2016 at 9:52 PM

Re: “New details about Trump's elevator escapade

Trump is the man, love him! Says what's on his mind!! Next President for sure!

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Posted by Holmes on 08/10/2016 at 9:13 PM

Re: “Some Air Force Academy cadets never have a chance — and they leave feeling defeated

I dated a person who held quite a bit of authority there. Some of the stories I heard this person tell really made me question whether or not those in authority take the honor code seriously. This person covered their own ass at the expense of one younger service members and I could hardly believe how easy it was for them to do so. Situations like this made me lose all respect... hence, an ex.

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Posted by carrot_shoes on 08/10/2016 at 9:01 PM

Re: “New details about Trump's elevator escapade

This says NOTHING about the Elevator Incident!!!

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Posted by Mullet Craig on 08/10/2016 at 3:02 PM

Re: “A proposed change to Section 8 looks to desegregate neighborhoods

Southeast Colorado springs USE to be a nice, middle class area.

When it was first developed in 1970, the original Deerfield Hills area was a master planned community. It had a rural and safe feeling about it. Then in 1974 the Section 8 started and some of the stupid owners started renting the houses to Section 8 and the whole neighborhood went to hell.

All of the original residents fled and it filled up with all Section 8 and welfare, which brought down the entire neighborhood. Its so sad to see what a mess it is today. Section 8 destroys any neighborhood it touches. Do not let these political hacks fool you with their sunny "its all good stories"

The Housing Authority does not screen Section 8 applicants, they can have a criminal record a mile long and still get a voucher. The entire program is corrupt. This proposal is a scam to raise taxes on working middle class people so they can give out more vouchers to those who don't, can't or won't work.

Thankfully congress has cut funding to HUD and Section 8 every year since 2005. They did not allocate any more money to fund any new vouchers for FY 2016. They barely got enough to cover what they already have. So how they think they are going to expand is a puzzlement to me.

Bottom line is this, the minute the real estate agents find out there is Section 8 on your block, the value of your house will start to go down. Those smart enough to see the writing on the wall will sell and move, it happens every time. Watch the documentary "Spanish Lake" it is on Amazon and HULU. This heartbreaking film shows what happens when Section 8 gets into your neighborhood.

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Posted by NOSPINCS on 08/10/2016 at 1:25 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Gazette editorial writer has marital link to Trump campaign

They won't start disclosing now. Wayne didn't disclose that the 'clearing the haze' article was part of a book he was writing. It is called the Gazette Editorial Board but that isn't who writes the Editorial. The Laugesens' worked for Steve House the head of the Colorado GOP. Let's not forget that this color ado gov watch won't disclose their donors while attacking people about their funding.

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Posted by TruB on 08/10/2016 at 11:12 AM

Re: “New twist might change House District 17's voting behavior

Of they could just vote for Susan Quilleash-Nelson, whom the Independent conveniently ignored in the article...

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Posted by Tannim on 08/10/2016 at 10:34 AM

Re: “Goat Patch Brewing launches at Lincoln

Great news! Welcome to the Lincoln Center, ONEN and Roswell neighborhoods.

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Posted by Kenny Stahl on 08/10/2016 at 9:30 AM

Re: “Thunder & Buttons II, 2 Luchos, El Padrino Mexicano

El paldrino....with all that restaurant experience...what a joke

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Posted by Brian Witzke on 08/10/2016 at 8:55 AM

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