At least 100 cities have law like one Colorado Springs may enact

By: BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com

At least 100 of 187 major U.S. cities have "sit-lie" ordinances similar to the one proposed by the Colorado Springs City Council, a national study shows.

Whether they're effective depends on how they're...

Court sides with Uber drivers to expand case over pay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the...

Retro salad dressings worth bring back

By: Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

Today we take a look at old-fashioned salad dressings. Think Louis, Caesar and green goddess, all with California roots and born around the early 1920s.

Let's start with the shrimp Louis salad. I love the...

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun allows Gazette's Paul Klee exclusive access for one day

By: Paul Klee, The Gazette

If Troy Calhoun had his way, the NCAA would implement a salary cap for coaches, the Air Force football schedule would never include a bye week, Peyton Manning would be declared the greatest to ever play and ESPN...

Stock your freezer with fruit while you can - and make pops!

By: MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press

The autumn produce season catches me off-guard every year. As we glide from the hot days of August into the cooler months ahead, we never quite know when the magic moment arrives that we have seen our last bit of...

Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no choice but to make...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks are ready to roll into the Rose City

By: ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com

The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC knows what has to be done this weekend in Portland. The Rose City or Portland will be the place at 4 p.m. Saturday, when the Switchbacks have to grab three points with a win for...

Dry furmints creating quite a buzz in the wine world

By: Rich Mauro Special to The Gazette

I am willing to bet a survey of American wine drinkers would reveal that the vast majority have no idea Hungary is home to a world-class wine region. That wine region is Tokaj (pronounced toe-keye).

I bet...