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  • Big money contributed, spent in race for Colorado governor

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Money has poured into the Colorado governor's race over the last two weeks - more than $500,000 to the candidates alone - as Gov. John Hickenlooper and Bob Beauprez try to win over voters before ballots go out in early October. Hickenlooper, a Democrat, led the two-week campaign...

  • Ballot Countdown: Campaign news and notes

    By Megan schrader megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Hip-hop star to
moderate debate A gubernatorial debate next week that's focused on including third-party candidates will be moderated by Professor Griff from the hip-hop group Public Enemy. The debate is organized by the Free & Equal Elections Foundation and begins at 7 p.m....

  • 5 things to know about the Stanley Cup before Tuesday's visit to Colorado Springs

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The Stanley Cup is coming to town and is available for photos ops. "Sir Stanley in the Springs 2014" is a free event from 4-6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Broadmoor World Arena. The visit is in preparation of the faceoff between the Colorado Avalanche and the Los Angeles Kings, the 2014...

  • Colorado Springs, El Paso County leaders unite in effort to spare military cuts in region

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON - Political rivalries and local squabbles subsided Tuesday as Pikes Peak region politicians and business leaders hit the Pentagon in a bid to spare El Paso County's five military bases from steep budget cuts. While Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach and El Paso County...

  • PHOTOS: P.F. Chang's horses painted pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    P.F. Chang's painted the two 11-foot Warrior Horses outside the restaurant pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Tuesday. With 317 horses being painted nationwide, P.F. Chang's will donate a dollar to the National Breast Cancer Foundation for every selfie taken with the horses...

  • Cremated remains from Colorado found in drug suspect's car

    Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LOUISIANA, Mo. — A former Colorado funeral home worker tasked with spreading cremated ashes in the Rocky Mountains instead kept four people's remains in the trunk of his car for several years, police said. A Pike County sheriff's deputy found the ashes in four plastic boxes after...

  • Tuesday: Trending stories on Gazette.com

    The Gazette
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Here's what's trending on Gazette.com -Here's why Jeffco-like school protests probably won't happen in Colorado Springs The issues - teachers upset about pay and evaluations, and students worried about potential changes in a history curriculum - don't seem to resonate the same way...

  • The Country Life: Colorado Horsecare Foodbank offers helping hand to horse owners

    By Bill Radford bill.radford@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    When the plight of a group of horses in Black Forest came to light recently - more than a dozen dead, 10 others seized by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, the owner charged with animal cruelty - it was upsetting for all animal lovers. But the situation particularly rocked my wife...

  • Woman found in car in El Paso County identified, homicide ruled out

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    The death of a woman whose body was found in an SUV Sunday in east Colorado Springs will not be investigated as a homicide, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Dawn Frank, 28, of Simla, was identified as the victim but the cause and manner of death were pending a...

  • Mikaela Shiffrin gets street named for her in Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    AVON — In addition to her Olympic gold, Mikaela Shiffrin now has a street named after her. The community of Avon, near her home in Eagle-Vail, dedicated Mikaela Way on Monday. The Vail Daily (http://bit.ly/YMGxWw) reports that Shiffrin rode in an antique fire truck during a parade...

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