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  • Volunteer spirit will be on display on Veterans Day

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    Veterans young and old will gather in Colorado Springs on Tuesday to mark Veterans Day. They will lay ceremonial wreaths, sing and pray. And when it's over, Carmen Pesek will go back to her house. For a nap. "When we get done and get home, I can't even unload the car," Pesek...

  • Downtown Colorado Springs churches to host community hymn sing

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    To celebrate Thanksgiving and the greater faith fellowship, three downtown churches in Colorado Springs will host a progressive Community Hymn Sing, 2-4 p.m. Nov. 22, starting at All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. Last year's community sing, which served as the seventh...

  • Veterans tell about their time in service: World War II: Shot down over Germany

    By michael S. Humphreys Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    Tech. Sgt. Charles W. "Chuck" Blaney was seven missions from going back to his parents' home in Chicago when the B-24 he was in was hit by German fighters and crashed in a small German village near Hamburg. The tide had turned for the Allies in early 1945, but Blaney would spend his...

  • Colorado Springs residents recall childhood marked by reunification of Germany

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    They met eight months ago amid the breads and raisin-apple strudel in the kitchen of Wimberger's Old World Bakery in Colorado Springs. It was a serendipitous moment for the bakery employees - Claudia Hage, 31, and Stephanie Morris, 34. They say their new friendship would never have...

  • Side Streets: Collection sheds light on Jewish life in Colorado Springs area

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    Retired teachers Jane and Bob Neff felt an obligation to give back to their community. So as the 40th anniversary of Temple Shalom approached in 2011, they scanned hundreds of photos and made digital copies for a slide show. It was a natural outgrowth of their retirement business,...

  • Gay rights stand at evangelical college causes uproar

    By RACHEL ZOLL The Associated Press -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    WENHAM, Mass. - D. Michael Lindsay thought he was on safe political ground when he signed the letter. President Barack Obama was about to expand job protection for gays employed by federal contractors. Under the proposed changes, faith-based charities with federal grants worried they...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 9

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    Music/Drama Sunday Gospel Concert - Featuring Lorraine Coke-Clark and John Remon, to benefit the Colorado Prince Hall Foundation Scholarship Fund, 
2 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive, $15-$35; 476-2200, stargazerstheatre.com. "The Wizard of Oz Musical"...

  • Pakistan arrests 45 in killing of Christian couple

    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police in Pakistan say they have arrested as many as 45 Muslims in connection with the killing of a Christian couple for allegedly desecrating the Quran. Local police officer Mohammad Iqbal says the arrests were made before dawn Wednesday in the town of Kot Radha...

  • Side Streets: Brown Bombers enshrinement a miracle 65 years in making

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    Miracles do happen. I witnessed one Tuesday night. A miracle 65 years in the making. That's certainly the belief of the five surviving members of Colorado Springs' all-black baseball team, the legendary Brown Bombers. They were among the honorees Tuesday when the Colorado Springs...

  • Amid debate, Vatican official calls Brittany Maynard's death 'reprehensible'

    CBS News
    Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    The Vatican's top bioethics official calls "reprehensible" the suicide of an American woman suffering terminal brain cancer who stated she wanted to die with dignity, according to a CBS News report. Monsignor Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, the head of the Pontifical Academy for Life,...

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