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  • Terminally ill 'death with dignity' advocate dies at 29

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. — A young woman who moved to Oregon to take advantage of the state's assisted-suicide law took lethal drugs prescribed by a doctor and has died, a spokesman said Sunday. Brittany Maynard, 29, was diagnosed with brain cancer on New Year's Day and was later given six...

  • Faith and Family: New Bible highlights 'Duck Dynasty' clan's core values

    By Carla Hinton The Oklahoman -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    The Rev. Al Robertson has the distinction of being the most clean shaven man in his family and a preacher for the past 25 years. He left the family business for full-time ministry but last year rejoined the now famous Duck Commander duck call company from the hit reality TV show...

  • Big hike brings big questions for Colorado Springs man

    By lance benzel -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    When Wesley Trimble wrapped up a 2,660-mile trek on the Pacific Crest Trail in September, he might have become the first person with cerebral palsy to complete the hike. The experience offered more proof that a permanent limp can't deter him, but it also spawned a vexing question....

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 2, 2014

    Published: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama sunday "Chamber Music in the Pines - Ravel, Beethoven, Beach - Temporal and Eternal" - 2:30-4 p.m., Benet Hill Monastery, 3190 Benet Lane, $10-$20; 633-0655, benethill Fountain Creek Brass Band - 3-4:15 p.m., First Christian...

  • New, 100-bed warming shelter opens in Colorado Springs

    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    Last winter when temperatures dipped dangerously low, Salvation Army staff had to squeeze in far more people than could safely and comfortably fit in the RJ Montgomery Center shelter. "There were some nights where we went up to 49 beds," said Maj. Richard Larson, coordinator for the...

  • Pope maps out personal (and progressive) policy

    NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has made some of the most important policy speeches of his pontificate in recent days, catching up for lost time following months of attention to bureaucratic reform and the turbulent meeting of bishops on family issues that just ended. Often speaking...

  • Mormons address mystery surrounding undergarments

    By BRADY McCOMBS The Associated Press -
    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY - The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about what it considers a symbol of Latter-day Saints' devotion to God....

  • Google fined for showing cleavage on street view

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    NEWSER) – The latestembarrassment for Google Street View: Google has been fined more than $2,000 after its mapping feature showed an image of a woman's cleavage. A Montreal judge found that Maria Pia Grillo's privacy was invaded in having "part of her breast...

  • Side Streets: Readers respond to family in need; mayor responds to neglect

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Time for a couple of updates, and I'll start with a big thank-you to Side Streets readers. It never seems to fail. I mention a Colorado Springs resident facing tough times and immediately hands are raised to help. In this case, it was the story of the Pfennigs family. You might...

  • Colorado girls' jihadi quest stirs Muslim communities' fear

    SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    AURORA — The strange journey of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria has many in their close-knit east African community worried about whether their own children will be the next to be lured to terror. The girls' voyage has...