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  • Ancient clay seals may shed light on biblical era

    JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Impressions from ancient clay seals found at a small site in Israel east of Gaza are signs of government in an area thought to be entirely rural during the 10th century B.C., says Mississippi State University archaeologist James W. Hardin. This could indicate that Biblical accounts...

  • Empty Stocking Fund: REACH Pikes Peak helps single mom excel

    By Ellie Cole Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    This is one of a series of stories about the nonprofit agencies that receive money from The Gazette/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign that runs through the holidays. Shellonda Reeves moved from North Carolina to Colorado Springs looking for a change and a clean start....

  • Colorado Springs native to head Catholic Charities

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    A Colorado Springs native has been tabbed to lead Catholic Charities of Central Colorado. Andy Barton was named the nonprofit's new president and chief executive, a role he will assume on Jan. 12, according to the organization. He replaces Mark Rohlena, who left this year to become...

  • Annual gift giveaway to be held Saturday

    BY JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A venerable giveaway spanning more than three decades and helping thousands of children each holiday season will return this year, five days before Christmas. The giveaway began in 1983 and has since ballooned into an hours-long spectacle helping thousands of people each year. Upon...

  • Empty Stocking Fund: Catholic Charities helps single mom bridge gaps

    By Ellie Cole Special to The Gazette -
    Yesterday

    This is one of a series of stories about the nonprofit agencies that receive money from The Gazette/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign that runs through the holidays. Victoria Stone became a single mom when she was 20. "All I had was a high school education," she...

  • Empty Stocking Fund: Salvation Army helps couple get back on its feet

    By Ellie cole Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    This is one of a series of stories about the nonprofit agencies that receive money from The Gazette/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign that runs through the holidays. Three years ago, Melissa and her husband, David, lost good jobs because of the economy. "We were...

  • Empty Stocking Fund: Woman on fixed income gets hand up from Tri-Lakes Cares

    By Anslee Wolfe Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    This is one of a series of stories about the nonprofit agencies that receive money from The Gazette/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign that runs through the holidays. Anne Krill had a job she adored when medical issues caused her to retire. She underwent surgery for hip...

  • Empty Stocking Fund: From homeless teen to teacher with helping hand from Urban Peak

    By Katie O'Keefe Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    This is one of a series of stories about the nonprofit agencies that receive money from The Gazette/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign that runs through the holidays. When Evelyn Cruzat was 17 years old, she didn't have any place to go. She had been in and out of foster...

  • Colorado Springs woman: When bad things happen - sometimes miracles do, too

    BY Lisa Walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Miracles can come in many forms. Just ask LaDonna Robertson. The 53-year-old Colorado Springs resident lost her job this year after struggling with carpal tunnel syndrome. On the fifth anniversary of her mother's death in July, Robertson was diagnosed with breast cancer. A week...

  • Empty Stocking Fund: Mercy's Gate helps couple through setbacks caused by injuries

    By Ellie Cole Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    This is one of a series of stories about the nonprofit agencies that receive money from The Gazette/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign that runs through the holidays. Kristianna Anderson was in a car wreck last year that left her with a brain injury. Her car...

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