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  • Michelle Obama urges Denver voters to be the difference

    BY MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazettte.com -
    Updated: 2 min ago

    DENVER - First Lady Michelle Obama urged a Denver crowd of about 1,500 supporters Thursday to be the votes that tip the scales for Democrats in Colorado during next month's midterm elections. "A lot of people were shocked when Barack won because they were counting on people like us...

  • Online tool enables monitoring of CDOT projects

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    A new online tool will allow broadband companies to monitor transportation projects, the Governor's Office announced Thursday. The new webpage and alert system lets companies keep track of upcoming conduit, fiber and utility trenching projects by the Colorado Department of...

  • Colorado Springs area haunted houses spread seasonal frights

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 49 min ago

    Fear is subjective: Spiders, clowns, a former storefront full of screaming teenagers. What tingles our nerves, sets our hearts racing and makes our palms damp - a hardwired physiological response meant to alert us to potentially perilous situations - is entirely personal. Thankfully...

  • Map: Search Halloween events throughout the Colorado Springs area

    Maria St. Louis-Sanchez
    Updated: 49 min ago

    Check out our latest Halloween events!

  • List: Halloween events for adults in the Colorado Springs area

    By Carlotta, The Gazette -
    Updated: 50 min ago

    Oct. 24-31: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" - Presented by Fire and Ice Theatrical, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25, Oct. 29-31, Club Q, 3430 N. Academy Blvd., for ages 18 and older, $10-$20; 422-9423, tinyurl.com/lczmav8. Oct. 25: BloodLux Bash - Food trucks, creative drinks, entertainment...

  • Crosses for Losses pooch has own cross to bear

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: 58 min ago

    Deja Boogie Ann Davis shakes her head and off flies her froufrou pink headband - the one with the white daisies on it. But her rhinestone-studded collar stays in place, drawing attention to what a pretty girl she is. Actually, she prefers her pink spiky collar and regularly begs for...

  • Burrito chain urged to drop 'illegal' from name

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FORT COLLINS — Some people are urging the Colorado burrito chain Illegal Pete's to change its name because of the way the word "illegal" has been used to describe immigrants. The Coloradan (http://noconow.co/1wpoTne ) reports that about 30 people gathered in Fort Collins...

  • Terrible smell closes part of Powers motor vehicle office, voter services open

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    An unexpected and smelly mechanical issue temporarily closed the motor vehicle portion of the Southeast Powers El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office on Thursday. Spokesman Ryan Parsell announced the closure shortly before noon and emphasized that voter services are available. A...

  • Will the ghost of Emma Crawford haunt the Manitou Springs coffin races?

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Parade of coffins and antique hearses, noon Saturday, coffin races will follow parade, along Manitou Avenue; after-
party with food, drinks, music and costume contests, Soda Springs Park, 35 Park Ave., Manitou Springs, free 685-5089, manitousprings.org. Coffin race viewing tips: -...

  • Police search for armed man who assaulted woman in Colorado Springs

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    A man threatened a woman with a gun, chased her down and then assaulted her Wednesday evening in southeast Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs police received several 911 calls around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday about an assault involving a woman and a man with a gun in the area of Gahart...

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