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  • GUEST COLUMN: Response to Sen. Cadman's op-ed: There's a lot more to the story

    Morgan Carroll and Rollie Heath Guest column -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Sen. Bill Cadman, in a Colorado Springs Gazette op/ed, went to great lengths to paint a gloom and doom portrait, calling the state of Colorado's economic recovery "lackluster" and "tepid." He downplayed a 5.1 percent unemployment rate (the lowest since September 2008), as well as the...

  • LETTERS: Marijuana stores are not different

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    Pot stores are not different I was pleased to read in a Gazette editorial that you support the right of the people to vote on matters important to them. I find curious, though, your criticism of the Manitou City Council for following the expressed will of the people to allow...

  • EDITORIAL: State senate changed a year ago today

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    A year ago today, Colorado celebrated a milestone with the swearing in of state Sen. Bernie Herpin - a moderate Republican lots of Democrats like. Today's anniversary marks the choice of voters to liberate Colorado from the heavy-handed influence of then-New York Mayor Michael...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Feminist leader confronts Sen. Udall

    By DEBBIE BROWN
    Updated: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    "No one should come between a woman and her doctor." I agreed with Sen. Mark Udall when he uttered these words in his recent debate with Cory Gardner. But they don't square with the senator's decisive vote for Obamacare. As the executive director of the Colorado Women's Alliance, I...

  • LETTERS: It starts in our skies; affordable child care

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    It starts in our skies After 25 years of serving our military members and their families as an employee of USAA, I continue to be amazed at the courage and selfless sacrifice the members of our armed forces demonstrate. In the 67 years since our government created a separate Air...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Time for new ideas to diversify America's pastime

    By Gene A. Budig
    Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    Major League Baseball posted its 11th consecutive year of record industry revenues with an all-time high exceeding $8 billion in 2013. And now some within the game believe that MLB will reach $10 billion in 2014. Truly amazing for a sport that some regard as archaic and no longer...

  • Endorsement: Elect Cory Gardner to U.S. Senate

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    It's hard to make a case for re-electing U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, who has done more than most to impose President Barack Obama's agenda. On all important policies affecting the economy, foreign policy, energy, education and health care, Udall has sided with an Obama platform of...

  • Confronting radical Islam on American turf

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    When Alton Nolen, alias Jah'Keem Yisrael, beheaded a co-worker at a food processing plant in Moore, Okla., the FBI responded by downplaying any terrorist threat and dubbing the incident one of "workplace violence." This has naturally caused controversy, especially given the almost...

  • LETTERS:

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    Support companies that create jobs Entrepreneurs are building businesses at a faster pace than ever in our state. Energy and environmental businesses are coming here in droves because of our abundant natural resources. As responsible residents, it's on us to cultivate an environment...

  • GUEST COLUMN: A combined effort to prevent child abuse and neglect fatalities

    Michael Bennet
    Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    In 2012, Congress and the president authorized the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities. Its mission is to study the issues related to abuse and neglect and develop a national strategy and set of recommendations that can bring about immediate change. Through the...

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