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Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus (8) watches as he misses a field goal against the Miami Dolphins during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus (8) watches as he misses a field goal against the Miami Dolphins during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday,...
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Joel Miller leaves the City Council chambers Monday, November 24, 2014 after announcing his resignation from City Council. At the same press conference Miller also announced announced his intentions to run for mayor. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Joel Miller leaves the City Council chambers Monday, November 24, 2014 after announcing his resignation from City Council. At the same press conference Miller...
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Portrait of a mother and her son
Portrait of a mother and her son
Jihab Khayyam, of St. Louis, left, gets out of his car and honks his horn to show solidarity with demonstrators as they march through traffic protesting the...
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Members of the AdAmAn Club hike Barr Trail to summit Pikes Peak and shoot off fireworks on New Year’s Eve, 1938. The tradition has continued and, the group includes a new official member in the climb each year. Courtesy of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Members of the AdAmAn Club hike Barr Trail to summit Pikes Peak and shoot off fireworks on New Year’s Eve, 1938. The tradition has continued and, the group...
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Joel Miller said there is a dire need for change in Colorado Springs, and that is why he has jumped into the fray for mayor. (Monica Mendoza, The Gazette)
Joel Miller said "there is a dire need for change" in Colorado Springs, and that is why he has jumped into the fray for mayor. (Monica Mendoza, The Gazette)
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The Blue Spruce is native to the Rocky Mountains and a popular Christmas tree choice locally. Courtesy of Harding Nursery, Inc.
The Blue Spruce is native to the Rocky Mountains and a popular Christmas tree choice locally. Courtesy of Harding Nursery, Inc.