Colorado Springs Gazette - Test

Happy Friday

Here's a bit of news to get your day started.

*Coronavirus - Cases in Colorado are up to 12 now. Toilet paper and hand sanitizer are flying off the shelves, and Colorado Springs officials are preparing for a potential economic slowdown that could hurt the city's tax revenue....Read more.

*Podcast - Have you listened to The Gazette's Colorado Cold Case podcast yet? The latest season, 'The Lonely Hearts Murders,' examines the unsolved killings of Cassandra Rundle and her two school-aged children in February 1985. 🎧 Give it a listen here.

*Lynyrd Skynyrd is coming to Colorado - The Classic Southern rock band popular for hits including "Free Bird" and "Sweet Home Alabama" will bring its "Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour" to Red Rocks later this year....Read more.

(ALSO: 🎀 Check out more of the Red Rocks 2020 concert lineup here🎀)

*Famous people born on March 10 - Singer Carrie Underwood (36), action star Chuck Norris (79), singer Robin Thicke, actress Olivia Wilde (35), actor Jon Hamm (49) and actress Sharon Stone (61). πŸŽ‚

Scroll down to find five stories you won't want to miss. πŸ‘‡

PHOTO OF THE DAY

PHOTO OF THE DAY

Back-to-back art competitionABOVE: Tattoo judge Mario Martinez comments on some of the detailing in a body tattoo with an Asian theme at the 28th annual Colorado Tattoo Competition. It was held at the Colorado Springs Event Center on Sunday and is the longest running competition in the state.

Photos by JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

Pikes Pick:Look to the sky for a light show

Stay up late Tuesday night, midnightish or so, and early Wednesday morning for the Perseid meteor shower. Flat on your back, looking at the cloudless sky, maybe 50-70 light shows. β€” Linda Navarro