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We’re number one! Sort of …

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Let’s see – if residents of Boulder are the happiest folks in America, and residents of Colorado Springs are just a little less cheerful, coming in 37th, what does that mean? I’ll tell you: Absolutely nothing. These made-up “best place” rankings, which local boosters often point to with such pride, are utter fabrications, invented to […]

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Livin’ the dream (city)

Monday, July 20, 2009

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After months of hype and hundreds of column inches of high-minded rhetoric, the Gazette’s ‘Dream City’ project culminated with a much-touted meeting at Coronado High School.  Three hundred people showed up – an impressive turnout for an earnest few hours of community-minded heavy liftin’, especially on a radiant Saturday morning.  I didn’t go – too […]

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