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Westside Neighbors to host mayoral, city council forum

Westside Neighbors to host mayoral, city council forum

The Organization of Westside Neighbors has scheduled an event Tuesday, Feb, 24, aimed at allowing the community to get to know the city’s mayoral and City Council candidates. The event, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Westside Community Center (17th and Bijou streets), will include a two-hour forum as well as meet-and-greet time before and after, according… Continue Reading Westside Neighbors to host mayoral, city council forum

  Organizers of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge estimate that more than 1 million people will line Colorado roads this week to watch some of the world’s top cyclists.   The nearly 700-mile race starts Monday at 10 a.m. in Durango. Cyclists will ride through Mancos and Dolores, over Lizard Head Pass and end in… Continue Reading Over 1 million expected to watch Colo. bike race

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  A deep hole in a highway north of Leadville may force changes to the route for the USA Pro Challenge bicycle race.   State highway workers are still trying to figure out how to repair a 20-foot-wide, 100-foot-deep hole that prompted the closure of U.S. 24. The Colorado Department of Transportation says the hole… Continue Reading Hole in highway may force bicycle race detour

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Springs places 5th, all according to plan

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Colorado Springs made an intentional bid on one of the last legs of the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge race with the understanding that later stages promise even bigger slices of the economic pie. In the 2012 race, which is classified as second only to the Tour de France, cyclists will race out of Breckenridge… Continue Reading Springs places 5th, all according to plan

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International media coverage is putting the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in the spotlight. Continue Reading Pikes Peak Hill Climb: More attention, more popular

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Ex-teacher wins suit against Colo. Springs schools

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A Colorado Springs man has been awarded more than $300,000 in a lawsuit claiming he didn’t get jobs in Colorado Springs School District 11 because he’s black. A federal jury in Denver found in favor of George Christopher Ash, awarding him $303,178 in damages Friday after a weeklong trial. The Gazette in Colorado Springs reports… Continue Reading Ex-teacher wins suit against Colo. Springs schools

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