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A "Modern" Problem


Last updated 7/29/2020 at 2:28pm

First, let me say I am so happy the library is open again! I went and was quite surprised to see it was quite empty. I thought it might be as full as they will let it be! Anyway, I came across a story that I thought was fun. Not for the people of the time, but one that everyone knows about now.

In 1937 Colorado Springs brought in many modern conveniences. One of these was the pesky parking meter! This brought problems to everyone. Not quite what you expected. People did not expect some things, but other things, yes. The newspapers carried instructions as to what was expected, as well as cer...

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