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Manitou makerspace team builds bionic hand for local girl

- 0 - Thu, Feb 4, 2016

The team at Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) is putting its technical and creative genius to work for a worthy cause: the group is building a bionic hand for a 13-year-old Colorado Springs girl.

Delaney Hurst was born with an underdeveloped...

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Visit downtown Colorado Springs in February for culture, arts tours
By: - 0 Thu, Feb 4, 2016

Downtown Partnership serves as the catalytic champion for Downtown Colorado Springs, which has been designated by the State of Colorado’s Colorado...

Feds issue reminder: Test students or risk losing funding
By: - 0 Tue, Feb 2, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The U.S. Education Department is not relenting on requirements to test students on math and language arts abilities, despite the end...

School districts spend big to lure students during choice week
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Many public school systems spend thousands of dollars each year to attract students. Money well spent, officials say.

"Marketing is an...

Bedtime story collaboration between Colorado Springs parent and child turns into successful book
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, Jan 25, 2016

"Once upon a time, there was a girl named .?"

"Crystal."

"OK. Once upon a time, Crystal was walking down the street pulling a wagon...

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Great Clips raises record-breaking $53,836 for Children’s Hospital Colorado
By: - 0 Tue, Jan 19, 2016

NONPROFIT NEWS: With each snip of their shears, Great Clips stylists are giving local kids the gift of a healthier, happier future while giving their...

Colorado couples forgo traditional wedding ceremony, self solemnize their marriage
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Jan 18, 2016

Michael Lascuola and his wife did it in their living room. Robin Tapp and her husband did it at the top of Wilkerson Pass and Jennifer Schafer and...

Easy, needle-felted critters can make easy display items
By: - 0 Sun, Jan 17, 2016

For making crafts, fast and easy always win. Adorable doesn't hurt, either.

Needle felting hits all three targets.

"It's got one of the...

AROUND TOWN: National Charity League a moms and daughters project
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 17, 2016

One of the most important - and most special - times together in their mother- daughter lives is how one mom described National Charity League.

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‘The people who stick around’: Mentors make a difference in lives of local youth by showing up
By: - 0 Tue, Jan 12, 2016

NONPROFIT NEWS: Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region offers more than 30 national programs within five core areas: education and career...

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