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Colorado Springs twins finish high school with same GPA, share valedictorian honors
Colorado Springs twins finish high school with same GPA, share valedictorian honors

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 3 hr ago

If Virginia and Katie McGrath were gamblers, they'd be rich. In what seems like astronomical odds, the 18-year-old twin sisters earned the same grade...

Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero
Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

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NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom Friday, authorities said,...

Colorado Springs community invited to public retirement party for D-11 Superintendent Nicholas Gledich
Colorado Springs community invited to public retirement party for D-11 Superintendent Nicholas Gledich

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

The public is invited to a retirement send-off for Nicholas Gledich, superintendent of Colorado Springs School District 11. The party will be from...

As state cuts back, Colorado college student costs soar
As state cuts back, Colorado college student costs soar

By: - 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

DENVER — In 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. Two decades and...

Video shows staff acted appropriately in enforcing Colorado Springs school's dress code, principal says
Video shows staff acted appropriately in enforcing Colorado Springs school's dress code, principal says

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

Allegations of staff misconduct during a dress code protest at Holmes Middle School two weeks ago seem to be "completely unfounded and a product of...

Fun facts about Air Force Academy graduating Class of 2018
Fun facts about Air Force Academy graduating Class of 2018

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

The Air Force Academy has released statistics on the 984 cadets expected to graduate Wednesday at a ceremony that features a speech from Defense...

Post-Air Force Academy training: What happens after the cadets graduate
Post-Air Force Academy training: What happens after the cadets graduate

By: - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

The Air Force Academy released statistics on the 984 cadets expected to graduate Wednesday at a ceremony that features a speech from Defense Secretary...

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Liam, Emma lead top baby names in US for 2017
Liam, Emma lead top baby names in US for 2017

By: - 0 Fri, May 11, 2018

Emma and Liam were the most frequently chosen baby names for 2017. For the fourth year in a row, Emma was the top girl's name according to the annual...

Other states looking at 'free-range parenting' after Utah law creates buzz
Other states looking at 'free-range parenting' after Utah law creates buzz

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 10, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY — After Utah passed the country's first law legalizing so-called free-range parenting, groups in states from New York to Texas are...

Utah's 'free-range parenting' law said to be first in the nation
Utah's 'free-range parenting' law said to be first in the nation

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 28, 2018

It all started when Lenore Skenazy let her 9-year-old ride the subway home alone. She gave him a map, a MetroCard, a $20 bill and - just in case - some...

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Colorado Springs area home and garden events starting May 26, 2017
Colorado Springs area home and garden events starting May 26, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 2 hr ago

Home and garden events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, May 27
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, May 27

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:      BREW Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival — Top barbecue...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 25 includes Taylor Swift
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 25 includes Taylor Swift

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 23 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Friday in the Colorado Springs area and beyond, from the Taylor Swift stadium concert in Denver to MeadowGrass...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting May 25, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment.

Colorado Springs area beer related events starting May 24, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

Festivals, specials and other beer-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 26
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 26

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC

Colorado Springs area stage events starting May 24, 2018
Colorado Springs area stage events starting May 24, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

Plays, comedy acts and other stage events in and around Colorado Springs.

Ten reasons you need to see the Switchbacks

Wed, Aug 10, 2016 - 9:19 AM 0

Flying high in third place in the Western Conference standings, the Switchbacks are facing a tough challenge with just five regular season...

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