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  • Colorado Springs native battles it out on Food Network's 'The Great Food Truck Race'

    By TERRY TERRONES terry.terrones@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    Colorado Springs native Nicole Hoffman, a graduate of Doherty High School, moves on to the second stage of "The Great Food Truck Race." The fifth season airs Sunday on the Food Network channel. Hosted by celebrity chef Tyler Florence, the series features eight teams of rookie food...

  • The Every. 'Simpsons.' Ever. marathon starts tomorrow.

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    The 12 day "Simpsons" marathon starts tomorrow. 25 seasons, 552 episodes, one movie, all on the FXX network. Pretty sure the extra "X" stands for "Xtreme." I'll be watching periodically. Just wish my DVR was big enough to hold that much programming.

  • KOAA-TV welcomes new morning anchor

    By TERRY TERRONES terry.terrones@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Local NBC affiliate KOAA-TV announced today that Shellene Cockrell, a Colorado Springs native and 1994 Miss Colorado, will soon be joining Adam Atchison on the station's morning anchor desk. A former reporter and anchor for KWGN in Denver, the Mitchell High School graduate is also the...

  • Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    NEW YORK — Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on "Saturday Night Live." Don Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose resonant voice-over style was widely...

  • Oil pipeline opponents plan concert in cornfield

    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast. Bold Nebraska said Monday the concert will be held Sept. 27 on a farm...

  • Bike movies and movies with bikes inspire, amuse

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Imagine a scene, one in which we first meet our dashing hero face-to-face as he emerges - unscathed, despite all odds - from dispatching a band of would-be marauders lurking over yonder rise. Our hero sweeps in, oozing tasteful chest hair and testosterone . on his Schwinn. Yeah....

  • Love of bikes bonds father, son despite distance

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    If you were a kid in a certain neighborhood in Minneapolis about 15 years ago, and you had an old, ratty, snaggle-spoke bike so broke no repair guy wanted to touch it, Dean Carr was the bike man for you. Carr loved bikes, especially the ones that needed it the most. "Dean loved...

  • TINSELTOWN TALKS: A stamp of approval for Van Johnson

    By NICK THOMAS Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sun, Aug 17, 2014

    The 1940s have been called the decade of the bobby-soxer, a time when young girls with a fondness for short socks developed an infatuation for pop singers and movie stars of the day. One source of their youthful admiration was Van Johnson, a Hollywood heartthrob with an endearing...

  • Lessons of stigmas, stereotypes in Williams' death

    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard Jeni of the two sharing words of encouragement and gentle ribbing. "The next day I heard he put a gun in his mouth and blew his...

  • Mr. T pities criminals as he awaits jury duty

    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — Lawrence Tureaud, better known as Mr. T, was in true form as he waited outside a suburban Chicago courthouse to be called for jury duty. Sporting his usual Mohawk and wearing an FBI sweatshirt and hat, but not a gold chain, the star of "Rocky III" and TV's...

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