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Colorado travel calendar starting Aug. 2, 2015

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Colorado Calendar

Call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone numbers without a designated area code are 719.


Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 2, 2015

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"An English Summer Soirée" and High Tea - With Gilbert & Sullivan's "Trial by Jury," 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St.,...

University hosts forum on innovation in hospitality, tourism


COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina is hosting a forum on innovation and entrepreneurship in the tourism and hospitality industries.

The second annual event begins with a reception Sunday...

China to close Beijing's airports during military parade


BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have announced they will close Beijing's two airports during a military parade next month to mark the anniversary of victory over Japan in World War II.

Flights will be...

Favre inducted into Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame


JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Brett Favre certainly seems to be enjoying his post-NFL life.

The 45-year-old former quarterback spends most of his time around Hattiesburg hanging out with old friends or watching his...

Zimbabwean authorities restrict hunting after lion killing


HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists was killed, and is investigating the killing of another lion in April that...

Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact


JOHANNESBURG (AP) — When Cecil the lion's carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunter, it was a headless, skinless skeleton the vultures had...

Tourists flock to gawk at massive highway bridge projects


ON THE ST. CROIX RIVER, Minn. (AP) — Jockeying for a rail spot on the third-floor deck of a St. Croix River paddlewheel boat starts an hour before departure. Up there are prime views of the towering piers,...