AAA Michigan projects 1.2M to travel over Labor Day weekend

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan projects roughly 1.2 million Michigan residents will travel away from home this Labor Day weekend, the most since 2008.

The Dearborn-based auto club said Monday that its...

Austria inspects trucks for migrants, creates 18-mile backup

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Austria stepped up vehicle inspections Monday at its Hungarian border after 71 migrants apparently suffocated in a truck, creating a huge traffic jam on the main Budapest-Vienna...

Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggle

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan's government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the...

Colorado Springs worshippers with disabilities search for acceptance in pews

By: Stephanie Earls and Stephen Hobbs The Gazette

Fifty million Americans have some form of disability and those numbers continue to grow as the population ages, the number of children with autism and attention deficit disorders grows, and soldiers return home...

Proposed grizzly bear protection settlement heads to judge

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The state Land Board on Monday approved a proposed lawsuit settlement between Montana and three conservation groups that would protect grizzly bears while still allowing logging in two state...

Illinois' history museum is latest target in political fight

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The skeleton of a massive mastodon, thousands of Native American artifacts and a giant shark could be the next casualties in an increasingly ugly fight over Illinois' state budget that has...

The Country Life: A country landscape dominated by bicycles

By: Bill RaDFORD bill.radford@gazette.com

I've seen a variety of fences in the country - from white picket to barbed wire - but the fence in front of J.B. Burgtorf's place is one of a kind.

It's lined with bicycles.

"You'd be amazed by how...

Colorado Springs area events for seniors starting Aug. 31, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson

Unless noted, events take place at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., and registration is required: 387-6000, csseniorcenter.com. If cost not listed, call Senior Center for information.

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