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  • The Country Life: Cruelty to animals - Is there a difference between pets and farm animals?

    By Bill Radford bill.radford@gazette -
    Updated: 49 min ago

    How do you define cruelty to animals? Colorado statutes offer a detailed definition that includes such actions as torturing, tormenting, needlessly mutilating or depriving an animal of "necessary sustenance." But while it seems pretty black and white, the issue, in reality, involves...

  • California rock climber dies in Zion National Park

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Park Service says a 47-year-old California man rock-climbing in Utah's Zion National Park died over the weekend after falling in a canyon. Park officials say Christopher H. Spencer of San Jose died Sunday after plunging about 80 feet down a steep...

  • Art for the Cure exhibit to close with silent auction, awards

    By Kelly Anderson, kelly.anderson@gazette.com
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Sponsored Content: The Bridge Gallery will host an exhibit closing for “Art for the Cure: The Courageous and Beautiful” from noon-3 p.m. on Sunday. The ceremony will feature a silent auction and an awards ceremony for the People’s Choice Winner. The gallery, located at 218 W. Colorado...

  • Interruptions set for DART rail in downtown Dallas

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — Light rail service in downtown Dallas will be halted for six weekends including the Thanksgiving holiday during repairs to Dallas Area Rapid Transit lines. DART shuttle buses will be in place to serve the affected downtown stations. DART says the rail service...

  • The Survival Doctor: Hand-washing helps stop spread of disease

    By James Hubbard Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    It's quite frustrating when the best advice we get on how to avoid the latest scary virus going around is "wash your hands." Argh! That's all? No herb, vitamin, tonic or miracle drug we can take and poof, we're protected? Sorry, no such luck. True, we do have immunizations against...

  • Bodies found of 2 South Koreans in Thai boat crash

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BANGKOK (AP) — The bodies of two South Korean tourists were found in waters near Thailand's southern resort city of Phuket on Tuesday, two days after the tourist boat they were in collided with a fishing vessel, police said. Marine police and volunteer rescuers found and retrieved the...

  • Planetariums offer safe view of partial eclipse

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — People wanting to safely catch a glimpse of the upcoming partial solar eclipse will get their opportunity at events hosted by two Illinois planetariums. The Adler Planetarium in Chicago says the partial eclipse will begin at 4:36 p.m. on Thursday. The peak — when the...

  • Colorado Springs conference to tackle the realities of aging

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Today's adults are facing aging in new ways and on multiple fronts, often caring for ailing parents as they themselves confront the realities of change. To help the community plan for adjustments that come with aging, The Gazette will host a one-day Successful Aging Expo on Nov. 1...

  • The People's Pharmacy: Patient in pain outraged over new hydrocodone rules

    By Joe Graedon, M.S., and Teresa Graedon, Ph.D. King Features Syndicate -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    On Oct. 6, a Drug Enforcement Administration decision to restrict access to hydrocodone combination pain relievers (HCPs) went into effect. Medications such as Lortab, Norco, Vicodin and generic formulations have moved from Schedule III to Schedule II. The difference between...

  • Eat Well: Pink peppercorns may cause allergic reactions

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Pink peppercorns can be dangerous to people with tree nut allergies. Who knew? As soon as Janet and Mike Johnston, the owners of the Savory Spice Shop parent company in Denver, had that fact brought to their attention, they alerted customers. "We've always known that they (pink...

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