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  • Gay pride festival largest in Colorado Springs history

    by Emily Donovan emily.donovan@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Gay pride broke a record in Colorado Springs this weekend. More than 50,000 people came to America the Beautiful Park for cosPRIDE-FEST 24, Colorado Springs' annual gay pride festival, Saturday and Sunday according to police tally. Last year, 35,000 people attended. "I think the...

  • Simulated service begins on Metro's Silver Line

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro is simulating service on its new Silver Line, with just five days left before it opens to rail commuters. Metro began running Silver Line test trains on 11 miles of new track Sunday. The agency says riders on some other routes should expect delays this week,...

  • National park visitors mean $80 million to SC

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A new report finds that visitors to national parks in South Carolina spent almost $80 million and the parks supported 1,100 jobs last year. The report by economists with the U.S. Geological Survey found that more than 1.5 million visitors went to National...

  • Local doctor chronicles encounters behind bars

    By Rick cookson rick.cookson@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    Murderers and psychopaths aren't a physician's usual patients, but for Dr. William Wright, they're part of his daily practice. In his book, "Maximum Insecurity," Wright explains his experience with some of the most ruthless and dangerous offenders in the country as the physician at...

  • Add zing to notebooks, store-bought or DIY

    By KIM COOK The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    When it's time to start stocking the school backpack, it's easy to grab a stack of plain, boring notebooks. But since kids have to tote these things to and fro every day, why not trade the standard-issue ones for something snazzy and personalized? There are plenty of eye-catching...

  • Hidden in cracks and crevices, Miller moths once again invade Colorado homes

    By James Hagadorn Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    For my middle-of-the-night visits to our home's smallest room, I'm usually alone. But not lately. Nocturnal moths have invaded our home. Sometimes hidden in a hung towel or closet crack, these inch-long moths are everywhere. Yesterday one burst upward at my son from beneath a closed...

  • Pet notes: Colorado Springs-area calendar of events starting July 21, 2014

    The Gazette -
    Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado 9lives.com. Dreampower - For dogs, cats and small caged pets, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and noon-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Pet-Smart, 571 N. Academy Blvd.; 390-7838;...

  • Half of Colorado voters back Hobby Lobby ruling

    Associated Press
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    DENVER — A new poll says half of Colorado voters support the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling allowing some religiously oriented business to opt out of contraception coverage for their employees. The Quinnipiac (KWIHN'-ih-pee-ak) University poll released Monday found that 50...

  • NPS taking more comment on Lamar Ranch plan

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service is accepting more public comment on proposed infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park. The Park Service is accepting public comment until midnight Aug. 15 on the...

  • Visitors spent $700M in Arizona's national parks

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — A new report shows that visitors to Arizona's national parks last year spent more than $700 million. The National Park Service says more than 10 million visitors brought in economic benefits for areas surround the state's 20 parks. The study estimates that the...

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