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  • AROUND TOWN: Women's Resource Agency helps women find their hopes and dreams

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Women who had struggled as single mothers seeking new lives told their stories at the WRA annual breakfast fundraiser. They were successful because of agencies like WRA.

  • AROUND TOWN: Bill Medley of Righteous Brothers, WWII vets honored by USO

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers crooned "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" to an appreciative audience of honorees at front tables at the recent USO Freedom Dinner. Then Medley bent down and personally thanked those smiling World War II veterans.

  • Rural Tennessee museum a success in first year

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) — When Discovery Park of America opened on a cornfield in rural Tennessee, its founders expected the museum described as a "mini-Smithsonian" to draw about 150,000 visitors in its first year. They exceeded that goal by 120,000, with a total of 270,000 people...

  • Rare Jefferson letters go on display at NYC museum

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty-one rarely seen letters by Thomas Jefferson have gone on display at the Museum of the City of New York. The correspondence with Robert Livingston was written from 1800 to 1803. Livingston was chancellor of New York state. He administered President George...

  • Colorado College geology professor makes discovery of career

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Colorado College geology professor Christine Siddoway made the discovery of her career from the saddle of a road bike. It was during a climb through North Cheyenne Cañon Park that Siddoway, 52, glimpsed alternating bands of sandstone and granite fused vertically in a rocky slope off...

  • Kansas prairie park preserves vanishing tallgrass

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    STRONG CITY, Kan. (AP) — Stand here in a field of tall, windblown grass and wildflowers, and twirl around like a child. It's like being inside a prairie snow globe: You're surrounded by a sea of green, brown and yellow grass, with a blue-sky dome above. The Tallgrass Prairie National...

  • Rare Air: Climbing Colorado's fourteeners in less than 2 weeks

    By Josh Friesema Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    How long does it take to climb Colorado's fourteeners? I bagged my first 14,000-foot peak at age 10 and didn't finish them all until I was 32. A lofty goal made by some is to climb them in one year. Then there are those who pursue the fastest known time. Nicknamed the Mighty Mountain...

  • Vegas airport closes runway for construction

    Yesterday

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — McCarran International Airport officials say a $67 million construction project to swap out asphalt for more durable concrete is closing the airport's longest runway until May next year. Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews said Wednesday that officials don't expect...

  • Civil Rights Museum to honor Tom Brokaw

    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Former broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw will receive a Lifetime Achievement Freedom Award for Journalism from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis. Themed "Breaking Barriers, Advancing Freedom," The Freedom Award, National Civil Rights Museum's annual...

  • Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Oct. 30, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Climbing ONGOING CityRock Climbing Center - 
21 N. Nevada Ave.
- Night of the Living Deadpoint - Halloween climbing party, for ages 12 and older, 7-10 p.m. Friday, $25-$30. Register for competitions: 
climbcityrock.com. Cycling Tuesday Colorado Springs Cycling Club Fall Open...

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