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  • Colorado Springs pets featured in 2015 calendars

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    It's a good thing dogs don't grasp the concept of time. If they did, Precious Ginger Lee might be even more of a diva. A photo of the pure bred shih tzu, taken when she was a puppy, is the featured "dog of the day" for Aug. 3 in Workman Publishing's "365 Puppies-A-Year 2015 Wall...

  • Turn toys into Christmas tree ornaments

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    From tractors and trains to cats and knights, my son's evolving obsessions find a place on our Christmas tree. Like many families, we buy a new ornament each year, and I often seek out something that represents my son's current interests, in hopes that he'll enjoy looking back as an...

  • Australia family found after 10 days in wilderness

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    SYDNEY (AP) — A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were recovering in a hospital Monday after surviving with their father for 10 days in the Australian wilderness with little food and in weather conditions that ranged from stormy to scorching. Their ordeal began Dec. 11 when...

  • Gazette's popular Front Range poster returns with limited-edition run

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Stash it, fold it or frame it — but by all means, get it while you can. The Gazette’s award-winning poster of Colorado’s Front Range — a 6-foot-by-1-foot scale drawing of “all major geological features west of Interstate 25” — has been reprinted for sale for the first time in two...

  • Ohio gas prices drop again ahead of holidays

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio drivers traveling for the holidays are finding it's much cheaper to fill their tanks this year than it was a year ago. The state's average price for a gallon of regular gas was $2.19 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service...

  • Longest Night Vigil remembers the Colorado Springs homeless people who died

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -By RYAN MAYE HANDY - the gazette
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Nate was a 23-year-old starting to try his hand at songwriting. Mary Beth loved cowboy boots. And Ray had just built his teepee, where he was thrilled to sleep. All three were homeless in Colorado Springs, and all three died this year. As the sun set on the longest night of the...

  • Lane closures halted on Tenn. roads for holidays

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state Transportation Department is halting all lane closures on interstates and state highways over the holidays. According to a news release, the department expects two million drivers of Tennessee roadways over Christmas and New Year. Except for a few...

  • I-65 bridge project easing over holidays

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Motorists traveling between Louisville and southern Indiana during the holidays may find driving a little easier with no new interstate or ramp closures planned for the downtown bridge project starting Monday and continuing through Jan. 4. Kentucky...

  • Michigan proposes community parks to receive federal grants

    Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Nine community parks across Michigan and a state facility in Oceana County are expected to share $930,700 in federal grants under a program designed to provide better public outdoor recreation opportunities. The money will come from the Land and Water...

  • Dear Donna: Thought that counts on gifts

    Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    Dear Donna, A lady I have been dating for three months told me that she bought me a Christmas present. I want to get something for her, but I don't want to overdo it or not do enough. I have no idea what she has bought for me or how much she spent on it. What would you suggest? -...

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