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  • Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Dec. 18, 2014

    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    ALMANAC Cycling ONGOING The Colorado Springs Cycling Club - For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org. The Joy Ride - Family-friendly 5- to 6-mile bike ride, meet between 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays, McCabe's Tavern, 520 S. Tejon St.; tinyurl.com/bzpmq8p. Hiking ONGOING Garden of...

  • Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Dec. 18, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Events "Live and Local" - With Celestial Mechanics and Band Idiot, 6:30 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., free; 520-7469, pikespeak center.com. Showing of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and Other Holiday Activities - 6:30 p.m., Fountain Library Branch, 230 S. Main St.,...

  • Now that Detroit museum has been saved, go see it

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — In the end, what saved Detroit's art museum from being sold off painting by painting was a legal pad covered in doodles. The Detroit Institute of Arts has been owned by the city since 1919, when Detroit was "rolling in dough," as museum director Graham Beal put it. But...

  • Vegas breaks own record with 40 million visitors

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas tourism officials say 40 million people have visited the destination in 2014, breaking an all-time record for the gambling and entertainment hub. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced Wednesday that the record number of visitors had been...

  • Recommended and rejected New York casino proposals

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    A New York board has recommended three sites for upstate casinos but rejected 13 others. Here's a look at the proposals: ___ RECOMMENDED: — CATSKILLS AND MID-HUDSON RIVER VALLEY: Montreign Resort Casino, Sullivan County. By Empire Resorts. Investment: $1.1 billion or less. Location:...

  • Doctors: Man in train stabbing suffered delusions

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Documents show that a Michigan man charged with stabbing four people aboard an Amtrak train had delusions at one time and spent time in jail for attacking a girlfriend, a newspaper reported Wednesday. Michael D. Williams' family also had petitioned a Saginaw...

  • Cuban-American lawmakers oppose renewing relations

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — High-ranking Cuban-American lawmakers in New Jersey are speaking out against U.S. plans to normalize full diplomatic relations with Cuba. U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Robert Menendez called the release of an American aid worker, which preceded...

  • Kentucky editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Dec. 15 The Independent, Ashland, Kentucky, on Hoover facing challenge in House: The Kentucky Republican Party failed miserably in achieving its top legislative goal for the 2014 General Election. Not only did the GOP fail to achieve...

  • Side Streets: Another chance to see the Knulls' Christmas display deemed unique in Colorado Springs

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    For decades, John and Joan Knull decorated their home on East Dale Street with a collection of homemade Christmas decorations that twirled, slid and sometimes chugged. The colorfully lighted display started in 1970 with a Santa, sleigh and three reindeer that John's father built in...

  • A fresh take on the classic Bellini for New Year's

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    I'm a firm believer that almost any party — not to mention almost any brunch — can be improved by serving sparkling wine. That's why when I started planning this year's New Year's Day brunch, I didn't start my planning with the food; I started with a signature drink. My friends and I...

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