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  • Trail Talk: Think of trails as Election Day nears

    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Voting isn't an aerobic activity, but choices next month at the ballot box could have an impact on some of your favorite aerobic pastimes. Let's start with 1A, which is being backed by the Trails and Open Space Coalition. If it passes, trails throughout El Paso County will be...

  • Colorado Springs area outdoor events - Oct. 23

    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    ALMANAC Cycling Saturday End of Season Specialized Fall Classic Ride - 
8:30 a.m. check-in, rides begin at 9 a.m., Pro Cycling, 600 S. 21st St. Registration: sales@procycling Costume Critter - Try various obstacles on your bike while in costume, hosted by the Women's...

  • US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country. Starting Monday, anyone traveling from Guinea, Liberia...

  • Vandalism reported at 5 National Parks

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks. Park Service spokesman Jeffrey Olson said Wednesday that he could not disclose the type or extent of...

  • Chicago's new Ebola response network gets 1st test

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Two travelers from Liberia were taken to hospitals after arriving at O'Hare International Airport, including a child who will be tested for Ebola "out of an abundance of caution," in what health officials are calling an important first trial for Chicago's new Ebola...

  • Photos: Group lists 11 endangered US landscapes

    Associated Press
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — Large folk art creations in urban Detroit and Los Angeles neighborhoods, a museum garden in New York and a massive light installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are being listed among the nation's endangered landscapes this year. On Wednesday, the...

  • Side Streets: Readers add to list of Colorado Springs standouts

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Who knew so many famous people once lived in the Pikes Peak region? Clearly not me, judging by the flow of emails and calls from readers nominating more names for the list I began compiling a couple of weeks ago. While I didn't learn of any more scandalous singers, I did learn more...

  • New U. Iowa art museum would be near music school

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa says its new art museum will be located in downtown Iowa City across from the new music school. The university announced Wednesday that it has selected a local development group to build the museum in a public-private partnership. A 2008...

  • Miami passenger charged with bomb hoax

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Several flights were delayed at Miami International Airport after authorities say an international passenger joked about having a bomb. Airport officials said in a news release that 60-year-old Manuel Alberto Alvarado was checking in for his Avianca Airlines flight to...

  • Tourists watch solar alignment in Egypt temple


    ABU SIMBEL, Egypt (AP) — Hundreds of visitors gathered in Egypt on Wednesday at the Great Temple of Ramses II to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year. At dawn at Abu Simbel, local dignitaries and tourists...