• Seau lawyer: family won't disrupt Hall of Fame ceremonies

    Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8 despite its disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction. Steve Strauss, legal counsel to the Seaus and partner at Cooley LLP, said in an...

  • Idaho festival celebrates Basque culture, history

    Updated: 53 min ago

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — With more than 300 pounds of chorizo sitting in her freezer and 5,000 portions of Basque-style paella prepared in advance, Tara McElhose-Eiguren says she's finally running out of space in her kitchen in anticipation of helping feed those attending the traditional...

  • Shannon Boxx and Lauren Holiday to retire after victory tour

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — U.S. soccer formally announced that midfielders Shannon Boxx and Lauren Holiday will retire from the U.S. national team following a victory tour to celebrate the Women's World Cup title. Both players had previously voiced their intention to step down from the...

  • NYC mayor: 400,000 people have obtained municipal ID cards

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that about 400,000 people have obtained New York City's municipal ID card since the program was rolled out six months ago — including immigrants lacking legal documentation. The card is especially useful for the elderly, homeless...

  • Deaf interpreters in Colorado Springs production of 'West Side Story' help unite hearing, deaf communities

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    What would "West Side Story" be without the songs "Tonight" or "America"? We come to a Broadway musical to get caught up in the sweeping ballads and intricate dance moves. But what if you're deaf or hearing-impaired and the deaf interpreter is way off to the side of the stage? By...

  • Pikes Peak region pups help out in healthcare facilities

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Watson makes his way across the room, stopping for pet here and a scratch behind the ears there, slipping gingerly through a maze of metal walkers and wheelchairs to sit obediently at Marilyn Kirkpatrick’s feet. “That’s a good boy, just rest here right by me,” Kirkpatrick cooed, her...

  • Traditional matcha tea gets whirled, dusted, infused in US

    By CHRISTINE ARMARIO The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    More than a thousand years ago, Buddhist monks in Japan began a daily ritual of grinding green tea leaves into powder, mixing it into hot water with a bamboo whisk, then sharing the tea from a single cup. Today matcha in the U.S. is considerably less monastic. It's being blended into...

  • Amazeum children's museum opens in Arkansas

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — It's a science museum. It's a children's museum. It's the Scott Family Amazeum. The 50,000-square-foot Amazeum opened in July in Bentonville where Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opened in 2011 — founded by Wal-Mart heir Alice Walton. The Amazeum...

  • You won't miss the meat or cheese in these hearty burritos

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Roasting is my default cooking method for just about any veggie. The high heat brings the natural sweetness of the vegetable to the surface and turns a simple little item from the produce aisle into a delectable treat. If 5 p.m. on a weeknight has sneaked up on me (It happens!), I...

  • List: Public swimming pools (and a beach) in Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Want to cool off in Colorado Springs and looking for a public swimming area? Here are some options:  Portal Pool 3535 N. Hancock Ave., 7193888287 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Saturday Noon - 6 p.m. Sunday Monument Valley Pool 220 Mesa Road, 7195786636 10 a.m....

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